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Rev Jim Wallis writes in Sojourners today: I often send a note offering "thoughts and prayers" to people in the wake of personal loss or tragedies,And I mean it. It was natural and sincere for many to offer their "thoughts and prayers" to the high school students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas after they lost 17 ...
Placards and letters signed by worshipers at Christ Church United Methodist Church in response to shootings in nearby Parkland, Florida. They will be sent to legislators and officials in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Image via Reuters/Joe Skipper. Commentary. By Jim Wallis 2-28-2018. Print. I often send a note offering “thoughts ...

As Jim Wallis of Sojourners told us: 'Big megachurch pastors tell me, I have these people for two hours a week, Fox News has them all week.' (Just to be clear, Wallis is not a Trump fan.) And the Christian media industry is huge in the States. The 21st century version of 'why should the Devil have all the ...
... and a steady supporter of Sojourners' work for peace and justice, which he called 'complementary' to his mission of personal evangelism," Sojourners President and Founder Jim Wallis wrote in 2016. "Graham has always been a lifelong learner, passionate about preaching the gospel but always ready to ...
In response to the tragic shooting at a Florida high school this week, the Rev. Jim Wallis pronounces, "I believe the National Rifle Association and their gun-running sponsors are responsible for the death of Florida children and their teachers." The politicians and pundits who are so quick to send their thoughts and prayers ...
Trump's Immigration Policies Are Anti-Family, Anti-American, and Anti-Christ. It's Time for All Christians To Say So. By Jim Wallis 2-15-2018. Print. FILE PHOTO: Protesters calling for an immigration bill addressing Dreamers in the Hart Office Building. Jan. 16, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts. It's not always the case that the ...

... in order to deflect and diminish special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible Russian collusion, potential obstruction of justice, and alleged money laundering, we could be headed into what the media is calling a "constitutional crisis." The Rev. Jim Wallis shows us the real challenge ahead is a crisis of faith.
A copy of the memo released by the House Intelligence Committee. Image via Jim Bourg/Reuters. Commentary. By Jim Wallis 2-08-2018. Print. Political autocracy is now a daily concern in American public discourse. And authoritarian political leadership is something that communities of faith should engage.
In a world full of constant noise and partisan rants, this project, entitled 'Jim Wallis: In Conversation' (being released via Audible) provides thoughtful, respectful, and inspiring dialogue within a political environment in desperate need of such discourse. These short talks (typically around thirty minutes) are ...
In response to the tragic shooting at a Florida high school this week, the Rev. Jim Wallis pronounces, "I believe the National Rifle Association and their gun-running sponsors are responsible for the death of Florida children and their teachers." The politicians and pundits who are so quick to send their thoughts and prayers ...
Trump's Immigration Policies Are Anti-Family, Anti-American, and Anti-Christ. It's Time for All Christians To Say So. By Jim Wallis 2-15-2018. Print. FILE PHOTO: Protesters calling for an immigration bill addressing Dreamers in the Hart Office Building. Jan. 16, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts. It's not always the case that the ...
... in order to deflect and diminish special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible Russian collusion, potential obstruction of justice, and alleged money laundering, we could be headed into what the media is calling a "constitutional crisis." The Rev. Jim Wallis shows us the real challenge ahead is a crisis of faith.
A copy of the memo released by the House Intelligence Committee. Image via Jim Bourg/Reuters. Commentary. By Jim Wallis 2-08-2018. Print. Political autocracy is now a daily concern in American public discourse. And authoritarian political leadership is something that communities of faith should engage.
The State of the Union speech last night reveals a divided nation. In the sharpest contrast, a “Unity Declaration” is being released today by a very broad and diverse group of nearly 80 Christian leaders focusing on the integral connection between racism and poverty — which, for us, are issues of faith we ...
... for their first house — benefits that he said were denied to black vets. #More information about Christ Church's “Practicing Truth” program can be found at www.historicchristchurch.org/learn/practicing-truth. More information about Jim Wallis and the Sojourners movement can be found at www.sojo.net.
William Barber and Jim Wallis on “Racism, Politics and the Gospel.” • Feb. 16 — “In Transition 2.0: A Story of Resilience & Hope in Extraordinary Times.” This 2012 film is an inspirational immersion in the transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary ...
Seventy percent of white evangelicals in 1992, when Bill Clinton ran for president, said a person's moral character was important in how the person would govern, according to Jim Wallis, head of Sojourners, an evangelical Christian organization. And, they voted 3-1 (59-21 percent) for George H.W. Bush ...

These two forces have coalesced to force Christians into a state of political homelessness. But, Jim Wallis says, despite being left in the cold, Christian and other religious voters have an opportunity to wield political clout that can abolish the false binary choice of conservative or liberal and bring our nation to a higher moral ...
I feel politically homeless as we enter 2018 — and I know I am not alone. Many Christians are feeling the same, as other Christians, especially white evangelicals, have undertaken completely uncritical support for a president who is the antithesis of the gospel of Jesus Christ — endangering the reputation ...
While away with my family over the holidays, I took time to write up some New Year's resolutions for 2018. While it's not always easy to come up with multiple thoughtful, practical resolutions to keep through the year, I recommend the practice — especially in a time like this. 2017 required a deeper attention ...
In the midst of fear and despair, the Rev. Jim Wallis finds comfort and joy through living and trusting Christmas. We see the dominant political party planning to cut programs for the poor to cut taxes for the rich — and we fear the devastation of the vulnerable and low-income families. We see our massive economic inequality ...
We feel the darkness all around and need to see some light. We feel hopelessness every day and need some hope. We feel despair for our nation's life and future and need to see and hear some truth. We see authoritarian political leadership on the rise, a White House that literally puts democracy at risk, ...
Tuesday night was a surprise — a joyful surprise to many of us who have grown accustomed to seeing our country's immorality find new depths. White racial bigotry lost Tuesday in Alabama. Misogyny, the abuse and mistreatment of women, lost Tuesday in Alabama. And let's be clear: It was black voter ...
In a world full of constant noise and partisan rants, this project, entitled 'Jim Wallis: In Conversation' (being released via Audible) provides thoughtful, respectful, and inspiring dialogue within a political environment in desperate need of such discourse. These short talks (typically around thirty minutes) are ...
“Here's a man who's never stopped growing,” observed Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners, a left-leaning evangelical journal. “He listens. He's changed and been touched by the people he's preached to.” Inflience, humility to the end. Americans never tired of Graham and came to expect his soothing words in ...
... and a steady supporter of Sojourners' work for peace and justice, which he called 'complementary' to his mission of personal evangelism," Sojourners President and Founder Jim Wallis wrote in 2016. "Graham has always been a lifelong learner, passionate about preaching the gospel but always ready to ...
But for years, Jim Wallis has been a tireless advocate for many social justice causes, working within the political realm in an effort to advance ...
A sad reality in the past year or more has been our ongoing struggle to engage in difficult conversations — with our longtime friends, with ...
Jim Wallis of Sojourners and Georgetown History and African-American Studies Professor Marcia Chatelain agreed more legislation is not the ...
U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- According to theologian and author, Jim Wallis, writing for his magazine, Sojourners, the NRA enables domestic ...
By Jim Wallis December 2017 · Print. OVER THE PAST several months, Republicans in Congress tried time after time to make good on their seven-year threat to ...
Crosses are seen near a vigil in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland, Texas, Nov. 6, 2017.
The Rev. Jim Wallis has a strong suggestion for those in power who are engaged in the debate over Immigration Policy: "Read Your Bible!" The Bible has almost ...
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — a 2-year renewable program that defers the deportation of undocumented immigrants who came to ...
Too often white churches have been complicit in this tragedy with their appalling silence. Modern day prophet Jim Wallis says that's “because ...
Former Trump 2016 campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former campaign official Rick Gates appear in front of U.S. Magistrate Deborah A.
The fossil Jim Wallis. Typical of the "Christian left," he is 99 percent left and 1 percent Christian. The old fool got his photo taken with Obama ...
Listen to today's podcast to hear the challenge that Rev. Jim Wallis lays down to Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council and host of the Values ...
President Donald Trump has become the "moral definition" of the religious right movement, progressive evangelical activist Rev. Jim Wallis has ...
President Donald Trump is the logical hero for the "religious right," judging by how he was welcomed to their Values Voter Summit last ...
Jim Wallis has claimed. Wallis, the president of the progressive Christian social justice organization Sojourners who is a prominent evangelical ...
Writer Peter Heck has found himself in a back-and-forth with Christian socialists Jim Wallis and Michael Wear. After writing an article for The ...
Reading and hearing the stories of sexual predator Harvey Weinstein's assaults against so many women has been painful for all of us.
(Photo: Sojourners/Brandon Hook)Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners, holding up a "Poverty and Justice Bible" at the "Faithful Filibuster" protest ...
Privilege is a word that seems to make a lot of people uncomfortable these days. But it's a word that carries a lot of weight in the discussion ...
To integrate Indivisible, white activists need to reach out to their black and brown counterparts, and have the conversations that Jim Wallis talks ...
And yet many who hold this view, such as Jim Wallis, Tony Campolo, Mike Slaughter, Ron Sider, Adam Hamilton, Timothy Keller and many ...
Writing in “America's Original Sin,” Pastor Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners, calls for “a new conversation about race.” Wallis feels this ...
Other leaders listed as criticizing the bill and its process include Jim Wallis, President and Founder of the progressive Christian social justice ...
The Republican Party in the U.S. Senate has in some ways stopped even trying to argue for the merits of its latest bid to repeal the Affordable ...


 

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