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Editor’s Picks: Best of "Why Do I Think?"

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As we’ve spent the last three months looking at what it looks like to love God with all of our minds—we’ve been asking the question, “Why do I Think?”.

Dear Doubting Christian, God Is Not Afraid of Your Questions

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I am filled with grief when I see how Christians treat doubt and doubters. For whatever my words are worth, I want to offer a profound apology for any time you’ve been written off easily by Christians in your circle—maybe even made to feel as though you’re “not really one of us” because you struggle to believe what others claim comes so naturally to them.

Dear Joshua and Marty: You're Not Alone

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Dear Joshua and Marty, I read your announcements within weeks of each other and can only imagine the circumstances that led you both to write your posts. I know enough to recognize that what you’ve told the public will only be a fraction of an intense and complex story.

Capturing Purpose

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We asked a bunch of creative Christian photographers to capture a photo that defines their purpose. We were intrigued to find out what their views and perspectives were. Each of us has a different purpose in life, and use our skills, gifts, and interests to express it in different ways. However, at the heart of it all, there is one thing that ties our purpose together—our desire to glorify God’s name.

Take a leaf out of the Bible

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Title: Take A Leaf Out Of The Bible Artwork by: Bonny (@lovetheark) Description: Have…

Faith, Trust & Hope

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Title: Faith, Trust & Hope Artwork by: Kristen Stansell…

The Longing is Real

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Title: The Longing is Real Artwork by: Ross Boone (@rossboone) Description: Sometimes,…

What Not To Say To Someone Struggling With Mental Illness

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Their eyebrows rose when I told them what I was writing about. I was grabbing lunch at a Christian Writer’s conference, and somehow ended up explaining to two other women that I was writing about my faith journey in light of a bipolar diagnosis.

Why Do I Always Think I'm Not Good Enough?

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“I’m really stressed,” my friend Anna* sighed, slumping into her seat opposite me at the café. “I need to do well during this probation period, but at the rate my department head keeps criticizing me, I don’t think I’m gonna make the cut.”