My generation talks a lot about doubt. It seems hip and cool to be indifferent to everything and everyone. We shrug off people and plans as quickly as we shove off old technology or dated politics. We’re a generation of Thomases, doubting at every turn.
I am a doubter in every sense of the word. Even close friends doubt that about me though. “You’re so strong!” “You’re so loving!” “You know the Word!” With every exclamation I hide the truth even more deeply within me: I am so full of doubt I stumble on unbelief around every corner.
A few weeks ago someone tweeted, “In the Bible, doubt is always rebuked. In the post-evangelical culture, it is given a publishing platform.” He received a good amount of pushback, though; I wasn’t surprised.
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