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Faith Based Groups

#UpForSchool -- Sign the World's Biggest Petition

Gordon Brown | Posted 09.25.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

This week I was joined by over 500 youth advocates for education and education activists to launch the #UpForSchool petition in New York. World leaders including the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, have backed the petition. So, too have major faith-based organizations, including the World Evangelical Alliance and Sojourners -- both members of Global Faith Coalition on Education.

It Takes More Than a Village to Raise a Child

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Something important happened to you right after you were born. You don't remember it, but your parents do. You got a birth certificate. That is such a simple act -- like flicking a switch and having a light come on -- that we forget how complex it is.

'The Affordable Care Act Is Not A Sin'

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 03.21.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) On one Friday earlier this month, more than 11,000 Muslims in mosques across the country heard a sermon about the Affordable Care Act...

2013: The Year Women Abolish God

Mark Morford | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Mark Morford

Could this be the grand finale? The glorious death knell for the ugliest portions of organized religion and its relentless, impressive beat-down of the stubborn female species for lo these past 2,013 years? Can we at least hope?

What the Election Means (Or Doesn't) For Sustainability

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

For those of us who are working for a more sustainable, healthy, and profitable future for companies, communities, and our country, we should channel Martin Luther King, Jr. who once said, "We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."

Change Believers can Believe In? Obama's Leap of Faith

Matthew Weiner and Travis Rejman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Weiner and Travis Rejman

Can Obama's Council for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships be what he calls the "moral center" of his administration?

Obama's Faith-Based Plan

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

My relationship with the Bush White House ended after my public criticism of the path to war in Iraq. Yet I continued to support the idea and promise of the faith-based initiative.