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.
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Faith-Based Initiatives Are Neither Democrat nor Republican
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'
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
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
As Christianity explodes across the globe, it is taking new forms and moving away from traditional expressions.
Christian Churches Together
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
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
Our Gravest Temptation
Politicians have given the president a military blank check. The church, however, cannot write a moral blank check.
The Year is 2054
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
Time to Come Clean
Come to the Water
Knee-deep in the matters of life
On Behalf of the Earth
Despite its failures, Rio's legacy is challenge and hope.
Economics: Searching for Alternatives
Time for a new theological and economic system
The Cry of Creation
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
Constructing a theology of relationship
The Promise Of God's Reign
The church's role in the world's future.
The Authorship Of Life
A biblical look at genetic engineering