Our culture has tied Christmas fulfillment to the amassing of stuff.
From Hallmark Christmas specials to receiving the perfect gift from that perfect someone, we’ve all taken in ideals that lead our hearts to unavoidable disappointment at Christmas.
Is it possible for Erin and Hannah to talk to each other without the usual digital divide?!
So much of the friction I see among Christians starts here, with the assumption that unity equals groupthink.
Can the church lead the way in restoring the art of good conversation? C. Christopher Smith joins Persuasion to cast a grander vision for our church talk.
Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson continue their Talking about Talk series discussing the way specific, technical language signals who’s in and who’s out.
Erin and Hannah will be recording a LIVE episode of Persuasion Friday, November 9, at Leaf Institute in Greenville, South Carolina!
Erin and Hannah invite Ben Fort to the conversation to discuss the important and needful role of humor in our conversations.
Small talk feels flimsy to me when there are too many names, too many faces, too many emotional vibes, too many nonverbal cues, too many details to process.
What is it about small talk that makes us so uncomfortable? Is small talk even necessary?