Elections

Nontando Hadebe 04-30-2009
The South African elections have eclipsed all news in our region. These went fairly smoothly with isolated incidents.
Ed Spivey Jr. 04-28-2009
This is the day. The day that the entrenched powers on Capitol Hill come face to face with the horde of advocates from the Mobilization Against Poverty.
Nontando Hadebe 04-20-2009
Someone once said that once the wheels of change are in motion, they can't be stopped; it's as if once the sun starts to rise, there is no going back into the night.
Nontando Hadebe 04-03-2009
It has been another week of high drama in South Africa and more mixed news from Zimbabwe. In South Africa three key issues have dominated public debate.
James Loney 03-09-2009

"Let's listen in now to the Marine Corps Band," the CNN commentator says. The camera pans across the Washington Mall. People, as far as the eye can see, waiting for the historic moment, the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America, the first African American to ever hold this high office.

Nontando Hadebe 02-23-2009
It's been just over two weeks into the new transitional government in Zimbabwe. There is guarded optimism and most people have adopted a 'wait and see' approach.
Jim Wallis 02-20-2009
It is the power of relationships that make new things possible. Relationships are the foundation of and the means for creating a culture shift.
Nontando Hadebe 02-11-2009
A brief recap on some of the latest developments in Zimbabwe.
Matt Hildreth 01-29-2009
Last week, the SojoTube team had a chance to sit down with DJ, songwriter, and musician Moby
Glen Peterson 01-28-2009
Just a few months ago, Christian advocates of immigration reform believed that the political environment in the country would make it very difficult to make the legislative changes necessary to pro
Kaitlin Barker 01-28-2009
As I layered my clothing and stepped out into the biting pre-dawn chill, and as my friends and I walked the three miles down to the Mall and stood for hours feeling our toes go numb, I found it all
Mary Nelson 01-27-2009
I was there at the Lincoln Memorial Opening Inaugural Event, the Inauguration
Seth Naicker 01-26-2009
For millions in the U.S.A.
Soong-Chan Rah 01-23-2009
Generations are often defined by tragedy and crisis. Cultural milestones are often measured by a traumatic event that is shared by a generation. Remember Pearl Harbor?
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.

Rabbi Arthur Waskow 01-22-2009
I thought God -- the real God, the One who cares passionately about justice, peace, and diversity -- came out rather well in the inaugural ceremonies.
Matt Hildreth 01-22-2009

090121-sharon-watkinsDisciples of Christ General Minister and President (and Sojourners Board member) Rev. Dr. Sharon E. Watkins delivered this sermon, "Harmonies of Liberty," during the National Prayer Service in Washington, D.C.

Joseph Lowery 01-22-2009

God of our weary years, God of our silent tears, thou who has brought us thus far along the way, thou who has by thy might led us into the light, keep us forever in the path, we pray, lest our feet stray from the places, our God, where we met thee, lest our hearts, drunk with the wine of the world, we forget thee.

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:

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