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.
Effective communication begins with you.
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?
Family is where we first connect with others and find our voice.
The conversational style of your family—both around the table and throughout the home—during your childhood had a profound impact upon your approach to conversation today.