At the end of March, I reported on Christian efforts to influence decisions regarding the US government’s budget for the remainder of this fiscal year and beyond — HungerFast.org.
Adventist leader and author, Monte Sahlin, comments on the eventual agreement:
I would be happy to cut the budget further than the compromise. I would be happy to forgo all highway funds and drive on even more pot holes and dangerous bridges than I do now. I would be happy to cut it until it balances. But not on the backs of the poor. That is simply wrong. This is a demonstration of the moral weakness of our political leaders. And if we keep re-electing them it reflects clearly on our own morality.
Ryan Bell also shares how he and other religious leaders are engaging the topic of economic justice at Intersections.