The secular powers that be are putting pressure on pastors to limit their practice of the Christian faith to just the four walls of the local church.
That's why the current administration has emphasized a restricted "freedom of worship" rather than the First Amendment's robust guarantee of Freedom of Religion; it's why believers concerned about the redefinition of marriage are being told to shut up and go along, and why organizations such as Catholic Charities face crushing fines if they don't provide contraceptives to their employees.
Now of course, we all know that some churches and ministers have been accused of becoming too involved in partisan politics. Even when we've been right to enter the political arena for good causes, too often we have been self-righteous, a tad arrogant, and sometimes beholden to this party or that.
But just because sometimes we get it wrong doesn't mean we should stop altogether. As G. K. Chesterton observed, "If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly."