[At The District Church, we’ve just started a new series about identity and relationships — “To Love & Be Loved.” The first sermon, which Aaron gave yesterday, is about being children of God.] In Matthew 18, Jesus is asked by his disciples, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” His response: “Truly I tell […]
Pneumonia and diarrhea are two of the biggest killers of kids under 5 in developing countries, more than HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria COMBINED. Watch the video, sign the petition, save some lives. Please.
I love Van Jones. He has a way of drawing people in to a biblical worldview (especially of caring for creation) without necessarily using biblical language. He makes things make sense. Here he talks about the poor and the planet and plastic pollution.
In light of the oil spill and the resultant devastation, we at Sojourners felt led to examine ourselves, our lifestyles and our habits. I helped to write the following pledge, originally posted on God’s Politics: We are witnessing a massive despoiling of God’s creation that will impact ecosystems for generations. Our response must think that […]
Last night I walked down 14th Street NW, past Columbia Ave where a police car was parked, blocking entry to the street; and I watched people milling about, heading home after work. A wave of emotion hit me like a sucker-punch as I wondered how many of them knew that they were walking past the […]