Elections

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.

God's Politics 11-04-2008

Sojourners is interested in hearing about the issues you care most about in this historic election. Take the quick poll and find out how others voted as well.

This weekend I found myself irritable, tired, and hungry. Not hungry for food, but with an ache in my spirit. A burdensome kind of discontent not easily soothed by quick fixes.
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
Glen Peterson 11-04-2008
Activists, evangelical Christians, and Catholic Workers have joined in a hunger strike in downtown Los Angeles to expose the plight of immigrants in the United States and to motivate 1 million peop
Jim Wallis 11-03-2008
On the eve of this historic election, let us pause for a moment of thanks.
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.
Jim Wallis 11-01-2008
10 issues to consider in casting a ballot.
Molly Marsh 11-01-2008
Politics and storytelling.
The Editors 11-01-2008

God is always on the side of the marginalized, the people who are the weakest and poorest.

Ed Spivey Jr. 11-01-2008

Editor’s Note: Okay, Ed, the lawyer has finished looking through your column to make sure it’s totally nonpartisan and that it doesn’t favor or oppose either candidate.

Sojourners 11-01-2008

A guide to the issues -- just in time for the elections.

Jim Wallis 10-31-2008
Last week Jim Wallis sat down with Mike Slaughter to talk about the faith and politics of a swing state pastor.
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
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

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