“A faith without some doubts is like a human body without any antibodies in it. People who blithely go through life too busy or indifferent to ask hard questions about why they believe as they do will find themselves defenseless against either the experience of tragedy or the probing questions of a smart skeptic. A person’s faith can collapse almost overnight if she has failed over the years to listen patiently to her own doubts, which should only be discarded after long reflection.” – Tim Keller

Need an accessible place to start exploring your doubts? Check out Is God Just a Human Invention? I wrote this book with Sean McDowell to honestly engage the tough questions we all have about God. Also check out this article “Should Christians Have Doubts?”

Tim Keller on Doubt

Who doesn’t admire someone who stands up for what’s right—even in the midst of passionate opposition? Figures like Jesus, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr. come to mind. They were all countercultural. And most of us would agree that they affected change for the better. However, if moral relativism is true, then […]

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Our worldview is shaped by a complex collection of broken relationships (with God, parents, and others), a mixture of true and false beliefs about reality, and values that are primarily directed toward the self. Embracing a Christian worldview — thinking Christianly — means growing in our ability to understand and live all of life from God’s perspective. This becomes possible as our relationship with God is restored in the gospel (and this serves as the basis for restoration of relationships with others), we replace false beliefs […]

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“There is no way to God that bypasses the call to let go {i.e., to choose to trust Him}. You may have many intellectual doubts, and it is really important to be honest about those, to talk about them and study. However, thinking and studying alone never remove the need to choose. The question of faith is never just  an intellectual decision”—John Ortberg

Everyone Has To Answer The God Question Eventually