Economic Justice

Scripture calls us to lend a helping hand to those who are in need — brother, neighbor, and stranger alike. Indeed, the Bible has approximately 2,000 verses about caring for the vulnerable. There is perhaps no clearer prophetic call.   Key Points: The budget is a moral document. It defines the set of values that [Read More…]

War and Peace

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Religion and the Law

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Family and Culture

The health of our nation is based in no small measure on the health of our families, which are the building blocks of our culture. Christians are called to build a supportive, loving, and moral society in which families can thrive.   Key Points Strong families require a society that looks after the common good [Read More…]

Our Team

Rachel Johnson, Director Rachel Johnson is an Associate with the Eleison Group, a consulting firm that specializes in faith-based outreach for Democrats and progressives. She also serves as Programs Director for the American Values Network, a faith-based non-profit advocacy group. Prior to Eleison, Rachel worked as Mississippi field director for Common Good Strategies doing faith [Read More…]

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Re-Comprehending Immigration Issue

As President Bush calls for a ‘comprehensive” reform package on immigration, we of the progressive mind set should in this issue, well on every issue, see how the framing of the problem dictates the solutions we can comprehend. [Read more…]

Young Voters Pose Moral Challenge

The battle for the White House in 2008 will be decided by a new type of voter. This voter is now enrolled at a college or university near you. [Read more…]

Bush Takes First Step to Woo Blacks: Ten Thousand More Steps to Go

What does it take to change a relationship fraught with betrayals, half-truths, neglect and downright antagonism? More than words. More than jokes. More than promises. [Read more…]