God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

This past weekend, my wife Joy Carroll Wallis was the commencement speaker at Goshen College in Indiana. She began with a story: My hope today is to equip you with a warning and commission that might be helpful as you […]

How can U.S. policymakers and taxpayers know the truth if Colombia’s victims aren’t allowed to speak to them? Dany is a 28-year-old husband, father, and banana vendor from San Onofre, a poor, rural municipality along the Caribbean coast. In the […]

Sojourners magazine was honored with 17 awards last week in Chicago at the annual convention of the Associated Church Press, North America’s oldest interdenominational religious press association. The “best of the Christian press” awards presented to Sojourners included Best in […]

Time‘s Joe Klein makes some interesting observations about Arkansas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee (“a political inconvenience, a destroyer of stereotypes”), asking whether or not “compassionate conservatism” is dead, and if poverty has a place on the Republican […]

When elements of the recent Pew study on Hispanic religiosity were first published last summer, a number of my colleagues in movements for social justice were surprised. Many were also worried. According to the study (conducted by the Pew Hispanic […]

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True silence which is creative silence is the most demanding activity God asks of any of us. Here it is that heart and mind and will, memory, and imagination are gathered up and collected in God. – Robert Llewelynfrom Love […]

At present, however, I am going to Jerusalem in a ministry to the saints; for Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to share their resources with the poor among the saints at Jerusalem. They were pleased to do this, and […]