In an earlier post, I talked about the reasons it’s so easy to get cynical about evangelicalism. Now, I’m starting a series on the different reasons people become cynics. My first reason is also the best: honest doubts.
The things that cause people to doubt their faith are so idiosyncratic and subjective there’s no point in trying to catalog them. Some people have a crisis of faith over chronology errors in the Old Testament. Others have a crisis over a church leader’s sex scandal, or their pastor’s political views, or the age of the earth, or string theory, or nuclear weapons, or (this list could keep going for months).
But there are still a couple general points to make about honest doubts:
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