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Activists To Fast On Capitol Hill Until Congress Passes Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 3:06pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 ... http://www.religionnews.com/2013/11/12/activists-fast-capitol-hill-congress-passes-immigration-reform/ The Rev. Jim Wallis, ... Tuesday (Nov. 12) to fast from food and drink and to camp in front of the U.S. Capitol until Congress ...

National "Fast For Families" Campaign Launches At Capitol's Doorstep
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 3:02pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Kate Thomas SEIU ...

Group Fasts Near Capitol For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 2:45pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Andrew Mollenbeck ...

Immigration Reform Supporters Kick Off Hunger Strike
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 2:40pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Griselda ... http://voxxi.com/2013/11/12/immigration-reform-hunger-strike/ Rev. Jim Wallis, president ...

Immigration Activists Fast For Reform On National Mall
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 2:36pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Armando Trull ... http://wamu.org/news/13/11/12/immigration_activists_fast_for_reform_on_national_mall Participating groups ...

Faith Leaders And Activists Fast To Protest Inaction On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 12:28pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Esther Yu-Hsi ... http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/11/12/2928021/fasting-reform-washington/ Rev. Jim Wallis ...

Obama: Don't Let ACA Problems Stop Immigration
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 12:24pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Reid Epstein ...

Obama Pushing Immigration As New Doubts Emerge In House
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 12:20pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Laura Meckler ...

Immigration Reform 2013: Evangelical Leaders Urge To Pass Commonsense Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 12:12pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Michelle McErlain ...

What You're Not Allowed To Talk About In Washington
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 12:05pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

SBC leader, other clergy, meet with Obama
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 12:01pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Bob Allen ...

12 Ways Republicans Keep Screwing Over Poor Americans And Women
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:54am | Type: Press

http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/12-ways-republicans-keep-screwing-over-poor-americans-women/content?oid=12030784 “It’s deeper than favorite ... ’Now, Senator, you and I could easily think of 12 senators who could sit at this table and work out ...

Carney Claims Obama Is Willing To 'Assist' The Republican Party Politically With Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:45am | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Fred Lucas ...

Hunger Fast Aimed At Pushing Congress To Pass Immigration Reform Bill
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 12:15pm | Type: Press

posted inside the Fast 4 Families Community Tent at the National Mall in Washington Nov. 12. Beside ...

Willow Creek hosts Pray 4 Reform gathering
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:25am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Jasmine Young ...

Russell Moore, Jim Wallis and Other Christian Leaders Discuss Immigration Reform With President Obama
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:15am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Morgan Lee ...

US Congress members sent 'Poverty and Justice Bible'
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:08am | Type: Press

November 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Presbyterian News Service ...

He Will Change Everything You Know About Undocumented Immigrants
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Press

November 15, 2013 Sojo in the News The Christian Post ...

Protestant Pastors Support Immigration Reform, According to Survey
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

A new poll from Nashville-based LifeWay Research finds nearly six in 10 senior pastors of Protestant churches support immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship. The n ...

U.K. Minister Sayeeda Warsi Calls on West to Protect Christian Minorities
Originally Posted: 11/15/2013 - 6:21pm | Type: Blog

The highest-ranking Muslim in the British government on Friday called on Western governments to do more to protect besieged Christian minorities across the world, particularly in the Holy Land where they are n ...

Hispanic's Arrest Reignites Debate Over Arizona Immigration Law
Originally Posted: 11/15/2013 - 5:55pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Stephen Dinan ... http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/nov/12/immigration-activists-begin-hunger-fast-to-demand-/print/ "It is being blocked, ...

PHOTO: Obama, Biden holding hands during Russell Moore prayer on immigration
Originally Posted: 11/15/2013 - 5:40pm | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Sarah Pulliam Bailey ...

Moore Prays For Obama, Urges Immigration Steps During White House Session
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 11:01am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Tom Strode ...

Oppression Is A Negative-Sum Game
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Press

November 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Art Carden ...

Adoptive Mom Finds Her Family a Visual Testimony to Kingdom of God
Originally Posted: 11/15/2013 - 5:27pm | Type: Blog

An interracial family finds itself a small, albeit imperfect, glimpse of what God’s kingdom promises to be ( Editor’s Note:  This piece was written to commemorate Adoption Awa ...

Why Racism Is (Almost) Omnipotent
Originally Posted: 11/19/2013 - 10:39am | Type: Blog

This Advent season presents the church with a great moment — an opportunity — to sharpen its discernment. It is an opportunity for the church and the world to experience a new birth in love, racial justice, an ...

Humanists Warn Public Schools over Franklin Graham’s ‘Operation Christmas Child’
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 5:37pm | Type: Blog

An organization of nonbelievers is threatening legal action against public schools that participate in an evangelical Christian charity that delivers Christmas toys to poor children. ...

In Oval Office, Evangelicals Press for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 1:13pm | Type: Blog

Speaker of the House John Boehner signaled Wednesday that there would be no immigration reform this year, an announcement made the same day that some of the nation’s most prominent evangelical pastors met with ...

In Oval Office, Evangelicals Press For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 12:54pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Lauren Markoe ...

What You're Not Allowed to Talk About in Washington
Originally Posted: 11/13/2013 - 3:19pm | Type: Blog

Business leaders, law enforcement officials, and evangelical Christians—key constituencies that are typically part of the Republican base—have been at the forefront of immigration reform. ...

Activists to Fast on Capitol Hill Until Congress Passes Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/13/2013 - 1:04pm | Type: Blog

As an icy wind whipped the sides of a packed tent, five activists committed themselves Tuesday to fast from food and drink and to camp in front of the U.S. Capitol until Congress passes comprehensive immigrati ...

What Immigration Reform Looks Like
Originally Posted: 11/13/2013 - 1:07pm | Type: Blog

Sojourners has released a powerful video telling the story an undocumented minister following God’s call and faithfully serving a congregation. In the contentious debate on immig ...

A Prayer for Marissa Alexander
Originally Posted: 11/27/2013 - 4:28pm | Type: Blog

Please stand with Marissa Alexander as she learns whether she will be released on bail to await her retrial. Jesus, please be with Marissa Alexander today. You know Marissa, t ...

It's Time to Fast and Pray
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 6:43pm | Type: Blog

It is time to pray and fast for a change that now feels like a "miracle" in regard to immigration reform. ( Editors Note:  On Nov. 12, faith, immigrant rights, and labor leaders launched the “Fast for Families: ...

Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship
Originally Posted: 11/27/2013 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

the "Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship," Nov. 12, taking place ... for Sojourners, as she experiences the fast. ( Editors Note:  On Nov. 12, faith, ... their next move will be to #fast4families with us. Let it be so … 1:12 p.m. I started this fast ...

Jimmy Carter, “Progressive” Evangelicals, And The Religious Right
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 3:50pm | Type: Press

October 27, 2013 Sojo in the News Chelsen Vicari ...

The World - And Word - According To William Stringfellow
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 3:46pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News John Dear S.J. National Catholic Reporter ...

Vulture Funds Are Immoral Profit Makers
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 12:41pm | Type: Blog

Predatory hedge funds, known as vulture funds, intentionally target the debt of financially distressed nations. Calling for tighter financial oversight of the international econom ...

Catholic Bishops Challenged to Adapt to Pope Francis’ Priorities
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 12:02pm | Type: Blog

As the U.S. Catholic bishops began their annual fall meeting on Monday, they were directly challenged by Pope Francis’ personal representative to be pastors and not ideologues — the first step of what could be ...

Racial Reconciliation Resources
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 11:04am | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey Racism continues to plague our nation. It doesn't have to be this way. Racism continues to ...

Hope in Troubled Times: A New Vision for Confronting Global Crises
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 10:35am | Type: Press

November 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Bob Goudzwaard ...

On Scripture: Jesus, Poor Veterans, and the Grass That Suffers (Luke 21: 5-19)
Originally Posted: 11/11/2013 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

and fearful events and great signs from heaven. 12  “But before all this, they will seize you ...

National Conservative Leader’s Hunger Strike For Immigration Reform Spawns Similar Efforts
Originally Posted: 11/11/2013 - 2:34pm | Type: Press

November 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Elizabeth Llorente ...

December 2013 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)
Originally Posted: 12/16/2013 - 2:32pm | Type: Product

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Originally Posted: 11/11/2013 - 11:55am | Type: Product

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Has Drone Firepower Conquered Christ's Love?
Originally Posted: 11/13/2013 - 3:52pm | Type: Blog

As we seek faithful ways to engage governments with the spirit of Jesus’s love and reconciliation, we must remember some essentials. For centuries, followers of Jesus have wondere ...

Southern Baptists' LifeWay Apologizes for Offensive Curriculum
Originally Posted: 11/07/2013 - 6:13pm | Type: Blog

The president of Southern Baptist retailer LifeWay Christian Resources has apologized for publishing Vacation Bible School material nearly 10 years ago that “used racial stereotypes that offended many in the A ...

Supreme Court Wrestles with How 'Religious' Prayer Should Be at Public Meetings
Originally Posted: 11/08/2013 - 10:06am | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court struggled Wednesday with a case that asks whether government bodies can open with prayers that some people find overly religious and excluding. The Supreme Court ...

Who Would God Discriminate Against?
Originally Posted: 11/07/2013 - 3:28pm | Type: Press

November 7, 2013 Sojo in the News Rachel Laser ...

Subverting the Myth
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 12:06pm | Type: Magazine Article

to the body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12). HOW MIGHT THE white church respond? What does discipleship mean ...