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Faithful Filibuster

Weathering the Storm on Capitol Hill

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Watching the dysfunction in Washington over the past two weeks has been painful. But after the storm comes the promise -- the hope of lessons learned and new ways forward together

Our Prayer From Capitol Hill Is Trending

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

People of faith are instructed to pray for their political leaders, and their need has never been more evident in this completely dysfunctional capital city.

Pity the Values Voter Summit

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The themes and speakers at VVS2013 have the whiff of decayed ideas and diminished power. But the really horrible part of the event is the complete and utter lack of interest in the poor, the immigrants, and those on the margins -- you know, those people Jesus loved.

Faithful Filibuster: A Vigil Under the Dark Clouds of Washington

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

We're hearing lots of babble at the Capitol, but across the street, we're trying to hear the word of God -- what God says about the people, families, and children who will suffer the most because of Washington's babble.

Faithful Filibuster: Christian Leaders Read Scripture, Exhort Congress To Care For Poor

Religion News Service | Katherine Burgess | Posted 10.10.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Under a cloudy and drizzly sky, across the street from the U.S. Capitol, David Beckmann read passages from the prophet Isaiah. “Comfort, co...