Category: ESA History

A Letter from Ron Sider

From the Desk of Ronald J. Sider Founder and President Emeritus, Evangelicals for Social Action Chair of the Board – The Sider Center Dear Friends, After a few years in retirement, I’ve agreed to...

Fall 2015 Praise Report

We are happy to share exciting news about where Jesus is leading the Sider Center & ESA as we continue to further the legacy of Ron Sider by serving as a community of scholars,...

Cliff Benzel Passes into Glory

Saying goodbye to an old friend by Ron Sider Cliff Benzel is now with the Lord.  But his legacy lives on here on earth.  Cliff was ESA’s executive vice-president for the decade of our...

What’s ESA Been Doing Lately?

Compassion & justice, reconciliation & dialogue, evangelism, and more! ESA equips young leaders for holistic ministry – here’s what two of our amazing Sider scholars had to say about their experience.

Following Jesus

by Paul Alexander and Al Tizon This article is from the introduction in Following Jesus: Journeys in Radical Discipleship–Essays in Honor of Ronald J. Sider, which includes forewords by Jim Wallis and Tony Campolo...

Watch (or Read) ESA’s 2013 Year in Review!

Merry Christmas from ESA! from Evangelicals for Social Action on Vimeo. ESA’s Year in Review Passing the Baton On July 1st ESA’s founder, Ron Sider, retired from his role as president. We commemorated his...