Category - sojourners

  • 20 Dec 2013

    Pope Francis, whose comments and actions have produced apoplexy among the US religious right, "reminds me of Jesus", says a leading evangelical.

  • 30 Aug 2013

    New York Times bestselling author and commentator on faith and politics Jim Wallis is currently visiting Britain and Ireland for a range of speaking events following the launch of his book, On God's Side (Lion Hudson) - which discusses what religion forgets and politics hasn't learned about 'serving the common good'.

  • 19 Oct 2012

    US presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney tackled some important issues - including jobs, immigration, energy, and pay equity for women - in their recent TV debate. But they missed a whole lot more, says the progressive evangelical 'Sojourners' magazine and movement.

  • 7 Apr 2011

    The hunger fast for a moral US budget has gone spiritually viral, says Jim Wallis. It has brought together Christian, secular, community and service organisations around a clear message: there are clear economic choices to be made, and the moral ones recognise the priority of the poorest and most vulnerable.

  • 6 Apr 2011

    Thousands of Christians across the USA are fasting in solidarity and protest against a budget process which is punishing the poorest.

  • 20 Jul 2010

    A high-profile conservative media pundit is being challenged to debate social justice issues properly, instead of launching hit-and-run verbal assaults.

  • 2 Feb 2010

    In the past, US social and political commentators overlooked revivalism as a source of radical critique of society, says Martin Marty. Now we need to notice that it is the radical evangelicalism of Jim Wallis and Sojourners which is offering a moral and values-based challenge to 'capitalist economics as usual'.

  • 15 Jan 2010

    Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis has just tweeted some excellent advice to Wall Street bankers wondering how to put their massive bonuses and their consciences together while they watch the news.

  • 23 Dec 2009

    With the ongoing conflicts raging during each passing year, the remarkable story of the World War I Christmas truce remains tragically relevant, says Jim Wallis. Particularly as we think about Afghanistan.

  • 20 Nov 2009

    Over a dozen church leaders in the United States are urging a new strategy for Afghanistan on President Barack Obama, based on a "a humanitarian and development surge" rather than military might.