Common good

Jim Wallis 01-22-2009

It's a better country than I thought it was. I honestly wouldn't have thought this possible. I guess I would have agreed with the older generation of African Americans in my neighborhood: This day would never come in our lifetimes-but here it is.

Ryan Beiler 01-22-2009
Here's the video and the transcript of Rick Warren's prayer at the inaugural ceremony, for your reference and comment:
Brian McLaren 01-21-2009

I'm 52, and I've had a great first half-century of life (and am looking forward to the next). But this inaugural week I feel an extraordinary happiness. Younger people can understand it to a great degree, but I think many folks my age and older

Jim Wallis 01-19-2009
The day after the inauguration, I will be joining with Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, and Christian leaders at the National Prayer Service for our new president.
This election galvanized millions of people who yearned to take back our country. People want to contribute their talents, strengthen communities, take pride in what we give and accomplish.
Lynne Hybels 11-05-2008
While my friend, Christine, sent me iPhone photos of the thousands of ecstatic Chicagoans she partied with last night in Grant Park, I pondered what I would write to you this morning.
Jim Wallis 11-03-2008
On the eve of this historic election, let us pause for a moment of thanks.
Timothy King 10-31-2008
If you care about peace, justice, the common good, poor people, the environment, genocide, war, peoples' health, human life or general wellbeing, come hell or high water, you are going to vote on N
Jim Wallis 10-29-2008
James Dobson, you owe America an apology.
Jim Wallis 10-24-2008
A new figure has entered the 2008 election campaign. His name is "Joe the plumber," and his concerns about his future have now entered the message of this political year.
Danny Duncan Collum 06-01-2008
In the coming technological revolution, will there be space for the common good?
Danny Duncan Collum 07-01-1988

After the great revival of conscience-laden rock events in 1985, it might seem today that the search for good times and the common good must again be carried out at the margins.