Guest Post: Against Keeping the peace

I had the incredible opportunity to write a piece for Christianity Today about how peace, as we often understand it, may actually not be the most loving response to the people we care about. 


We live in an age of sharp division. According to the Pew Research Center, an “overwhelming majority” of Americans (86%) believe the country is more politically divided than it has ever been before. These political and ideological differences aren’t merely a matter of red or blue states; these same sharp divisions exist within many families, potentially alienating parents from children, sisters from brothers. When we disagree with those we love about some of our most closely held beliefs, must keeping the peace always mean keeping quiet?

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