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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 normal man with a beard as it is seen in every drawing of Jesus.
How do you imagine God? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I imagine God as a normal man with a beard as it is seen in every drawing of Jesus.

My Beliefs

I believe ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator In Jesus Christ and that he saved me by dying on the Cross
My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator My Grandmother died and i realized she is safe in heaven because she was a strong believer
My greatest moment of doubt was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator When a close one to me dies
My spiritual life means... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I will live with Jesus when i die.
My spiritual role model is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator My mom, She always helps me on how to go to God and how to praise him and when in doubt, she says, pray to Jesus

My Faith History

As a child I believed ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator The same thing i believe now, in Jesus Christ and that he died to save our sins
My spiritual journey has been ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator a difficult one
I was raised as ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator 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 Mine and My parents are the same beliefs. My mom raised me as a Lutheran and to this day i still am one

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 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 No we stick to one religion and one religion only
How easy or difficult is it to live your faith? Why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Very difficult, because life throws challenges to us and they are hard to handle
In my house, the thing that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator My bible on my dresser. Even though i dont tell people all the time that i am a christian, that bible says i am when people walk in my room
The song/book/film that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Passion of Christ

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 Christian
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 I think they should OFFER classes and if the kids choose so then they have the option to take the class
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 some people will find it offensive and it would just start problems
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 i do because i am open with it and i know a lot about it

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Published October 11, 2010

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