Personal but Never Private

Jim Wallis and Mark Dever don't see eye to eye, but they do agree on justice.

Washington, D.C., is a city of strong opinions. You don't have to go far to find protesters, picketers, or pundits making their views known in front of a government building. Perhaps that's why most tourists flock to monuments commemorating our greatest leaders and fallen heroes—they remind us of our unity when so much in Washington speaks to our divisions.

The nation's capital seemed a fitting location to talk about the nature of justice and the gospel. While Jesus Christ unites church leaders, there are still strong differences of opinion about how justice fits in the church's calling. Leadership's Skye Jethani sat down with two prominent Christian leaders who live in D.C. While their perspectives diverge on several issues, they also find much they share in common.

After graduating from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and participating in the Civil Rights Movement, Jim Wallis became founder and editor of Sojourners, a magazine and community focused on ...

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe to Christianity Today magazine. Subscribers have full digital access to CT Pastors articles.

Homepage Subscription Panel

Read These Next

From the Magazine
She Knew She Was Called to Serve. Then COVID-19 Came.
She Knew She Was Called to Serve. Then COVID-19 Came.
Aboard a Mercy Ship, a kindergarten teacher asked, “Should I stay or should I go?”
Editor's Pick
How to Do Advent When Nothing Seems Worth Celebrating
How to Do Advent When Nothing Seems Worth Celebrating
Our Immanuel doesn’t offer us an escape. He comes to suffer with us.
close