In Good Faith

IGF036 In Good Faith with Sojourners editor Jim Rice

Podcast Recorded: July 8, 2015

IGF036 In Good Faith with guest Jim Rice, recorded live on July 8, 2015. Produced by Ministry. Topics include Sojourners magazine, advocacy journalism, Pope Francis and the environment, lament and hope.  

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Show Notes
  • Origins of Sojourners: articulating the biblical call to social justice  
  • "Advocacy journalism," bringing a social justice perspective to world news events
  • Racial justice, immigration, climate change and other issues addressed by Sojourners
  • Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment
  • Lament and hope as part of the work of social justice
  • Growing desire for personal spirituality among churchgoers and non-churchgoers alike
  • Preaching social justice messages that make the comfortable uncomfortable
  • Jesuit Volunteer Corps: "ruining" the complacent life
  • What it means to live the experience of ecumenism
  • New Media Project, thinking theologically about how and why to use social media 
  • The power of social media for advocating for social justice
  • "Our walk of discipleship means making the world a better place for everyone"
  •  Jesus and the Good Samaritan, a story for all times
  • Visit Sojourners online at
About our Guest

Jim Rice is editor of Sojourners magazine.  Based in Washington, D.C., Sojourners is more than a magazine -- it is a community of advocates seeking to "inspire hope and build a movement to transform individuals, communities, the church, and the world." Early in his career, Jim spent two years with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. He is deeply committed to working on behalf of social justice and advocating for peace. Jim  serves as a Research Fellow for the New Media Project at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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