God's Politics
September 2006 Archives

True evangelical faith cannot lie dormant. It clothes the naked, it feeds the hungry, it comforts the sorrowful, it shelters the destitute, it serves those that harm it, it binds up that which is wounded, it has become all things […]

If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if […]

As the diplomatic dance with Iran continues, the rumors of war are increasing. European Union and Iranian diplomats have been meeting this week in intensive negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program. News stories have been optimistic on the one hand, noting […]

Today’s news on: detainees, immigration, Iran, politics, Darfur, health insurance, Colombia, faith and politics, and selected op-eds Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Detainees. Senate Approves Broad New Rules to Try Detainees […]

According to anthropologist Paul Hiebert, there are two types of spiritual rituals we all need to maintain our spiritual focus and enable us to live at a healthy and balanced pace: restorative rituals and rituals of transformation. Restorative rituals are […]

Prayer that works is prayer that makes a difference, contemplation that turns into action, on behalf of peace and justice in a troubled and unjust world system. Prayer is energy, the energy of love and transformative power. It is given […]

Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. He will make your vindication shine like the light, and the justice of your cause like the noonday. Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for […]

Reports on cost of war, detainees, Iraq, the intelligence estimate, Iran, Darfur, the “White House referee,” Israel-Syria, the “suburban agenda,” faith and politics, and organizing. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Cost […]

Last week, Sojourners launched the “Red Letter Christians” group at a press conference in Washington. “Red Letter Christians” is a short-hand way of talking about Christians who take the whole of Jesus’ teachings seriously in our spiritual and public lives—even […]

Our world seems to grow busier every day with conflicting commitments that pull us in many directions. Some of us feel the weight of changing the world lies on our shoulders. We know we are too busy but don’t know […]