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Jim Wallis to SA: Have faith in a different future and it will surely manifest.

Jim Wallis to SA: Have faith in a different future and it will surely manifest.

It's been my privilege to spend time with Jim Wallis in Davos over the past dozen years. He is among the heavyweights of the high-profile faith-based leaders who lend critical balance to the proceedings at this nexus of power. His day job is with Sojourners, an organisation which facilitates interaction between and connects spiritual communities worldwide - basing its message on ethics and morality. He is a regular visitor to South Africa, counts himself a close pal of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and is a huge fan of the icon's forthright successor, Thabo Makgoba. This is an interview to cherish. Wallis explains why President Jacob Zuma is dead wrong in calling for the churches to stay out of politics; and exposes some of the incredible work being done behind the scenes to address the corruption which has become commonplace in SA. For instance, Wallis connected young South Africans with the #BlackLivesMatter group in Ferguson and they're working on strategies together. What really resonat

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