Tag Archives: debate

Diverse and Unified

This blog has long existed as a space to bring attention to topics of depth, to seek to ask questions and to explore those things that many avoid talking about, largely because of the challenge of navigating disagreement with love. Many of my posts have been born from conversations with fellow Christians, particularly those who […]

The Art of Disagreement

Early in our marriage, we had the privilege of living in Oxford, England for a few months while my husband wrapped up his philosophy degree. While there, we found a church quickly and were welcomed warmly; often invited to after-church lunches. On one such occasion, we sat in a student’s tiny apartment finishing up a […]

Gentle Conviction: Debate Like a Christian Should

The internet is an interesting and often frustrating place. It feeds our natural inclination for┬ánarcism, it is often illusory and deceptive, and it tends to feed a beast within us of hostility in disagreements where we write quickly, unkindly, and with an intent to win arguments and share our own opinions, rather than to discourse […]

Don’t Grow Weary

My last post caused a lot of ruffled feathers. I wasn’t prepared for such criticism. I’ve always taken things very personally, my brothers would call me “oversensitive” in fact, and when I was blasted with comments that actually attacked me as a person it spun me a little.┬áThen my littlest ended up in urgent care […]

God is Not Pragmatic

In my final year of undergrad the presidential elections were central to many heated debates among my peers. I remember having several discussions with a variety of my classmates and often being surprised with how many approached voting (and naturally, their lives) as pragmatists. Many argued they were willing to vote for a Pro-Choice presidential […]