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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 someone or something that is to complex for me to understand. He is creator of everything in the universe. He is someone who loves me more than I can ever understand and he has given me so many gifts and blessings.

My Beliefs

My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator When i was at the Huddle Leader Conference for FCA in July 2011.
My greatest moment of doubt was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Anytime before I entered high school.
My spiritual life means... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Everything to me.
The biggest misconception about my faith/belief system is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator That it isn't the most important thing to me.
My spiritual role model is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator My dad, Tim Tebow, Tony Dungy, and Mike Matheny
The tenet/practice/teaching I appreciate most about my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator That God forgives me no matter what I do.

My Faith History

As a child I believed ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator The same as I do now, just not as in-depth.
My spiritual journey has been ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Like a roller coaster; its had its ups and downs.
I was raised as ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator A Methodist.
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 No.
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 Don't have kids.

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 Manchester United Methodist Church, every Sunday.
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.
How easy or difficult is it to live your faith? Why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Depends on the context of the situation.
In my house, the thing that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator My actions.
The song/book/film that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Uncommon.

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 I'm not sure. Difficult topic.
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 Yes, because of freedom of religion.
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 Yes, because they are historical books.
Is interfaith dialogue important? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No.
Do you feel comfortable discussing your faith with others? Why/why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Depends on the person.
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, to serve others and to better God's kingdom.
Are religious beliefs compromised by engaging in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No.
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 More interested in other religions. More comfortable expressing my faith.

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Published October 11, 2010

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