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Ten Thoughts on How to Disagree Well

Pretty much the entire nation has witnessed the conflict and disagreement at Mizzou and in Columbia over the last several days. And my guess is that we’re likely to have a good deal more in the days ahead.

Obviously, the Christian community—including The Crossing—isn’t immune from all this. And while that means we face the difficult task of working through those disagreements as we go forward, it also means we have a real opportunity as followers of Christ to do it well. Not only will that that be a huge help in tackling very difficult problems, but it will also help commend our faith to those who may not share it.

With that in mind, here are ten things to keep in mind as we seek to disagree in the right way. And note that this is far from an exhaustive list:

Mission Spotlight: Cru Overview

imagesCru is supported by The Crossing at Mizzou and 11 other campuses around the US and abroad. Watch for future articles spotlighting the work of Cru at Mizzou and specific staff in other locations as well. Many of The Crossing’s pastors have historic connections to Cru, an international interdenominational Christian organization with ministry work in 191 countries including more than 1140 college campuses in the US. While Cru continues to be a significant campus ministry, Cru also includes many other types of ministry including: city-wide, inner city, family, athletic, high school and military ministries.

More about Cru in their own words: