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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 I imagine God as a big powerful man wearing all white and and having beard and having a deep voice.

My Beliefs

I believe ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I believe that relgion is a grea thing because I believe that Jesus is my Savior. That he did die for my sins and that their is an eternal life.
My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Was when I got confirmed in 8th grade to strengthen my faith.
My greatest moment of doubt was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator When my grandparens died because I was just so young and confused
My spiritual life means... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator The world to me because it something to look forward too and makes my life worth living
The biggest misconception about my faith/belief system is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Is that people see me as a bad person but I am actually a really good guy who is actually a really faithful and know Jesus is my savior
My spiritual role model is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator My parents
The tenet/practice/teaching I appreciate most about my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator The teaching of my pastor

My Faith History

As a child I believed ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator That Jesus died and thats all I knew
My spiritual journey has been ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator A tough one but worth every second
I was raised as ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator A Lutheran
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 They are not we both belife in Jesus
If you have children, did becoming a parent change your relationship to faith? If so, how? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No I would teach them the same thing I belief

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 My house and Church and mainly at night
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 They do not we all belif the same thing
How easy or difficult is it to live your faith? Why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Its pretty easy because I surround myself with people we belive the same thing as me
In my house, the thing that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator The cross in our house.
The song/book/film that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Field of dreams

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 That they all believe in the under God method
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 No because they not everyone is religous and let peple do what they want and they might come to faith one day. God has a plan for everyone
Should the Bible, Torah, Quran or other religious texts be taught as works of literature in public schools? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No because they would upset people and really question thing
Is interfaith dialogue important? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes because it tells people the truth and makes them change as a person
Do you feel comfortable discussing your faith with others? Why/why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes because I have a plan to be a witness to all.
Do you feel that you have a duty, because of your faith, to put your beliefs into action? What are some of those actions? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes because that why God created us and by having a good attitude and all like my faith in action and stuff
Are religious beliefs compromised by engaging in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes because theyh can cause lots of issues
Has 9/11 had any impact on your thoughts about religion? Are you more/less interested in learning about other religions? Do you feel more/less comfortable expressing your religious beliefs? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No all it did was scare me and grow me stronger in my faith knowing that God has a plan for all of us

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Published October 11, 2010

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