Vitriol, attacks and demonization have infected every aspect of life – from social media to government to religion. Sadly, those of us who love Jesus are not exempt from this kind of behavior. And that’s incredibly sad. But it doesn’t have to be this way. We can begin to act differently right now by deciding to assume the best about other people, intentionally spending more time understanding than trying to convince, seeking to lift people up instead of tearing them down and choosing to build bridges instead of walls. But will we?