Why I Believe What I Believe

When I was in my twenties (just as the crust of the earth was cooling) I realized that I didn’t know why I believed what I believed about Christianity. I grew up in a Christian home, married a Christian woman, and always went to church. Living in that bubble, I was never forced to think about why I was a Christian. But one day as a young adult, with no real crisis driving me, I began to ponder why I believed what I believed. I was firm on what I believed, I just couldn’t tell you why.

I think we would all agree that it’s important to know WHAT we believe (insert optional “Well,DUH!’ here). But how many of us ever ask ourself WHY we believe it? That’s a critical question to ask yourself, because (more…)