sojourners

  • 20 Nov 2009

    America can either tolerate constant and crippling conflict, or recognise that the yearning for peace is universal, and strengthen its resolve to end conflicts around the world, say US Christian leaders, echoing President Obama's words back to him. They are calling for a new approach to Afghanistan based on "a humanitarian and development surge".

  • 7 May 2009

    More than 1,200 faith-based and antipoverty activists took part in the recent Mobilization to End Poverty event in the USA, which aimed to consolidate broad-based support for fresh policies on social justice and deprivation.

  • 13 Nov 2008

    Celebrities, theologians and activists, including Bono, Brian McLaren and Shane Claiborne have written to President-elect Obama challenging him on a range of issues to address in his presidency.

  • 15 Jul 2008

    Faith leaders in the world's riches nation have told a hearing that it is time to stop the "poverty train" in the United States of America and rescue its 37 million citizens who are still living below the poverty line.

  • 30 Apr 2008

    Church.co.uk and Faithworks are hosting an evening with Jim Wallis to consider seven ways to change the world.

  • 28 Apr 2008

    Influential evangelical social activist, political thinker, author and international speaker, Jim Wallis introduces an agenda to make Christianity the driver behind much needed radical change in today

  • 21 Feb 2008

    For the next four weeks, the US God's Politics group blog will be featuring posts from a variety of voices on Iraq: Iraqis, US veterans and parents, Christians from other countries, pastors, and peacemakers.

  • 7 Sep 2007

    The social transformation of the world - alleviating poverty and disease, restoring human rights and religious freedom, bringing peace overcoming prejudice - can only come through spiritual revival, progressive evangelical Jim Wallis has said.

  • 22 Mar 2007

    Jim Wallis' blog and Sojo.Net have linked to the webcast of the weekend peace service for Iraq in Washington DC.

  • 12 Jan 2007

    Peace and security in Iraq will not come from increased levels of US troops and more warring ‚Ä' it will be achieved only by diplomacy, political processes, reconciliation, and reconstruction, says leading Quaker agency the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).