Voting

Last November’s election was the most racially and ethnically diverse in U.S. history, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.

Mary Nelson 01-27-2009
I was there at the Lincoln Memorial Opening Inaugural Event, the Inauguration
Ryan Beiler 01-16-2009
This kind of feels close to an exercise in I-told-you-so, but for all the folks who assert that voting is a hopelessly corrupted exercise in irredeemable empire, consider as an indicator the testim
Joseph Lowery 01-14-2009

You would think attempting to summarize my feelings on having been asked to deliver the Benediction at the Inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama-would be simple. In fact, it's quite a challenge; given the flood of emotions I have experienced ...

In September, hundreds of churches nationwide joined in Poverty Sunday, part of Sojourners’ Vote Out Poverty campaign, to preach justice for the poor from the pulpit.

Jimmy McCarty 11-18-2008
President-elect Barack Obama, in his first interview since being elected, promised to close Guantanamo Bay.
Mary Nelson 11-05-2008
I shed tears last night as I stood with thousands in Chicago's Grant Park cheering our new President-elect Obama, contrasting that with crowds' hatred and bigotry I experiences more than 40 years a
Nontando Hadebe 11-05-2008
Good morning! After an extensive media coverage of the U.S. elections, it was great to wake up to history!
Dee Dee Risher 11-05-2008
At 6:30 a.m., my 7-year-old daughter wakes me. "Mommy! Is it time to vote?"
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
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.
The Editors 11-01-2008

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

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.

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