2008 Election

Joel Hunter 11-05-2008
Dear Mr. President,

You have my active and prayerful support. In addition, I am hoping you will:

Mary Nelson 11-05-2008
I shed tears last night as I stood with thousands in Chicago's Grant Park cheering our new President-elect Obama, contrasting that with crowds' hatred and bigotry I experiences more than 40 years a
Jim Wallis 11-05-2008
Yesterday's election represents a watershed moment in the life and history of our country.
Phyllis Tickle 11-05-2008
Whether installed by election, by hereditary right, or by power of arms, of all the rulers humankind has ever had, none is so venerated or cited or-and this is important-none so forgiven by history
Nontando Hadebe 11-05-2008
Good morning! After an extensive media coverage of the U.S. elections, it was great to wake up to history!
Leroy Barber 11-05-2008
When I was a kid I remember hearing and declaring that I could be anything I wanted to be, which included being the president of the United States.
Dee Dee Risher 11-05-2008
At 6:30 a.m., my 7-year-old daughter wakes me. "Mommy! Is it time to vote?"
Jim Wallis 11-05-2008

Dear Mr. President-elect Obama:

I want personally to offer you my prayers as you embark on the enormous challenge of leading our country in a time of great crisis and crossroads. While our ultimate hope is our faith in God, we also have high hopes for your administration.

Becky Garrison 11-04-2008
As part of my coverage of the American Academy of Religion's annual meeting, I attended a day-long workshop titled "Religion in the Race for the White House." Fo
Jim Wallis 11-03-2008
On the eve of this historic election, let us pause for a moment of thanks.
Matthew Dunbar 11-03-2008
Every election year the urgent call to vote our evangelical pro-life values is sent out to all the faith.
Melvin Bray 11-03-2008
As the 2008 presidential campaign draws to a close, I've become increasingly less concerned about the specific outcome of election night and more concerned by what we will have positioned ourselves
Abayea Pelt 11-03-2008
I have been fighting tears for the past few days. And as Tuesday draws closer it becomes harder and harder to keep those tears at bay.
Tim Kumfer 11-03-2008
I work in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of northwest Washington in a building called The Festival Center.
Logan Isaac 11-03-2008
I have given a lot of thought in the last several months about the vote coming up.
Duane Shank 11-03-2008
Since Mennonite theologian and ethicist John Howard Yoder's death in 1997, I have often wondered what he would have said about the events of these past eleven years.
Ryan Beiler 10-31-2008
I'm pretty sure I have more sympathy for Shane and his treatment of what I'll call "alternative voting" (principled non-voters, minor par
Sondra Haaga 10-31-2008
In the spirit of honest and civil dialogue, I would like to both affirm and respectfully disagree with a few points made by Shane Claiborne i
Jim Wallis 10-30-2008
Editor's Note: During a teleconference today, evangelical and Catholic leaders challenged people of faith to evaluate candidates on a consistent ethic of life that protects life from the "womb