Media Advisories & Press Releases
The cross-racial, cross- partisan group of 50 leaders, representing over 40 million Americans, commit to supporting TRHT process to restore the soul of America.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rev. Adam Taylor, President of Sojourners and Rev. Jim Wallis, Founder and Ambassador of Sojourners along with 17 other Christian leaders, as a part of the Circle of Protection, have sent a letter to President Biden and every member of Congress affirming the importance of justice for poor and marginalized people in the Build Back Better legislation that they will now be considering.
Over 400 faith leaders, including Sojourners, commitment to preach and teach against anti-Asian racism
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday’s horrific murder of eight people, including six Asian women in spas outside Atlanta, brings even greater urgency to the need to combat the unconscionable rise of violence and hate crimes directed at Asian people and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
WASHINGTON, DC — Sojourners, as part of the Circle of Protection, welcomes the passing of the American Rescue Plan. This bill is especially important for poor and low-income people who have been struggling for a year now. We see this as an important step to recovery and helping communities that have been disproportionately affected by the dual health and economic crises.
Sojourners in the News
Source: The Miami Herald | Leonard Pitts Jr.
Granted, the 1980s was hardly the first time — or the last — people allowed their politics to be informed by their faith. As the lives and ministries of Jim Wallis, Jeremiah Wright, William Barber II and Martin Luther King, Jr. amply attest, the progressive left has often done the same thing.
Source: Religion News Service | Jim Wallis and Barbara Williams-Skinner
There’s a preacher in the house — or at least, in the Senate. “A vote is a kind of prayer — to God.” That’s what Sen. Raphael Warnock, Georgia’s first Black senator, said in his first floor speech in the Senate chamber.
Source: Religion News Service | Jim Wallis
It isn’t often that a bill comes before Congress that is principled, pragmatic and popular.
Source: Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks
Jones’ case has drawn attention from faith leaders — including Dallas megachurch pastor and author Bishop T.D. Jakes and Sojourners founder Jim Wallis — who ramped up their support for the inmate as Monday’s hearing neared. Some expressed concern that racism and false testimony may have figured in Jones’ case.
Source: Christianity Today | Rebecca Randall
Speaking this week on behalf of an Oklahoma death row inmate who claims he did not commit the murder for which he’s served 20 years in prison, pastor T. D. Jakes said, “If Jesus acquitted the guilty, then surely he would advocate for the innocent.”