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It’s OK to Struggle With Doubts of Your Faith

It’s OK to struggle with doubts of your faith

“Just have faith!” It’s a cliche that gets thrown around at church and in the Christian community. The words are trite and come with an underlying message that your problems stem from a lack of faith, but do they? Is there really anything wrong with struggling through doubt? Or is there a purpose to doubt? …
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What to Do When It Is Hard to Trust God

What to do when it is hard to trust God

Difficult times will come; in fact, God never promised that this life would be easy. We get things twisted when we start believing that God is a genie up in the sky pouring out our wish list because, you know, we do good and stuff. Nope. That’s not who God is.  Nowhere in the Bible…
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Science & Faith

Faith and science: Is it possible for them to coexist?

One of the most common reasons someone who is not a Christian (or a follower of any faith, really) has not faith is because of science. They believe that science has taught us and shown us things that are empirically provable in ways that faith is not. And, in some ways, they’re right.  However, this…
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Can one have an intellectual belief in the resurrection of Jesus or does it require straight blind faith?

Don’t throw away your mind

Not being able to explain something does not mean there is not an explanation. Look, we all come to the conversation with our own preconceived ideas. Our lives, education, faith and family backgrounds shape how we view the world. Science and the laws of nature explain most phenomena that occur. But what happens when they…
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questions about faith

Why having questions about Christianity is the best thing for your faith

Everything we have in life is because of questions. Every invention, every social revolution — they all came about because of questions. Questions are how we investigate the world around us, how we learn and how we determine our next steps in life. As parents, we encourage questions from our children (to an extent) to…
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don't know what to do

New Waiting Room Podcast Launches

Get ready, because we’re about to launch our favorite podcast series yet — The Waiting Room. This series hits home on so many levels. Whether you are a Jesus follower or an atheist (or anywhere in between), You’ll find this next series is relatable to you. What’s The Waiting Room about? The whole premise of…
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Jesus quotes about faith

Jesus Quotes About Faith

Sometimes, having faith is hard. Like, really hard. Maybe you just recently lost a loved one, or you lost your job, or you’re just having a really shitty week, month or year. In those difficult moments, it’s hard to have faith in Jesus – because how could He let this happen? We may never understand…
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Hypocrisy and Unbelief - Unfiltered Jesus Radio

The Connection Between Hypocrisy and Unbelief

Despite the image that many Christian leaders and so-called leaders project, believing isn’t easy. “I believe; help me in my unbelief!” These are the words recorded in the Book of Mark that were cried out by a father who asked Jesus to cast a demon out of his son. The man had asked for this…
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With all Your Mind - Loving God with Your Intellect

With all Your Mind – Loving God with Your Intellect

When asked which commandment is greatest of all, Jesus responds with a simple, yet unfathomably complex statement: “’Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind” (Matthew 22:37). Many of us hear this verse and take it to mean saying we love God a lot…
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doubt and faith

Crisis of Faith – Does Doubt Mean I’m Done?

Ah, the joys of growing up as a Christian. How lovely it is to have the assurance that God loves me, and that I’m not forsaken like those outside his grace, and that I will never truly die and that eternity is…. oooh shit. I’m not sure if I believe this anymore. Does this sound…
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