Explore God Discussion Groups

Explore God Discussion Groups

No, it’s great. I love it here. Don’t believe you. I gotta’ go. I’m late. Yeah, I’m making plenty of friends. We just don’t talk much. People here don’t want to go to Bible study. It’s not that – it’s just a good conversation about life. You really think I can do this? If I […]

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Rap, Art and God

Rap, Art and God

This might be your first introduction to me – greetings, my name is Propaganda. I wrote my first rap in ’93, simply put: fire-baptized battle rapper who was heavily influenced by folk music and found creative freedom in poetry. I don’t know that much, just the Gospel and good hip-hop. I’m a pretty simple dude. […]

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Explore God | Is there a God?

Explore God | Is there a God?

Why were we put here? I think everyone wants to know. Why we put here? Why are we on earth? Let me put it this way: I like to think that God is real. I believe it’s random – I don’t think there’s a plan. For all we know, it could be aliens out there. […]

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Betting With God

Betting With God

Well, I’ve always been an academic. It’s sort of the way that I figure out how things work, and when I was in graduate school I made a bet with God. I found out that my dad had been diagnosed with cancer, and the doctors gave him three months to live. I’m a complete daddy’s […]

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Are the Odds in God’s Favor?

Are the Odds in God’s Favor?

You can find really smart people who are believers and really smart people who aren’t because God gives us free will – he gives us a choice. He doesn’t force us. But if you want to know if there’s, like, reasons to believe yeah, there are great reasons. In fact you know, there was a […]

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Exploring God

Exploring God

Well, I think exploring God is about, uh, giving up the chase away from God. Sometimes you can talk about exploring God as though he’s static sitting far off somewhere, and you need to be in some quest to explore him or find him. Actually, I’m probably more with Francis Thompson who wrote a poem […]

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Explore God | Do I Matter?

Explore God | Do I Matter?

Even if it is just all make-believe, sometimes people just need something to believe in. If there really is a God, great. If there isn’t, I guess we’re all just believing in something to give us hope. People have a desire for a sense of wonder. People have a desire for sense of love. People […]

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Can You Like Jesus But Hate Religion?

Can You Like Jesus But Hate Religion?

I think Jesus was the most sacrilegious person you would have ever met, in that he would have been the least religious person you would have ever met. Sacrilegious actually means that you tear religion away from something. It was the religious leaders of his day that couldn’t stand Jesus, and that’s actually who he […]

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Evidence that Christianity is True

Evidence that Christianity is True

Well, starting with the historicity of Jesus and whether or not he actually existed, I think scholars have pretty much, um, settled that, where if you ask just about any scholar out there, he’ll tell you he did exist. He was born, he lived, he died, he was crucified by the Romans. Looking historically going […]

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Is Religion Part of the Problem?

Is Religion Part of the Problem?

One out of three 18-to-22-year-olds don’t identify with any religion. They don’t want to. I understand people, you know, why people think religion’s a big part of the problem. It’s kind of an easy scapegoat these days, but no, I don’t think religion’s and faith more specifically is – is part of the problem. I […]

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