Awkward Conversations: We’ve all had them. And most of us cringe just thinking about them. Whether it’s politics – and we don’t know how to debate without drawing blood; or family – and we can be the worst to those with whom we are the closest – conversations can get rough. But the Bible can teach us something here. The Bible has loads of wisdom on how to talk to the people around us. How to have hard conversations with grace. How to keep your cool when you are attacked. How to navigate the messes that come from Awkward Conversations. After 2016, it’s pretty clear that we need to learn to talk to each other again. So let’s start off 2017 with a series on Awkward conversations – when to avoid them, how to have them, and what God can teach us about Grace in the midst of them.