Hearts & Minds

Jim Wallis 7-01-2012

The lion helped inspire my hope to write a biblical and theological defense of the common good, something that has been almost lost in our age of selfishness.

Jim Wallis 1-01-2012

The war in Iraq was fundamentally a war of choice, and it was the wrong choice.

Jim Wallis 12-20-2011

Evangelicals run the political gamut from conservative and moderate to progressive and decidedly liberal. To suggest that most evangelicals reside on the far right is simply not true.

Jim Wallis 11-02-2011

Nonviolence is not just a critical tactic but a necessary commitment.

Jim Wallis 11-01-2011

People of faith, at our best, are the ultimate independents.

Jim Wallis 9-01-2011

America should be a safe place for people of all faiths.

Jim Wallis 8-01-2011

It's a consistent storyline in the media, involving powerful men in politics, sports, business, and religion: Men behave with utter disregard for the dignity and humanity of women -- using and abusing them at will, and acting as if they believe that they are entitled to do so.

Jim Wallis 7-01-2011

In this fallen world we are often faced with imperfect choices in response to clear evil.

Jim Wallis 6-15-2011

Tough choices are now upon us -- but they must be smart, courageous, and compassionate. 

Jim Wallis 6-03-2011

Though the fast ended on Easter, it helped to spark a broad and united movement for a moral budget.

Jim Wallis 5-10-2011

The leadership of both our countries has preferred stability to democracy for a long time.

Jim Wallis 3-01-2011

It's time to end the war in Afghanistan.

Jim Wallis 2-01-2011

Time and again, we heard from President Obama on the campaign trail that Washington was broken and he was running for president to fix it.

Jim Wallis 1-01-2011

In politics there is always a spiritual choice to be made -- a choice between hope and fear.

Jim Wallis 12-01-2010

This fall we saw a disturbing rise in religious intolerance in the U.S.

Jim Wallis 11-01-2010

President Obama announced at the end of August that "the American combat mission in Iraq has ended." Watching the speech and listening to the commentary, I was gripped by a deep sadness.

Jim Wallis 9-01-2010
Soldiers are dying for a failed, arrogant, theologically unjust, and immoral war policy.
Jim Wallis 8-01-2010
An ethic of endless economic growth, powered by fossil fuels, is ultimately unsustainable.
Jim Wallis 7-01-2010
This law would force us to disobey Jesus and his gospel. We will not comply.
Jim Wallis 6-01-2010
We need to behave differently, for the sake of our spiritual integrity and the health of our democracy.