Every day people from around the world message me with questions about life, theology, God and more. Inevitably, the No. 1 question I get is, “Chris, why did you become a Christian?” This is usually followed by some derivation of the following statement: “… because my son (daughter, mother, father, friend, co-worker and so on) says he is an atheist and I don’t know how to talk to him about God.”

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