I found the article quite interesting.
Assume the role of an educator: I’m right, you’re wrong, but I will try to educate you instead of just abusing you. Of course the people on both sides often think they’re right and the aim is to bring the other around to your view. But you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
Send materials that your partner is likely to trust and actually use: A good point although what you think is “religiously neutral” might not be viewed as such by your partner, e.g. NCSE. You also need to make sure you don’t commit the genetic fallacy yourself.
Have a guilt-free exit plan:
I recently had a to end a conversation like this:
“It’s been great chatting with you about this but, as I’m sure is also true for you, the conversation has been cutting into my schedule a bit too deep. In closing I’d just like to recommend this article “40 years of invitro evolution”, it summarizes the discovery that biological evolution can take place in systems that are far simpler than modern living cells.
I.e. Leave with a Parthian Shot, and by the way, abiogenesis is part of evolution.