What does it take for people to get mobilized for the common good?
Be an activist. But approach it with intention, care, and clear limits.
I was skeptical. Then I heard a poet read one of his poems.
Religious polarization among activists and voters exists, in ever-increasing quantity. The question is, why?
The scene at the Church of the Reformation several weeks ago—just a couple blocks from the U. S. Capitol—was a mixture of resolve and celebration, equal parts political rally and family reunion. People milled about on the front steps posing for photographs, greeting old friends and making new acquaintances.
Americans do a good job of helping people in need directly, as we should. But there is another way to help people in need: citizen activism.