Chris LaTondresse 03-01-2011

"Farewell Rob Bell." With this three word tweet John Piper -- senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist church in Minneapolis, Minnesota and elder statesman of the neo-reform stream of American Christianity -- triggered an online firestorm over the weekend.

Rose Marie Berger 02-25-2011
Writer and Trappist monk Matthew Kelty died last week at age 95. His is an example of a good life and a good death.
Jim Wallis 02-18-2011

In as clear a statement as has been made, Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep.

Ray McGovern 02-17-2011

As Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gave her speech at George Washington University yesterday condemning governments that arrest

Allen Johnson 02-14-2011

In the old days, in the coal towns of West Virginia, winter was a time when folks hunkered around the pot-bellied stove and whiled away time spinning stories. At times, someone would fiddle with the draft, poke the coal embers, and release an extra dollop of acrid coal smell. Houses were drafty. Your front side facing the stove could be burning up, your backside shivering cold.

Elizabeth Palmberg 02-11-2011
[Editors' note: This post is taken from a letter Sojourners associate editor Elizabeth Palmberg sent to the folks who create National Public Radio's Planet Money podca
Julie Clawson 02-08-2011

I admit, I only watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. Yes, it's crass and consumerist, but seeing how marketers decide to spend millions of dollars in an attempt to manipulate me each year holds some sort of strange appeal (twisted as it may be).

This week UnitedHealthcare told a stroke victim that her health insurance with them does not include the rehabilitation necessary for her to walk, eat, or speak again.
Within the American news cycle, the front-and-center story about Egypt has three areas of interest: What will it mean for Egypt?
Helen Lee 02-03-2011
By now, you've surely heard about the infamous Wall Street Journal article enti
Aaron Taylor 02-02-2011

I love going to the gym in the mornings. It gives me a chance to watch the news. It also gives me a chance to compare the differences between the major networks and how they cover the events of the day.

Theresa Cho 02-01-2011
I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. Mainly because of Jesus' response to Martha.
Claire Lorentzen 01-26-2011
President Obama spent 4 percent of his State of the Union addressing partisans
Timothy King 01-26-2011
Another State of the Union has come and gone. The kingdom of God did not come with it, and the sky did not fall.
Margaret Benefiel 01-19-2011
In the midst of the American discussions of violence and civility in public discourse following the tragic shootings in
Julie Clawson 01-18-2011
My daughter came home from school recently with a worksheet that described life before and after Martin Luther King Jr.
Debra Dean Murphy 01-18-2011
In his role as prophet to the nation, Martin Luther King Jr.
We set aside a national holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. because he welded an ethos of agape love onto the founding principles of the United States.
Johnathan Smith 01-17-2011

In his "I Have a Dream" speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.