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Audio: Jim Wallis on “Value Voters” on The Tavis Smiley Show

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Last week Jim was on The Tavis Smiley Show and talked about how the changing political landscape will affect the upcoming ’08 election. Jim and Ken Blackwell, former Ohio secretary of state, debated and discussed both the impact of “value […]

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What Will Dobson Do? (by Diana Butler Bass)

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With James Dobson and major conservative evangelical leaders threatening to bolt the Republican Party if Rudy Giuliani is nominated for president, conventional wisdom about God and politics has been turned on its head. For the last 25 years, conservative evangelicals […]

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The Spanish Debate (by Gabriel Salguero)

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On Sunday evening, Univision, the nation’s largest Spanish-language network, aired what I believe is the first Spanish-language presidential candidates’ debate. The University of Miami became the locale for this historic event that has many political implications. The courting of Latino […]

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Chris LaTondresse: Conservative Kingmakers at Work

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An interesting and important development in the 2008 race for the White House: conservative evangelical hatchets are out in force, trying to cut down a prominent 2008 presidential hopeful. Hillary Clinton? Barack Obama? John Edwards? Wrong on all three counts. […]

Jim Wallis: Rural Poverty on the Political Map

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I heard this report on NPR this morning while getting ready for work and was inspired. I’m not only encouraged that poverty is finally getting on the national agenda; I also found this particular report to be almost poetic. At […]

Gabriel Salguero: Where Do We Go From Here?

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As announced on CNN last week, we’re hosting a forum of the leading Democratic presidential candidates at our Pentecost 2007 event. We invited several of our bloggers to discuss their questions for the candidates, but we’ve also compiled the best […]

Video: Larry King, Jim Wallis, and Others on Faith in Politics

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We posted video of CNN’s announcement of our presidential forum at Pentecost 2007 from this show earlier this week, but now we thank our friends at Faith in Public Life for posting video of the entire show, which included Rev. […]

Sue Badeau: A Mom’s Questions

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It’s the week after Mother’s Day, and after being feted with handmade cards, sticky kisses, and a delicious meal I did not have to cook (or clean up after) I am back at work – surrounded by evidence that neither […]

Video: Jim Wallis Announces Candidates Forum on Larry King

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Watch it: This forum will be taking place at our Pentecost 2007 conference – click here to register to be there. We’re also asking our readers to submit their questions for the candidates, and will let YOU vote on the […]

Chap Clark: Beyond Crafted Answers to Obvious Questions

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As Jim Wallis announced last week, we’re pleased to be hosting a forum of the leading Democratic presidential candidates at our Pentecost 2007 conference (and hoping to do a Republican candidates forum later this year). We’ve invited several of our […]

Brian McLaren: My Questions for the Democratic Candidates

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As Jim Wallis announced last week, we’re pleased to be hosting a forum of the leading Democratic presidential candidates at our Pentecost 2007 conference (and hoping to do a Republican candidates forum later this year). We’ve invited several of our […]

Jim Wallis: Ask the Candidates

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In the 2004 presidential campaign, solutions to the persistent poverty in our country and around the world were almost never discussed. But this year, we have a chance to change that. On Monday, June 4, the leading Democratic presidential contenders […]

Bob Francis: Second Commandment Republicans

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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 […]

Jim Wallis: Taking the Vision to the Streets

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I want to personally invite you to Washington, D.C., on June 3-6 to participate in Pentecost 2007: Taking the Vision to the Streets. I’m asking you to come because this is not just another conference: This will be an important […]

Amy Sullivan: Republicans Don’t Own Evangelicals

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I still have another month on self-imposed blogging hiatus so that I can finish my book. But I couldn’t let this pass without comment. Rod Dreher quotes Stuart Rothenberg, who shoots down the idea that Democrats can pick up votes […]

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Audio: Jim Wallis on "Value Voters" on The Tavis Smiley Show
Last week Jim was on The Tavis Smiley Show and talked about how the changing political landscape will affect the upcoming '08 election. Jim and Ken Blackwell, former Ohio secretary of state, debated and discussed both the impact of "value ...

posted 10:11:56am Oct. 16, 2007 | read full post »

Verse of the Day: 'peace to the far and the near'
I have seen their ways, but I will heal them; I will lead them and repay them with comfort, creating for their mourners the fruit of the lips. Peace, peace, to the far and the near, says the Lord; and I will heal them. But the wicked are like ...

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