a common conversation

BenOp Proponent: Now, to be clear, we certainly aren’t advocating running for the hills.

BenOp Opponent: I just think it’s absurd for Christians to run for the hills at the first sign of trouble.

Proponent: No, I just said I don’t believe in running for the hills. That’s not what we’re talking about.

Opponent: How are you supposed to reach the world for Jesus if you’re locking yourselves away in your monastery?

Proponent: We’re not proposing to create monasteries, much less lock ourselves away in them. Seriously, we — 

Opponent: — I mean, go ahead and hide in your room if you want, but you’re totally ignoring the Great Commission.

Proponent: <sigh>