The Declaration of Independence identifies Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness as unalienable Rights. These rights cannot be abridged by the government. Women’s ability to be the architects of their own lives requires ensuring that women have the ability to decide when or if they will have children. Read more

We cannot allow narrow ideological commitments rooted in fear, disinformation, and prejudice to shape our laws and public policies. Read more

The loss of a major Republican pro-choice voice is a crushing blow to the possibility of Reproductive Justice for women across the country. Read more

What exactly does it mean to “respect” beliefs that violate the humanity of others? Read more

The reality of our climate crisis is so profound that we must recognize it will require embracing technological innovation, living more simply, and reducing the size of our global population. And not just the growing population of the world’s poorest people. After all, the people in those 47 countries have far smaller ecological footprints than children born in the U.S. Read more

In this season of the 40 Days of Action of the Poor People’s Campaign, here is one small way that you can participate in calling for a new moral narrative in our country. Call your representative and let them know that you are a Christian and that you believe it is our moral responsibility to feed the hungry. Read more

A new Poor People’s Campaign is launched on May 13, 2018 – Mother’s Day. An appropriate starting date given that the highest rates of poverty in the country are associated with single-parent female-headed households. Read more

I see very little of compassion in our President and less of it in my sister and brother evangelicals who claim to share a faith tradition with me. Read more

Jesus didn’t say to the lame, “Rise up and go get a job!” or to the poor, “If you only worked harder you could care for your family!” Read more

The term “progressive” has long been used to represent an understanding of Christianity marked by an awareness of social sin; a consciousness of institutional and human potential and shortcomings; and, an emphasis on the church’s mission to engage the world.  The root of the term is “progress” and denotes the ways that humans over the centuries have become more conscious of our common nature and our common needs and acted out of compassion and our concern for justice to address… Read more

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