Sojourners Magazine: July 2022
Many pastors are stepping away from ministry. The institutional church will never be the same.
As 38% of pastors give "real or serious consideration" to stepping away from ministry, our faith landscape could fundamentally shift.
Student and alumni activists seek to protect LGBTQ rights and challenge Title IX exemptions on Christian university campuses.
Angela Manno's "Sacred Icons of Endangered Species" shed light on the holy work of loving the Earth.
Required readings for resisting destructive forms of patriotism that bleed into extremist nationalism.
Three articles in our July issue show how God is exchanging the old wineskins for new.
Dreaming of a just future offers an opportunity to undo extreme sentencing practices.
While it is tempting to resume "normal" life and to ignore the empty pews and medical complications of ailing congregants, we must resist this easy way out.
Our ancient biblical stories remind us how complicated silence is — and that some transformations only emerge within it.
Part of the journey to wholeness is listening to the body God made.
"It was the most emotionally charged experience I have ever had in my life."
"It’s a calling that I’m continuing to be faithful to."
"I just want to be an artist sometimes."
Singer-songwriter Natalie Bergman navigates deep loss and fervent faith in her solo work Mercy.
Pose reminds us that brokenness is paradoxically used to make something more whole.
Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City" is a masterpiece of moral formation, motivating us "to make a better tomorrow."
Three culture recommendations from our editors.
Boycott is a call to mobilize against destructive legislation before it becomes — or supersedes — precedent.
The Swimmers isn’t a ghost story, but the characters are certainly haunted.
The following terms end after 40 days and 40 nights ... unless it rains the whole time.
What Happens When White Identity Comes Before Christian Faith?
In the U.S. today, two-thirds of white Christians practice a “religion of whiteness,” a new study finds.