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Jim Wallis: America and “Oil Economy” Created ISIS

September 16, 2014

In a recent radio appearance, Jim Wallis argued that the blame for ISIS lay with America and that prominent conservatives wanted to invade and occupy every country in the world.

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Liberalism Alive and Well in America’s Churches

July 14, 2014

Editor’s note: The original version of this article was posted by TheBlaze. Click here to read it. Protection of the Church from the State is a job that typically includes religious leaders—at least, in…

Sojourners' Jim Wallis (second from Left) appeared on a panel to discuss mass incarceration alongside Harold Dean Trulear (Left), Janet Wolf (Center), Marian Wright Edelman (Right) and Iva Carruthers (Right). (Photo: National Council of Churches)

Wallis: Fear of Demographic Change behind Incarceration, Immigration Policies

May 27, 2014

Resistance to changes in incarceration and immigration policy in the United States is rooted in fear and white racism, according to a prominent Evangelical Left official.

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Christian Leaders Stand in Solidarity with Imperiled Religious Communities

May 7, 2014

More than 150 American Christian leaders from across ecumenical lines are issuing a call to action in response to a crisis facing ancient faith communities.

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#Facepalm Friday: Nadia Bolz-Weber’s Portlandia Lent

March 7, 2014

While a few of Lutheran Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber’s ideas for keeping Lent holy are closely tied to Lenten traditions, others seem like something from the sketch comedy show Portlandia.

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Are Young Evangelicals Flocking to an Edited Justice Conference?

February 20, 2014

The Justice Conference, a project of Evangelical organization World Relief, is strong on addressing issues of human trafficking, but gives almost no attention to global persecution of Christians, marriage or sanctity of life.

Rev. Dr. Ken Collins speaking during the panel discussion.  (Photo credit: IRD)

Evangelical United Methodist Historian, IRD Board Member Urges Non-Partisan Christian Social Engagement

January 22, 2014

A panel of evangelical scholars discussed how American evangelicals can learn from the mistakes of the past to have a better social and political witness. The starting point for discussion was a recent book by IRD board member Ken Collins of Asbury Theological Seminary.

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The Little Sisters of the Poor, the Bogeyman & His Evangelical Henchmen

November 13, 2013

It is embarrassing that of all the countries that Little Sisters of the Poor operates, it is the United States of America that is demanding either obedience or expulsion.

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Millions are Suffering and Sojourners Doesn’t Care

November 8, 2013

Edie Sundby has cancer. She has the kind of cancer where the five year survival rate is only 2%.  She’s among those 2%.  Her health insurance company has spent over a million dollars to…

President John F. Kennedy, shortly before his assassination at the hands of Lee Harvey Oswald on November 22, 1963.

Sojourners’ Shameless Support for Conspiracy Theories

November 7, 2013

Sojourners is well-known for its progressive take on Christianity and politics. But recently it crossed a line with an unqualified, uniformed endorsement of a fringe conspiracy theory.

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“Faithfully” Opposing Pipelines in Favor of Trucks?

October 29, 2013

Faithful America is “a fast-growing online community dedicated to reclaiming Christianity from the religious right and putting faith into action for social justice.” It’s also funded by George Soros and other left-wing secular philanthropies…

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Why Liberal Evangelicals are Lying to Millennials

October 6, 2013

Editor’s Note: A version of this article was published TheBlaze. Click here to read it. Newark, N.J. Mayor and Senate hopeful Cory Booker is not known for proclaiming his love of Jesus or evangelizing…