It’s valuable to understand what motivates our various positions. Giving space for us to voice what’s “at stake” for each of us can grow our empathy for each other’s perspectives.
For example, among us, what’s “at stake” might be (just to name a few):
- Faithful discipleship to Jesus.
- Consistent and coherent readings and interpretations of the Bible.
- Our allegiances and citizenship obligations and where those various obligations agree and conflict. Continue reading “What’s “at stake” in our Discussion?”