In this Christmas meditation, Chelsea Langston Bombino reflects on how the sacred is woven into the very fabric of our beings and our lives together. Religious freedom, she argues, is essential to the ability to seek God in everything.
Recognizing the appropriate role of government in our lives, alongside other institutions like families, businesses, schools and churches, how can we also support, in a distinctive way, those in our congregations who are called to labor in the political arena? And what might that look like? In this article, Jim Talen, a Kent County Commissioner, reflects on his experience with this in his own congregation.