Jim Wallis is the founder and CEO of Sojourners, formerly an intentional Christian community in Rogers Park, Illinois, and Washington, D.C.. He continues as editor of Sojourners magazine. Wallis, who has been a spiritual and political advisor to President Barack Obama, calls himself a "progressive evangelical" but avoids the terms "liberal" or "religious left."
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Post-Election Fight over the 'Evangelical' Brand
Jim Daly, other leaders want 'evangelical' to be less about politics.
Wallis Apologizes to Olasky after Sojourners Funding Flap
Sojourners founder apologizes for suggesting World's editor-in-chief 'lies for a living' but stands by his organization's accepting grants from George Soros.
Glenn Beck, FRC Shift Aim From 'Social Justice' to Jim Wallis
Meanwhile, Land and Mohler dismiss broadcaster's earlier comments as "nonsense."
Beyond Abortion: The New Debate Over the Health Care Bill Debate
From Family Research Council to Sojourners, disappointment over both policy and procedure.
Health Care Reform's Final Round?
Sojourners and Evangelicals for Social Action fight for "health care justice"; other groups urge starting over. Plus, conservatives grow frustrated by libertarians and coddlers of killer whales.
Will Abortion Derail Health Care Reform?
The Senate moves closer to a vote on health care reform, groups argue over presidential appointments, and the Family Research Council issues a correction.
Health Care Cacophony
Plus: D.C. debates gay marriage, President Obama approves a new hate crimes law, and other issues advocacy groups were talking about this week.
The Elusive Middle
Jim Wallis's attempt to transcend party politics in The Great Awakening never takes off.
Where Jim Wallis Stands
The longtime activist on abortion, gay marriage, Iraq — and biblical orthodoxy.
Abortion Litmus Tests and Fundamental Values
Plus: Prayer okayed at inauguration, judge religious hatred cited in murder of New Jersey Coptic couple, Brownback for president? And more articles from online sources around the world.
Jim Wallis: 'I See Genuine Soul-Searching Among Democrats'
Evangelical activist says it's time to find common ground on abortion and other issues.
Bishops Should Excommunicate Supporters of Iraq War, Says Sojourners
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Rounding Up the Few Christian Voices on the Iraq Prison Scandal
Sojourners says Rumsfeld should go, World says he should stay, and Christian Peacemaker Teams says there's a bigger story untold.
Mr. Wallis Goes to Washington
The transformation of an evangelical activist.
- Opinion: Separation of Jesus and Congress
Does it really follow from Jesus and the prophets' timeless injunctions that God expects legislators never to eliminate any poverty program or social-welfare line item, or even to roll such spending back to where it stood a few years ago? (Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe)
- Jim Wallis on the story behind Pastor Terry Jones's change of heart
Although the media focused on the role that political and military officials, including President Obama and Gen. David Petraeus, played in getting Jones to back down from his plan for a Koran bonfire, the faith community also had a key part. (Washington Post)