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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.

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by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 10-01-1982

A theology for global sanctification.


by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 03-01-1982

Last month a Vietnamese peacemaker and a U.S. Christian entered federal prison to serve 15-year sentences for their efforts to promote U.S.-Vietnamese reconciliation.

At the Dawn of the New Creation

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 11-01-1981

A Theology of the Environment

Whose Right To Live Where?

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-01-1981

A report on La Grange II and the Middle East conflict.

The Cost of Renewal

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 10-01-1978

For any church to begin to live a corporate life defined by the kingdom of God means that its patterns, activities, and ways of being will be fundamentally transformed and renewed.

Forced Glimpse into Brazil's Jails

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-01-1977

One of Rosalyn Carter’s goals in her recent trip to Latin America was to improve relations with Brazil's military government.

Carter's Energy Plan: Conserving the American Way

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-01-1977

President Carter’s energy policy, his first major domestic policy initiative, has received a rocky reception in the Congress.

Human Rights: A Surer Standard

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 04-01-1977

The rhetoric of human rights and morality has dominated the first two months of the Carter Administration’s foreign policy.

Evangelical Zionism

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 03-01-1977

“The establishment of the modern state of Israel is the fulfillment of biblical prophecy,” according to Jimmy Carter, President of the United States.

Curiouser and Curiouser Bomb Logic

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 02-01-1977

I was two months old when my country killed at least 150,000 people in Japan with the atomic bomb.

Crucible of Community

A dialogue on Sojourners' shaping.

Persecution visited upon the Body

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 01-01-1977

The church sends up a grim litany of repression.

Interview with Dorothy Day

Exalting Those of Low Degree

Encountering Dorothy Day

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 12-01-1976

From her earliest years, Dorothy Day has believed that the place for people to be is on the barricades. She has been there with them.

Catholic Worker Hospitality Houses

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 12-01-1976

Systematic Unselfishness

Vietnam-the Postwar Plight of a People

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 11-01-1976

Devastated Farms and Families Cope with Peace

Liberating the Church

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 09-01-1976

There is, quite plainly, a capitalist captivity of the American church. 

Suffering with the Victims

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-01-1976

“Remember those in prison as if you were there with them; and those who are being maltreated, for you like them are still in the world” (Hebrews 13:3).

Interview with Fred Morris: An Experience of Torture in Brazil

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 07-01-1976

Fred Morris went to Brazil in 1964 as a missionary of the United Methodist Church and served for nearly five years in southern Brazil near Rio de Janeiro.

Alternative Reality

by Wes Granberg-Michaelson 05-01-1976

Is the Holy Wholly Gone?