Nadia Bolz-Weber: My Response to Sojourners

As I thought about what to say or do in response to Sojourners I felt confronted by a terrible ambiguity. The ambiguity is this: Sojourners has, in my assessment, done more than any other organization to call Evangelical Christians to the reality that a central part of following Jesus is a concern for the poor, a truth largely absent from much of American Evangelicalism. [Read more…]

Why The Revolution in Egypt is Dangerous for Our Youth

What happens if teens discover that the pacifist life of Jesus that we often idealize and couch in metaphors turns out to be an actual possibility for a way to be in the world? Youth Minister BRIAN KIRK on the implications of the non-violent uprising in Egypt for our youth. [Read more…]

Egyptian Surprise Bears Repeating

As hundreds of thousands of Egyptians have shown the world — gathered across what many have seen as insurmountable spiritual and social divides – the way forward is fueled by faith, hope and love. [Read more…]