I have a neighbor who has a little maxim he uses to explain much of what he sees on the news or reads about in the local paper.
Jeffrey Buchanan 09-02-2009

This will be the first year congressional leaders and President Obama won't travel to the Gulf Coast to honor the anniversary of our nation's largest disaster.

People of faith can celebrate today as the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour.
Nate Bacon 07-15-2009

Only God would open up an opportunity for a Catholic from San Francisco to speak prophetically to the Prime Minister of Australia, at the Anglican Centre in Rome, on behalf of Cambodians about to lose their land in Phnom Penh. God cares that much about the poor.

Onleilove Alston 07-08-2009

"I do the work of justice not out of a disdain for the privileged but out of a love for Life." - Womanist Theologian Dr. Kelly Douglas Brown

Lisa Sharon Harper 06-30-2009
I stepped up to the automatic sliding doors, but they didn't open. I knocked. The guard recognized me, waved, and the South Bronx-based special care facility opened arms of welcome.

As our nation mourns the untimely death of the King of Pop, I am grieving over the death of a lesser know man: a man whom many will never know, but whose mark on the world is significant. Two weeks ago, Rev.

In the upcoming weeks and months, desperate people will knock on the doors of almost every church across the nation to ask for emergency financial assistance.
Shane Claiborne 04-14-2009
With the National Day of Prayer coming up (May 7), a lot of folks around the country are organizing prayer services in church sanctuaries and town halls.
Jim Wallis 03-26-2009

While watching President Obama's press conference Tuesday evening, I was struck by a few things that are often forgotten in the criticism of his proposed budget.

Patricia Wudel 03-20-2009

There's been quite a lot in the news recently about AIG and its concerns about retaining "talented staff" if bonuses go unpaid. I too work with exceptionally talented men and women.

Alan Clapsaddle 03-10-2009
Jim Wallis wrote a great post last week entitled "Potluck Perspective." Unfortunately, sharing food with 'the least of these' is again drawing the ire of those un
Mary Nelson 03-03-2009
Several years ago over 100 of us were arrested for blocking a Capital building entrance and protesting tax cuts for the 5 percent wealthiest people and program cuts from WIC, food stamps, college a
Barbara Born 02-25-2009
Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51; 2nd Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21.
Caitlin Beidler 02-05-2009
Last week, I read this quote by John Piper: "...the weeping of the saints at the loss of precious souls is, paradoxically, the weeping of joy in God." I believe that is what God wants for me and fo
Alan Clapsaddle 02-04-2009
Last week, January 27, just a few blocks north of the Sojourners' office on 14th Street in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of our nation's capital, a homeless man was attacked and lay dying on th
Mary Nelson 02-04-2009
Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity, died yesterday.
Shane Claiborne 01-29-2009

It seems that much of our conversation as a Church is in a perpetual cycle of reaction. We are tempted to exaggerate the neglected truth, and end up making incomplete disciples, either social justice disciples without Jesus or Jesus disciples without social justice. Then there are those special moments where Jesus and Justice kiss.

Michaela Bruzzese 12-04-2008
A few years ago, as I and the rest of the audience waited patiently for a passion play to begin, a homeless man burst into the church and began running up the aisle, screaming.
Eugene Cho 11-25-2008
This entry is dedicated to Brenden Foster and to all -- in ways seen or unseen -- who seek to live their lives with grace, compassion, and generosity.