I’m Compelled By My Faith to Do Something

Doug Pagitt wrote to supporters of the Greater Things Foundation explaining his current focus on Vote Common Good. “My belief in the Good News of God,” he writes, “leads me to work for the Common Good of all people.” Right now, that means changing Congress...
Close Is Not Good Enough

Close Is Not Good Enough

Pundits are scrambling and scribbling to discern the lessons from Ohio’s special election on Tuesday. We believe there is one major take-away. The irrepressible Doug Pagitt summed it up: “Close is not good enough!” We are not playing horseshoes. Come...
What is the Common Good?

What is the Common Good?

When Jesus taught people to love their neighbors as themselves (Mark 12:30-31) and treat others as they would be treated (Matthew 7:12), he was teaching people to seek the Common Good. When Paul said, “Do not seek your own personal interests alone, but also the...
Is Our Story Your Story, Too?

Is Our Story Your Story, Too?

We are American citizens who love our country. We are part of the 83% of Americans who identify as Christian: Evangelicals, Charismatics, Pentecostals, Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and Traditional Protestants. We are broken-hearted and angry about the ugly turn...
Our Commitments

Our Commitments

At Vote Common Good, we have committed to take action: 1. We will vote in the 2018 midterm elections – not merely for personal, group, or party interests, but for the common good. We are all part of something larger than our own lives. 2. We will vote with the...
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