What’s Your Biggest Sin?

The recent Presidential Forum on Faith, Values, and Poverty was sponsored by Sojourners/Call to Renewal. The name given to the forum would lead one to think that the forum was going to focus on the way that the faith and values of the three presidential candidates who...

The Darfur Imperative

Beyond all the important things that we are doing, there is one thing that we all must now do: stop the genocide in Darfur. For some time now, the world has known the facts of Darfur: up to 450,000 people dead and nearly 3 million displaced–black citizens...

Remembering William Sloane Coffin

Bill Coffin has died. Rev. William Sloane Coffin was likely the most influential liberal Protestant clergyman and leader of his generation. One of the first white men to go South and be arrested in the civil rights movement, one of the first church leaders to dissent...

Wallis, Colson Trade Barbs in Columns

Jim Wallis gets it wrong, Prison Fellowship founder Charles Colson wrote in his Feb. 21 BreakPoint column. That prompted an open-letter response from the founder and editor of Sojourners and author of a new book, God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and...

Does Barry Lynn Read a Small Bible?

Barry Lynn unfairly lumped James Dobson and Jim Wallis together this week, asserting that both were pressuring politicians to make public policy decisions based on the Bible. “Religious advocates of all stripes are applying all kinds of pressure on politicians...