Most Lutheran women are not comfortable being advocates. Ask them to fill the shelves of the local food pantry? No problem. But when asked women to contact a state legislator about a pending trafficking-related bill or to contact a federal representative about funding for food supplements, many away.
“I don’t want to get political,” is often the response. In baptism we are called to be advocates for those whose voices are not heard. It’s not about being political. It’s all about responding to our baptismal call and doing what Jesus requires of us.
This message is an excerpt of “I don’t want to get political” by Linda Post Bushkofsky in the June 2019 issue of Gather magazine.
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