James A. Forbes Jr. served for 18 years as senior pastor of Riverside Church in New York City. 

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Lord, I Cast My Vote For You

by James A. Forbes Jr. 11-05-2018

I’ll treat the earth as sacred space
Name violence a vile disgrace.
Build a world of justice and peace
Help the oppressed find release.

To Keep the Nation From Losing Its Soul

by James A. Forbes Jr. 08-01-1991

A new breed of believers

Matters of the Heart: Reflections from a Preacher and Theologian

An interview with James Forbes, Jr.