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I Am Struggling With My Faith

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    For the past two years,

    I have gotten to travel all over Asia as part of a Christian performing group. I have gotten to share my faith with countless people and seen amazing things no one could ever fathom. Now I am back here in the US and I want to give up on my faith. I really am questioning what...
    Lizz210 Lizz210 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2014

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    I'm sixteen, a christian

    and my faith isn't a strong as it used to be. I want it to be but I feel like I'm slipping. My family makes me feel bad almost every Sunday when we go to church which I think is helping me slip. Also certain things like the gay debate. I'm struggling with my sexuality and the...
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M Apr 9

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