Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster.
The great thing about social movements is everybody gets to be a part of them.
The left and right are not religious categories. They're often not even value categories.
Hope unbelieved is always considered nonsense. But hope believed is history in the process of being changed.
We have got some mountains to move. Three billion people - half of God's children - are living on less than $2 a day.
A billion dollars every week for Iraq, $87 billion for Iraq. We can't get $5 billion for childcare over five years in welfare reform.
The media seems to think only abortion and gay marriage are religious issues. Poverty is a moral issue, it's a faith issue, it's a religious issue.
I'm often asked what I think about the faith of the President George W. Bush. I think it is sincere. I think it's very real. I think it's deeply held.
So when the only domestic social policy is tax cuts that mostly benefit the wealthiest Americans, we say, 'Where is faith being put into action here?'
You can't be evangelical and associate yourself with Jesus and what he says about the poor and just have no other domestic concerns than tax cuts for wealthy people.