Katrina Abarcar 07-07-2009

Melissa Roxas is someone I am proud to call a friend. When I met her three years ago, I was struck by her deep desire to return to the Philippines to provide volunteer services to impoverished communities.

Aaron Taylor 06-26-2009
On May 24th, 2009, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) junta-backed troops attacked numerous villages in Paan District, Burma, causing the flight of at least 3,000 internally displaced persons (I
Mark Brinkmoeller 06-12-2009
"Listen to it loud!" That was the advice that came with a disc of the new film, I Bring What I Love, about Youssou N'Dour, a Senegalese singer who has worked for social justice in Africa.
Seth Naicker 06-02-2009
Homecoming is on my mind in this day and this hour.
Kaitlin Barker 05-20-2009

I spent my Monday lunch hour, and maybe longer due to D.C. traffic, standing with some 30 protesters across the street from the Burmese embassy, waving signs and shouting at curtained windows. Hundreds of other demonstrators around the world were also protesting on behalf of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Jim Wallis 05-15-2009
For more than sixty years
Jim Wallis 05-07-2009
There were some remarkable outcomes to last week's Mobilization to End Poverty, with nearly 50 sponsors an
Ed Spivey Jr. 04-27-2009
I had lunch with several long-time readers and supporters of Sojourners, people who in their own lives have been living out the gospel for decades.
Elizabeth Palmberg 04-27-2009
Before and after the worship service tonight, I got a chance to chat with just a few of the thousand-plus people coming to the Mobilization. Here's what they had to say:
Elizabeth Palmberg 04-24-2009
Nigerian activist Leo Atakpu is a busy guy -- he advocates for debt cancellation, opposes water privatization, and speaks out against climate change.
Elizabeth Palmberg 04-23-2009
Often, when we hear about global warming, what we get on the news is statistics that are hard to take in.
Amanda Hendler-Voss 04-14-2009
Lemeyo Abon, an indigenous elder from the Marshall Islands, is a survivor of fallout from the largest nuclear bomb ever

Scanning the headlines recently, the following caught my attention: "Walgreens giving free care to jobless and uninsured." I read the article to find the hidden catch, but to my delight, I found only a company trying to use its resources in a way that promotes the common good of society.


John Gehring 03-25-2009
When both the Left and Right begin sharpening their knives, it means you are on to something.
April Joy Damian 02-27-2009

Growing up Catholic in San Francisco, I was fortunate to be raised with a passion for social justice rooted in my faith. Contrary to the present-day association of Christianity with political and social conservatism, I view my faith as radical.

Lisa Sharon Harper 02-24-2009
Advocating for the poor is crucial in this time of recession, but maybe you're a little nervous about actually walking into your member of Congress' office, even after the great training you ca
Jim Wallis 02-19-2009
Through the partisan fistfight of the general election, in the midst of political posturing during the transition, and moving forward in spite of a Congress split down party lines, a bipartisan gro
Ryan Beiler 02-10-2009

We at Sojourners continue to be deeply concerned for the safety and well-being of Philip Rizk, who was arrested and detained by Egyptian secret police Friday evening following a rally north of Cairo in support of the people of Gaza.

Janna Hunter-Bowman 02-03-2009
Today I listened to a persecuted woman, mother to mother.