An Unlikely Friendship

In my previous post, I looked at the importance of listening to those we disagree with. For many, that's not high on the list of priorities. That's understandable; it's hard to listen to someone who has a completely different take on an issue of great importance to us. But I think it's important to remember:…

Listening to Those On the Other Side

Can you learn something from someone on the opposite side of an issue? Or, to put it another way: What would happen if people in our country chose not to demonize someone they disagree with, but listen to them? Really listen to them? Can a pacifist learn something from a lifelong member of the military?…

Good Stuff I’ve Heard

I try to listen to every message John Ortberg preaches. This message on hope is worth a listen. It's 27 minutes of encouragement, challenge, and ... well, hope. Then there's this podcast interview with Bill Thrall, centered around a great question to ask someone you love: How am I affecting you? I placed a request…