The motivation that drove me into the ministry is the same that drove me out. As much as I may believe in the six-day Creation week and Noahâs flood, my faith does NOT hinge on proving those things. âWhen you are going through a hard thing . You may not know this, but if youâre in a Christian church â whether itâs a traditional Roman Catholic church, Episcopalian, Southern Baptist, Independent-Bible-Thumping-Fire-and Brimstone-Fundamentalist â your priest/pastor may be losing his/her faith, or already lost it. Before the bible study even commenced one fellow said, âDan, tell us what caused you to lose your faith.â So I told them. Famous Christians Are Losing Their Faithâ¦and So Should You If Your Faith Is in Them September 30, 2019 Randy Alcorn Patheos Explore the world's faith â¦ I have been a Christian for most of my forty-nine years, a pastor in the local church for twenty-two of them. Catholic losses have been most pronounced in the Northeast, where 36% identified as Catholic in 2009, compared with 27% today. And those who have either secretly denied the truth and principles of Godâs Word, who have tuned into the voices of this culture, or who have embraced deception are â¦ Don't bless my mother." I expect this blog will be in many cases an extension of my conversations with friends and family about faith. The belief of the Biblical God. If it is indeed true that the lived experience of the Christian community is important for making the claims of the Christian faith plausible, then our first responsibility to those doubting their faith is clear: We must be the church. We must live as the Christian â¦ Yeah right I second guess everything. Aug 29, 2013 #3 I am still new to the faith so I feel a bit challenged with finding an answer. I am losing faith in love and losing faith in everything around me. I won't have anything to live for anymore. M y previous misgivings about Christianity in high school centered around how other Christians behaved. I would suggesting asking questions and reading a lot... specifically from these three categories: Biblical Scholarship: Seek answers from intelligent people who have wrestled with their faith. I agree with this statement but at the same time disagree. Jul 30, 2013 13 4 3 36 Bayonne, New Jersey. Our faith -- whether a religious conviction, a commitment to human rights, or another set of deeply-held beliefs -- informs many of our life choices. Losing Faith in Faith is a collection of various atheist-themed essays and articles written by Dan Barker, a former fundamentalist Christian preacher. Like, what bothers me now is nothing. I'm Losing Faith In Christianity - Religion (4) - Nairaland. But Chistian faith doesnât necessarily have to have much to do with th âChristian faithâ that was imparted unto you. Hello, in the recent past i've been making threads about my brink of losing my religion. For me there is no god /gods because there's no confirmable / verifiable evidence for the existence of god. People say I am phycic . Now, i can't say that i've decoverted into Atheism, mainly because i find the logic behind Atheism harder to accept, but the God that we shown worship, love, and pray to has become completely un-agreeable to me. (4) Jeremiah felt such an outward shame that what he had prophesized had not come to pass. Iâm genuinely losing my faith, and it doesnât bother me. I'm an atheist. but do not ignore the fact there could be a being(s) beyond comprehension surpassing physical laws and others.) All I can say is that I can pray for you . Marty Sampson, a prolific worship music writer known for his work with Hillsong Worship, Hillsong United, Delirious and Young & Free, revealed he is losing his faith and believes Christianity â¦ What I mean is that, in some ways, this is a very normal part of growing up. I lost my faith. 4 Reasons Christians Lose Their Faith Without a doubt, God is sifting His church. I have wanted my whole life so far to be loved back the same way I love but and always disappointed. And yet still be in the pulpit. I have always wanted to know. for the first time in my life I heard that both parts of the bible had been written by many, many people. They were told to claim a promise found in Godâs word the Bible and then the promise never came. My faith hinges on the empty tomb of Jesus Christ (see 1 Corinthians 15:1-11). Marty Sampson, a songwriter for Hillsong | Screenshot: YouTube/Hillsong Worship. Bible verses about Losing Faith. They were told to claim prosperity but prosperity never came, they were told to claim healing but never got healed. So what happens when we lose these guiding . If there are no miracles, there is no Christianity, as the Christian faith is built on the resurrection of Jesus Christ (see 1 Corinthians chapter 15). Even as a child I fervently pursued truth. Christians have declined and ânonesâ have grown as a share of the adult population in all four major U.S. regions. Losing Faith: Christians may need to abandon their religion to save their souls. . For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened. I'm scared because if I lose my faith completely what am I going to do? I gety heart crushed over and over and now am on a relationship where I feel easily disposed and very devalude. Ultimately, I went back to school for another degree, left the youth group and slowly left my faith. âYou go back to the first 1,300 years of Christianity, and faith is defined as a combination of knowing and not knowing. I posted a question similar to this, but I wanted more answers, and some people misunderstood the circumstances of my problem. Jeremiah was the fourth man of God whose faith was tested in Jeremiah 20:14, "Put a curse on the day I was born! Ok, well first off I'm 17. When faced with the bitterest of disappointments, sometimes we can even reach a point we ask God to take our life. Why thousands of honest people, lost their faith in Jesus Christ last year! They range from personal essays, to letters, to Bible analysis, to examinations of governments, to secular wedding vows. Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Religion / I'm Losing Faith In Christianity (9857 Views) HELP! Losing Faith in Christianity? For the Christian, everything should come back to the person and work of Jesus Christ. We have the simple and authentic faith of a child. October 14, 2017; I know the exact moment when my Christian faith began to crumble. thereâs the opportunity to examine other things during that time,â he said. I did not lose my faith, I gave it up purposely. I was a christian for over 30 years. Maybe they sensed some pride in my tone or â¦ For the past 14 years of my life, I've always believed and loved God. I started realising I wasn't alone and that there is a â¦ Losing, Reclaiming, and Reconciling My Religion with My Sexuality ... of personality in the realm of faith and grace. Losing my faith and itâs genuinely destroying my life. Been there, felt that, thought that. Seek answers from atheists also. I've been losing my faith in God for many reasons and I'm on the brink of totally trashing it and taking up a form of Agnosticism (Basically I believe in logic, science, etc. I think it was very powerful when you said that a huge factor that plays into people losing faith in Christianity is because they look at Christians and find very little light to move towards. Eventually, I hope to grapple more with the issues that caused me to ultimately abandon Christianity. I think one of the hardest things about losing friends over my faith is knowing that because Iâm a sinner, I share my faith imperfectly, so it is partly my own fault that I couldnât maintain those friendships as well. There are some times when youâ¦ Of a willingness and readiness by the grace of God to live with a certain degree of unknowing or what the mystics call darkness,â Rohr says.