Bill Hybels: What Bono Taught Me About Fighting Poverty

At U.S. News and World Report, Bill Hybels is talking about Bono.Hybels is the founder of Willow Creek Community Church outside of Chicago, the fourth largest congregation in the country. He says: Nearly two weeks ago, I stood before 7,000 people—and an additional 60,000 connected via satellite feed—who gathered for the Willow Creek Association's annual two-day conference the Global Leadership Summit to hear from diverse faculty on the subject of how to get better at leading whatever it is t … [Read more...]

The Gospel According to Jim Wallis

The Washington Post on Jim Wallis... … [Read more...]

Steven Baldwin Bashes Bono

The outspokenly Christian Baldwin brother, Stephen Baldwin, has an autobiography coming out, and in it, he criticizes Bono for working so hard to help the poor in Africa. [Baldwin] writes of Bono in his upcoming autobiography THE UNUSUAL SUSPECT: MY CALLING TO THE NEW HARDCORE MOVEMENT OF FAITH, "You would do far more good if you just preached the gospel of Jesus rather than trying to get rid of Third World debt relief." Huh.So... Jesus didn't want us to spend time taking any action and … [Read more...]

David Brooks on Bono, Rick Warren, Chuck Colson, Evangelicals, the “Culture War,” and the War on Poverty

David Brooks hits a home run.Here's an excerpt: … [Read more...]