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How Do You Imagine God?
God in America and USA WEEKEND Magazine are partnering to explore Americans' images of God.

How do you imagine God? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator God is a judge who sits in his throne, and watches over all of us.
How do you imagine God? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator God is a judge who sits in his throne, and watches over all of us.

My Beliefs

I believe ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator In Jesus Christ who came to earth and died for our sins, and rose again on the third day.
My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator going to Camp Arcadia
My spiritual life means... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator everything!
The biggest misconception about my faith/belief system is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator that Christians are all conservative members who won't accept anyone who is different. This is not the case.
My spiritual role model is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Jesus Christ my savior

My Faith History

As a child I believed ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator that God and all my family members who had died were constantly watching me.
My spiritual journey has been ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator average
I was raised as ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Roman Catholic
Are your beliefs or practices different from your parents? If so, how and why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Well, they are Lutheran, and I am more of a Catholic, and follow many of their beliefs.

How I Practice My Faith

Where and when do you practice your faith? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I practice in school and at church
Does your family practice more than one religion or faith? If so, how do you blend the traditions? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator my sister is pagan! The rest of us our Christians, and it is very hard for us to be in the same household.
The song/book/film that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Christ is Risen, by Chris Maher

Religion & the Public Square

What should be the role of religion in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator they are two completely different things. Even though the USA was founded on Christian values, our country should represent everyone, not just Christians.
Should courses about religion be taught in public schools? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator If they were electives, yes.
Do you feel comfortable discussing your faith with others? Why/why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Through my four years at a Christian high school, I am now able to easily talk about my beliefs, in any environment.

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Published October 11, 2010

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