Question Objective 1: Identify issues that arouse strong disagreement among certain demographic groups. The goal of this activity is to acknowledge that people of good will often take opposing sides of issues. As a servant-leader you will be expected not only to have an informed opinion about controversial topics, but even more importantly to have a rationale for your beliefs. Download and review the Welfare Presentation. Prepare to share in discussion on the following points: What do you think has made you feel the way you do about certain questions concerning welfare reform? Who do you know that has a different opinion? Why do they hold this position? What factors influence our thinking about controversial issues? Is there general agreement among Christians about major contemporary controversial issues?