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Doubt is a Good Thing

Most people never admit that they deal with doubt. There seems to be this warped notion that if you admit – if you fess up to the fact that in your understanding of God there are questions, confusions, and things you just find tough to swallow – that you’re not really on the team. To be a Christian and to admit to questions is like being an oil and gas executive who loves Al Gore movies about Global Warming. There’s a conflict of interest. If you admit to doubt, your faith is somehow faulty or inferior. But I don't buy that. In dealing with my own doubts I've found the exact opposite to be true. I've found that faith and doubt are not enemies, but are essential partners in the life of faithfully following Christ.

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