(RNS) —  The Rev. Adam Taylor has been named the new president of Sojourners, the national Christian social justice advocacy organization founded and led by the Rev. Jim Wallis since the 1970s.

Wallis will continue working with Sojourners through July 2021, when he will join the faculty of Georgetown University as director of a new center focused on “faith, public life, and the common good.” He will retain the title of founder and ambassador for Sojourners.

The move was timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the foundation’s founding.

The new role for Taylor was approved at a meeting of the Sojourners board of directors on November 12 and is effective immediately. 

“Rev. Adam Taylor brings a depth of commitment from the roots of

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