Luke's book of the Acts of the Apostles teaches us what it means that "God shows no partiality."
Jesus speaks and acts with authority because his words and actions are those of God, because he is God.
In the wake of the inauguration, I propose the following. Churches should create a community-oriented event called the Table. The goal here is to create a space in which political partisanship takes a back seat to human interaction, and thus defuses fear of the political “other.”
I'm currently in a phase of "secular" work (employed at a church, but not empowered to use my "magic hands" — that is, to function as a priest), and have had the opportunity to reflect quite a bit on the boundaries of Christian ministry.
I am only doing small, specific things that I can easily do. You too can do some small, specific things.