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Wes Granberg-Michaelson is the author of the forthcoming book Without Oars: Casting Off into a Life of Pilgrimage, as well as From Times Square to Timbuktu: The Post-Christian West Meets the Non-Western Church and Future Faith: Ten Challenges for Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century (Fortress Press). For 17 years he served as General Secretary of the Reformed Church in America, and has long been active in ecumenical initiatives such as the Global Christian Forum and Christian Churches Together. He’s been associated with the ministry of Sojourners for 40 years. He and his wife Karin now live in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Posts By This Author

Faith-Based Initiatives Are Neither Democrat nor Republican

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-03-2008

In the wake of Sen. Obama's proposals on faith-based initiatives, I listened to political pundits characterize this as simply another shift by Obama toward the political "center." All this knee-jerk analysis totally misses the point.

I've followed the development of this idea for years. In September 2000 I was at a breakfast for religious leaders at the White House when President Clinton [...]

'A New Pentecost'

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 03-01-2008
Global Christian Forum breaks ages-old barriers.

Fresh Fellowship

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 02-29-2008

The Global Christian Forum is a new phenomenon bringing together Christian churches from throughout the globe and the different parts of the Christian community - from Pentecostal to Catholic, historic Protestant to Orthodox. In the March issue of Sojourners, Wesley Granberg-Michaelson [...]

One in the Spirit

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 08-01-2006
Building bridges between pentecostals and the mainline churches.

Words, Not War, With Iran

'Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.' - Isaiah 2:4

Ready or Not

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 02-01-2006

As Christianity explodes across the globe, it is taking new forms and moving away from traditional expressions.

Christian Churches Together

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 02-01-2006

The journey of Christian Churches Together in the USA began in September 2001 when church leaders representing the wider spectrum of the Christian community articulated a vision for a place of fe

The Global Christian Forum

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 02-01-2006

The vision of the Global Christian Forum is simple but bold: Can the four main “families” of the Christian community—Orthodox, historic Protestant, evangelical/pentecostal, and

Christian Churches Together

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 05-01-2003
A powerful new tool for strengthening the mission of the church.

Our Gravest Temptation

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 11-01-2001

Politicians have given the president a military blank check. The church, however, cannot write a moral blank check.

The Year is 2054

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-01-2000

A half-century from now, will the churches finally learn to get along? We look into our crystal ball to see…

Many Members, One Body

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 05-01-1999
Homosexuality should not become a litmus test of who's in or out of God's favor

Time to Come Clean

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 05-01-1997
The addiction of campaign money.

Come to the Water

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-01-1993

Knee-deep in the matters of life

On Behalf of the Earth

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 10-01-1992

Despite its failures, Rio's legacy is challenge and hope.

Economics: Searching for Alternatives

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-01-1990

Time for a new theological and economic system

The Cry of Creation

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 02-01-1990

The recent resurgence of concern about the environment has meant many good things for me, and one of them is that I'm starting to see some old friends again.

Renewing the Whole Creation

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 02-01-1990

Constructing a theology of relationship

The Promise Of God's Reign

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 06-01-1984

The church's role in the world's future.

The Authorship Of Life

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 06-01-1983

A biblical look at genetic engineering