Faith Works: How to Live Your Beliefs and Ignite Positive Social Change

Faith Works How to Live Your Beliefs and Ignite Positive Social Change Today than ever many people are hungry for spirituality and community But the most powerful and meaningful spirituality shows itself through action Jim Wallis is the charismatic preacher activist a

  • Title: Faith Works: How to Live Your Beliefs and Ignite Positive Social Change
  • Author: Jim Wallis Bill Moyers
  • ISBN: 9781400064793
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Today than ever, many people are hungry for spirituality and community But the most powerful and meaningful spirituality shows itself through action Jim Wallis is the charismatic preacher, activist, and leader of Call to Renewal, a dynamic new movement that is uniting politics and spirituality to ignite social change and overcome poverty In his timely, exciting newToday than ever, many people are hungry for spirituality and community But the most powerful and meaningful spirituality shows itself through action Jim Wallis is the charismatic preacher, activist, and leader of Call to Renewal, a dynamic new movement that is uniting politics and spirituality to ignite social change and overcome poverty In his timely, exciting new book, he shows us how we can enrich our own lives by serving our communities Wallis believes that the making of the modern Christian, Muslim, or Jew is through action A preacher who spends his time working for justice rather than just speaking from a pulpit, Wallis compellingly demonstrates how going out and putting your belief to work is what really counts Faith shows itself in works faith works.Named by Time magazine as one of the 50 Faces for America s Future, a regular contributor to NPR, MSNBC, and major newspapers, and editor in chief of Sojourners magazine, Jim Wallis is a well known media figure His advice is increasingly sought by leading politicians who want to tap into the growing power of faith based organizations and the Call to Renewal movement A lifelong activist, he has been putting his faith to work for than three decades His anecdotal, exhilarating, and engaging book is part memoir, part inspirational game plan for transforming our own lives and our society, and part primer on how faith communities are changing neighborhoods It is filled with dramatic human stories of men and women who will move and inspire us Faith Works will appeal to religious people looking to bring meaning to their faith and to spiritually hungry people looking for direction in their lives.

    One thought on “Faith Works: How to Live Your Beliefs and Ignite Positive Social Change”

    1. Enjoyed reports of what other nonprofits are accomplishing, but Wallis gets on his soapbox & starts to repeat himself.

    2. Wallis has a positive message. Unfortunately, the election of The Orange Headed One makes it impossible to believe Wallis's path exists 18 years after the book was written.A longer review is up at cloquetriverpress.Peace.Mark

    3. I consider this the most important book Wallis has ever written, mainly because of the chapter "Listen To Those Closest To The Problem". Rarely do helpers consider hearing what those they propose to help think and want. Wallis gives compelling reasons and backs up those reasons with facts. I once spoke with him about this chapter, and he replied, "Once people decide to try forming their policy by listening to those on the bottom, they never want to go back to the authoritarian way. But getting t [...]

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