Hearts & Minds

Jim Wallis 07-01-2003

As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace!" —Luke 19:41

Jim Wallis 05-01-2003

The American-led war against Iraq has begun.

Jim Wallis 03-01-2003

We had only a few weeks to organize "Pray and Act: A Service for Peace and Justice" on January 20, the holiday of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

Jim Wallis 01-01-2003

Whatever Christians decide about war with Iraq, they must do it on the basis of Christian theology.

Jim Wallis 11-01-2002

Saddam Hussein is an evil ruler, no doubt about it.

Jim Wallis 09-01-2002

‘ Hear this, you that trample on the poor and take from them their jobs and retirement funds.

Jim Wallis 07-01-2002

Having a 3-and-a-half-year-old son has made the horrific revelations about the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests even more abhorrent.

Jim Wallis 05-01-2002

For those who care about poverty in America, the coming months are a critical time, a turning point similar to the New Deal of the 1930s or the War on Poverty in the 1960s.

Jim Wallis 03-01-2002

Sounds like a great Old Testament saga, doesn't it?—the sin of Enron. Well, this may be a more biblical tale than we think.

Jim Wallis 01-01-2002

I just returned from Ground Zero in New York City.

Jim Wallis 11-01-2001

This edition of Sojourners went to press just as the U.S. military strikes in Afghanistan began, which makes this special issue even more critical. 

Jim Wallis 09-01-2001

My wife, Joy, my son, Luke, and I had dinner recently with our friend Michael Lerner and his wife, Debora, in their Berkeley, California home.

Jim Wallis 07-01-2001

Religious leaders demand (and get) help for working families.

Jim Wallis 05-01-2001

Will witches, cults, and strange religions soon get taxpayers' dollars?

Jim Wallis 03-01-2001

Breakfast in the White House can be dangerous to the prophetic vocation.

Jim Wallis 01-01-2001

President-elect George W. Bush, as a victor who lost the popular vote and won the presidency with a 5-4 Supreme Court decision, will face a divided nation

Jim Wallis 11-01-2000

Let the good times roll! President Bill Clinton was absolutely beaming as he reported the U.S. Census Bureau's annual poverty statistics.

Jim Wallis 09-01-2000

Overtaking poverty will take all of our best values and insights.

Jim Wallis 07-01-2000

The last city on my recent Faith Works book tour was Milwaukee.

Jim Wallis 05-01-2000

The Covenant to Overcome Poverty is as simple as it is potentially life-changing.