In Georgia, an Atheist and a Christian Stage a Public Dialogue at a Local Bar

Justin Mullinix, an atheist from Georgia, recently volunteered to sit down with Will Dyer, a local pastor, in front of a large crowd at a bar and answer questions from the audience. It wasn’t a debate. It wasn’t confrontational. It was just a chance for everyone to watch a civil dialogue about serious differences in opinion:

The considerate and knowledgeable exchange is exactly what Monkey Barrel owner Albert Reeves had in mind. The bar and restaurant owner felt inspired to instigate a calm conversation between the Baptist minister and the atheist.

“From talking with both of them and them both being friends of mine, I want to share with others how easy it could be to talk with each other,” Reeves said. “And I wanted to make sure it was not a debate, it was a discussion.”

High fives all around. It’d be great to see more public dialogues like this happening everywhere.

(Image via Shutterstock)

"Babies cry...that's what they do, hitting or causing pain to babies makes them cry MORE, ..."

In Disturbing Video, French Priest Slaps ..."
"Toys for Tots is a thoughtful alternative. I donate toys every year. I think it's ..."

Christian “Prophetess”: Jesus Lives in a ..."
"I went to three chiropractors that could not help me. My chiropractor was the only ..."

Christian “Prophetess”: Jesus Lives in a ..."
"Honestly, I think that even that is giving them too much credit. They seem to ..."

AL Supreme Court Judge Says He ..."

Browse Our Archives

Follow Us!

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment