wisdom

My friend Joe told me the story of relocating his family to be part of a church that takes community seriously.
Lynne Hybels 3-19-2010

I arrived in Bethlehem last Sunday evening to speak at a conference called "Christ at the Checkpoint: Theology in the Service of Peace and Justice." I'm not a theologian or an expert in anything.

Christine Sine 3-18-2010
Today's Lenten prayer comes from Cesar Chavez (1927-1993) -- Mexican American farm worker, labor leader, and civil
President Obama has postponed his trip to Guam, Indonesia, and Australia to work for the passage of health-care reform.
Jennifer Svetlik 3-09-2010

As a Sojourners intern last year, I, along with my community-mates, had the opportunity to request speakers to invite to address us during weekly seminars. Peace activist and poet Fr. Daniel Berrigan was on the top of my list.

Jim Wallis 2-17-2010
Sometimes things get so bad that you really don't know what to say or do. When that happens, it's a good time to fast and pray.
LaVonne Neff 1-20-2010

[Continued from part 1] I have no idea how the United States will or can get out of the economic mess we've spent the last 50 years getting ourselves into. As individuals, though, we can take steps to avoid disaster.

12-22-2009
I recently returned from 8 days in Melbourne Australia where I attended the 2009 Parliament of the World's Religions.
The decision has been made. The orders have been signed. The first wave of the 30,000 additional warriors heading to Afghanistan is scheduled to arrive before Christmas.

The gospel according to Aretha Franklin says: "R-E-S-P-E-C-T find out what it means to me."

Biblical wisdom teaches: "Give everyone what you owe him. If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor." (Romans 13:7 NIV)

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.
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.
Diana Butler Bass 9-29-2009

ABC's Nightline has been running a series on the Ten Commandments in which they explore the issues and dimensions of each commandment in contemporary society.

Brian McLaren 8-24-2009
Thomas Friedman, learning from an experience on safari in Botswana, gets it right in his <
Marque Jensen 8-10-2009
Early next Saturday morning I will board a plane with my daughter to spend a week in Honduras.

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