Air Date November 24, 2014
How do we communicate with people who disagree with us? Friends and strangers clash with each other over issues large and small, and on this Midday Connection
, Tim Muehlhoff continues our series to provide a strategy for having difficult conversations that will move us from contentious debate to constructive dialogue.
Tim is a professor of communication at Biola University in La Mirada, California where he teaches classes in family communication, interpersonal communication and gender. Tim is the coauthor of
The God Conversation: Using Stories and Illustrations to Explain Your Faith
Authentic Communication: Christian Speech Engaging Culture
. He and his wife, Noreen, are frequent speakers at FamilyLife Marriage Conferences, and Tim has served with Campus Crusade since 1986. They live in Brea, California, with their three boys.
Learn more at Tim's website
Melinda Schmidt is a Communication graduate of Moody Bible Institute, holds a Broadcasting/Bible degree from Calvary Bible College, and is pursuing her MA in Intercultural Studies from Wheaton College. She has served with Moody Radio since 1980 in various hosting capacities. Married with two young adult children, Melinda loves reading, developing her creative interests and hopes to be a life-long learner. Follow her on Twitter
Caryn is a part-time member of the Midday Connection team. About once a week, you can find her on-air or in the producer’s chair. In the other parts of her life, Caryn is a writer, speaker, worship-planner, mom and wife. Her newest book is Broke: What Financial Desperation Revealed about God’s Abundance (InterVarsity Press, 2014). Caryn lives with her husband, three kids and one rescued pit bull in the western suburbs of Chicago. To learn more about Caryn, please visit her
website. Twitter: @carynrivadeneir