This is the first installment in Advent All Around, a Think Christian series that sees reflections of Advent in the culture at large.
You’ve probably heard of the seven-minute lull – the theory that every seven minutes, each conversation experiences a potentially awkward silence. I am not particularly fond of these moments. I feel uncomfortable as I wait for a new and exciting topic to arise. So imagine my anxiety when I visited a restaurant last week to have dinner with 25 strangers, all… [more]