by Thomas Brady

I confess I understand. It’s like attending a dinner party where one guy takes a black and white stand on an issue and the tension enters the room and you really wish you could get back to that conversation about the Italian Renaissance but you can’t because now you have to agree with the guy about gun control or he’s going to keep making everybody uncomfortable. Pretty soon you just want to leave. I don’t blame people for wanting to leave.
— One reason people leave their church, according to Don Miller: