The following is a guest post from Cheryl Bridges Johns and Alexei Laushkin

The season leading to Christmas can be so busy and bustling that we overlook the staggering invitation to peace and tranquility. But Advent is a reminder that God stands ready to invite us into his kingdom. And this should be good news for allpeople, especially our neighbors in need.

That’s why we believe that Christians should set aside time amid the Christmas bustle to reflect on Congress.

Talking about public policy may not seem like a festive activity, but it is sorely needed. In 2017, many in the halls of power misrepresented and mislabeled those in need. People who struggle were often painted as lazy, dependent on the government, and responsible for their own problems.

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