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Jim Wallis 9-18-2009

Glenn Beck has received a lot of attention for his inflammatory rhetoric lately. Recently, he shared a personal story about his daughter who has cerebral palsy, which gets to the heart of his fears about health-care reform:

Phil Haslanger 9-09-2009

Just the basic facts about Anna Baltzer make her a provocative presence. She's a 30-year-old Jewish-American woman who is arguing passionately for justice for Palestinians.

Jim Wallis 9-03-2009
I have never really trusted those who are intolerant and condemning of other people's shortcomings. It makes me suspect they are likely hiding their own.
Julie Clawson 8-31-2009
I, along with the rest of the nation, have watched in horror this past week as the details of the J
Jim Wallis 8-20-2009
With all of the shouting, the fear, and now what often looks like hatred -- we are in danger of losing the moral "core" of this health-care debate.
Tonight Sojourners, along with 40 other faith groups, will host a national teleconference with President Obama about health care.
Jeannie Choi 8-14-2009
It's been more than a week since journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee returned to American soil, and the entire world is waiting on baited breath to hear their stories.
Becky Garrison 8-10-2009
In the August 2009 issue of Harper's Magazine, Brooklyn-based writer Rachel Aviv penned an article titled "Like I was Jesus: How to Bring a 9-Year-Old to Christ." I was intrigued enoug
Gareth Higgins 8-04-2009
Let's get one thing straight: I have no idea what war is really like.
Jim Wallis 7-30-2009
For our family, summer is road trip time. Joy loves to drive, and our two boys, Luke and Jack, are veteran travelers - by land, air, and even sea!
Becky Garrison 7-20-2009

Recently, I've begun to think how I can reconnect with God by turning all my travels (including my everyday errands) into pilgrimages. In this quest, I am greatly aided by the Rev. Kurt Neilson, author of Urban Iona.

Brian McLaren 7-20-2009
My friend Bob Carlton sent me this link to a Guardian piece by Madeleine Bunting, "http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jun/28/
Eugene Cho 7-15-2009
I'm currently rockin' in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Bill Mefford 6-17-2009
As things begin to heat up on the immigration debate in Congress, the role of the church will be significant.
Jim Wallis 6-10-2009
Few biblical figures stand out for their bravery as Esther does. Faced with a looming order for the systematic extermination of her people, she risked her life and broke the silence.

Another amazing grassroots effort in the Middle East is Combatants for Peace, a group of former Palestinian fighters and Israeli soldiers who have united to reject violence and tell their stories to each other as a way of finding peace.

Rose Marie Berger 6-03-2009
Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba wrote the U.S. Army's report on the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. He was then forced into retirement.

Allison Johnson 5-12-2009
Today marks the first anniversary of the Po

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