Christian activism enhances democracy

A key tenet of democracy is the freedom of citizens to participate in the political process. The main purpose of such participation of course, is to influence the direction of government policy.

People usually get involved to convince politicians and/or fellow citizens the government should pursue — or stop pursuing — a particular course of action. A side benefit to such activism is the participants often become better citizens, more aware of the issues that affect their community and better able to articulate their beliefs and values.

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