The Word "Church" is the Word "Ecclesia" and this is a "Political" word!
"Godliness exalts a nation...” Proverbs 14:34
“Without wise leadership, a nation is in trouble, but with good counselors there is safety.” Proverbs 11:14
William Wilberforce was an English Christian Politician - who abolished slavery because of his strong Christian conviction.
If Christians stand for Truth, Justice they cannot but help, become involved in politics.
In the Old Testament we see; Daniel and Joseph Serving God in the office of Presidency.
In the New Testament we have Sergius Paulus, the Roman proconsul (Governor of Rome) , who was converted to Christianity and remind in office.
Jesus said we were to be salt and light in the world, the yeast in the dough of society. We are to exercise Kingdom Influence for the benefit of all,
"Archbishop Desmond Tutu said in the thick of the battle against apartheid, 'When people say that the Bible and politics don't mix, I ask them which Bible they are reading'".