The Declaration of Independence says:
Kevin Lum 08-11-2009
Jim Wallis and other faith leaders from across America kicked off "40 Days for Health Reform"
Mimi Haddad 08-10-2009
"Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed.
If anyone still doesn't believe in global warming, come to Glacier National Park. My wife Karin and I just spent two days of our vacation here.
Cesar Baldelomar 07-22-2009

Throughout history, individuals and institutions have cited the Bible to support injustices, such as "holy war" against infidels, the subjection of women, racism and slavery, and the abuse of homos

Mimi Haddad 07-20-2009

In last week's post, I argued that because the apostle Paul commended the work of Phoebe-a deacon (Romans 16:1-2)-the tradition of female deacons continued throughout the early centuries, as noted both by the archaeological evidence and also in Christian literature preserved from this period.

Aaron Taylor 07-13-2009

Mauritania is a land of striking beauty, with sand dunes lined against the sky, Bedouins riding camels in the countryside, and flying beetles that look like they come straight from the abyss of the Apocalypse. Mauritania is also a land of extremes-extreme beauty, extreme hospitality, and lately, extreme religion.

Jim Wallis 07-02-2009
Good health is the will of God for each and every one of his children.
Jessi Colund 06-30-2009

I graduated from a wonderful Christian college about a year ago, and it was a great experience overall. However, one thing that really bothered me was the pressure felt by many of my friends-especially my female friends-to get married.

Elizabeth Palmberg 06-18-2009
Sojourners magazine just had its first redesign in my seven years of working here, and all I can say is "wow," because I have a limited graphic-design vocabulary.
Bill Mefford 06-17-2009
As things begin to heat up on the immigration debate in Congress, the role of the church will be significant.
Jim Wallis 06-10-2009
Few biblical figures stand out for their bravery as Esther does. Faced with a looming order for the systematic extermination of her people, she risked her life and broke the silence.
Aaron Taylor 06-10-2009
The world stood at attention as President Obama gave a historic speech to the Muslim world. In mainstream U.S.
Mimi Haddad 06-09-2009
"Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord." (1 Corinthians 1:31, NRSV)
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
It is undeniable that the Palestinian people - Muslim and Christians - have suffered in pursuit of a homeland. For more than 60 years they have endured the pain of dislocation.
Mimi Haddad 05-29-2009
I heard a preacher once say, "Don't let facts blind you to the truth." What did he mean? Facts, misunderstood or taken out of context, can take us further away from, rather than closer to, truth.
Jarrod McKenna 05-29-2009
"The Bible knows nothing about peace without justice," said that great prophet of joyful restorative justice, Desmond Tutu, when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
Aaron Taylor 05-22-2009
Despite the repeated attempts of former President George W.