Conversations are happening everywhere! Even so, we often struggle to understand the person sitting across from us or to feel understood by them. We exist in a culture where everyone desires conversations and deep relationships, but they’re getting harder and harder to find.

Our guest today, English professor, author, and speaker Heather Holleman, offers a winsome entryway into practicing deeper and more meaningful conversations rooted in seeing all people as created in the image of God. Heather isn’t just a theorist of good conversation, she’s an expert at them herself. We hope you get a sense of her passion for real connection in this episode about her new book, The Six Conversations: Pathways to Connecting in an Age of Isolation and Incivility.

If you’re interested in going deeper into today’s content, feel free to check out her free resources

Heather Holleman is an associate teaching professor at Penn State University. She is the author of numerous books on evangelism, communication, and Christian formation. 

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