topics: Reclaiming Jesus, faith and public policy, racial justice, climate justice, economic justice, immigration, women and girls, nonviolence and peace
Jim Wallis a globally respected writer, teacher, preacher, and justice advocate who believes the gospel of Jesus must be transformed from its cultural and political captivities. He is a New York Times
bestselling author, widely recognized public theologian, renowned speaker, and regular international commentator on ethics and public life. He is the founder of Sojourners, and is the author of 12 books, including America’s Original Sin
, God’s Politics
, The Great Awakening
, and The Call to Conversion
. He served on President Obama's White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and has taught faith and public life courses at Harvard and Georgetown University. “Coach Jim” also served for 22 seasons as a Little League coach for his two baseball playing sons.