Inauguration

Matthew Sleeth 4-20-2011
It is fitting that this year Earth Day falls on Good Friday and that three days later the greatest dawn since the beginning of time
Johnathan Smith 8-16-2010
Remember January 2009? That month, the country witnessed the historic inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America.
Just peace theory proceeds from the premise that peace is a day by day effort. It is a process that requires vision, skill, and courage.
Jim Wallis 9-17-2009
Here we go again. Some people raise the issue of race (this time about the ways others are talking about or treating the first black U.S. president) and the media goes crazy.
James Loney 3-09-2009

"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.

Seth Naicker 2-20-2009
Freedom is on my mind. In the case of South Africa, political freedom was achieved almost 15 years ago. It was a freedom from the heresy of Apartheid.
Bart Campolo 2-02-2009
I want to be hopeful these days, what with Barack Obama just being inaugurated as our nation's 44th president, but Tanya
Matt Hildreth 1-29-2009
Last week, the SojoTube team had a chance to sit down with DJ, songwriter, and musician Moby
Kaitlin Barker 1-28-2009
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
J. Daryl Byler 1-27-2009
I began a fast for peace when Israeli troops entered the Gaza Strip. Last week, I ended the fast, as fighting has stopped and most if not all the troops have left Gaza.

Mary Nelson 1-27-2009
I was there at the Lincoln Memorial Opening Inaugural Event, the Inauguration
Seth Naicker 1-26-2009
For millions in the U.S.A.
Soong-Chan Rah 1-23-2009
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 1-22-2009
Some call this the March for Life day, others the Roe day. It has been a day that divides us.

Joseph Lowery 1-22-2009

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.

Here's the video and the transcript of Rick Warren's prayer at the inaugural ceremony, for your reference and comment:

Nontando Hadebe 1-22-2009
On 20th January, 2009, I turned on my radio to listen to the news and heard these words from the leader of the main opposition party in Zimbabwe: "Today is probably one of the darkest d
Cathleen Falsani 1-22-2009
President Obama's inaugural address might not have been one for the ages.

But it certainly was the right one for the moment.

Jim Wallis 1-21-2009
Today Jim Wallis participated in the National Prayer Service to celebrate the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States.

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