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How to Have a Conversation: Engaging Controversial Topics

  You’re in a conversation with a coworker and they’re pretty vocal about a controversial topic. You want to say something, but you’re having a hard time gathering the confidence to respond.   What would you say?   Questions are a risk-free way to engage in a conversation, giving you latitude, liberty and effectiveness, without

Doesn’t Religious Liberty Protect Extremists?

  You’re in a conversation and someone says, “Religious ‘freedom’ is bad because it gives cover for violent religious extremists.”   What would you say?   Some people think that religious liberty allows religious groups to do anything they want to do. So, extremist groups are able to use religious freedom as a license to

Does Advocating for Religious Liberty Hurt Our Christian Witness?

You’re in a conversation and someone says, “Standing up for religious liberty is bad for Christian witness. After all, aren’t Christians supposed to turn the other cheek?” What would you say? Sometimes people think that Christians who advocate for religious liberty do so at the cost of their Christian witness. They assume that defending religious

Are We All Racist?

You’re in a conversation – or maybe a diversity training session at work – and the topic turns to systemic racism and someone asks, “Are we all racist?” What would you say? When asking ourselves if we are racist, we must be open to the conviction of the Holy Spirit. Every person is made in

Should Christians Support Black Lives Matter?

You’re in a conversation and someone asks: “Should Christians support Black Lives Matter?” What would you say? It is absolutely true that black lives matter. Christians believe that because all people are made in the image of God, everyone has dignity and equal value. And it’s important to affirm that truth for specific groups who

Should We Try to Erase Economic Inequality?

You’re in a conversation and someone says, “In America, the richest 1% have 40% of all the wealth. This kind of inequality shouldn’t be tolerated.” What would you say? The wealth gap between the upper class and everyone else is almost always framed in terms of inequality and fairness. But that doesn’t present the whole

My Vote Won’t Make a Difference

You’re in a conversation and someone says, “My vote doesn’t make a difference, so I’m not voting.” What would you say? 137 million people voted in the 2016 election. That’s a lot of people. One vote, out of 137 million, doesn’t seem likely to make a difference, does it? But is that a good reason

Why Vote?

You’re in a conversation and someone says, “Why vote? Politics are ugly, and God is sovereign no matter who is in office.” What would you say? It’s true that God is always in charge. Scripture is clear that nothing can ultimately derail God’s plan. But does that mean we don’t need to care about what

Socialism is the Answer

You’re in a conversation and someone says, “Socialism ensures a just and equal society. The only way to guarantee a basic standard of living for everyone is by adopting a socialist system.” What would you say? At some point, we all look around at the problems in our society and wonder if there’s a better

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