In today's polarizing society, people are often quick to take offense in disagreements. But the way we communicate about our convictions has a profound impact on the quality of our conversations and relationships. According to Dr. Tim Muehlhoff, it is important to understand the argument culture before we can find productive ways to get past it. In this video, he describes three observations on what characterizes conversations in the argument culture.
Tim Muehlhoff is a professor of communication at Biola University and author of several books, including I Beg to Differ and Marriage Forecasting. His most recent publication, Defending Your Marriage, speaks to spiritual warfare in marriage and how to equip yourself to defend your relationship. For the past 18 years, he and his wife, Noreen, have been frequent speakers at FamilyLife marriage conferences. Muehlhoff regularly writes and speaks for the Biola University Center for Marriage and Relationships. Follow Dr. Muehlhoff on Twitter.