Why we must challenge hatred and point the way to hope

By Peter Adams

" It's probably inevitable that the cut and thrust of electioneering drives to the heart of people's fears and insecurities.  Its understandable that candidates warn of a nightmare and promise a dream. What is not so acceptable is that truth, justice and decency seem to be easy to compromise to attain the goal of political office. ... As a Christian I cannot afford to endorse people or groups whose actions counter violence and extremism with more of the same. And I cannot support political campaigns that stir up more division and hatred."  

I was just invited to contribute to a comment piece on Christian Today,   You can read it all here:  Why we must challenge hatred and point the way to hope.

 A memorial to Jo Cox held in Parliament Square

A memorial to Jo Cox held in Parliament Square