Jim Wallis is a speaker, author, activist, and international commentator on ethics and public life. He helped found Sojourners more than 30 years ago and continues to serve as the executive director and editor of "Sojourners" magazine, covering faith, politics, and culture. In 1995, Wallis was intrumental in forming Call to Renewal, a national federation of churches, denominations, and faith-based organizations from across the theological and political spectrum working to overcome poverty. His books include "Call to Conversation" (1981), "The Soul of Politics: A Practical and Prophetic Vision for Change" (1994), "Who Speaks for God? A New Politics of Compassion, Community, and Civility" (1996), and most recently "Faith Works: Lessons from the Life of an Activist Preacher" (2000). He teaches a course at Harvard University on "Faith, Politics, and Society," and is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Illinois. Jim lives in inner-city Washington, D.C.