True Hope Church meets in
2 locations every Sunday
NORTH
CAMPUS
SOUTH
CAMPUS
2 services every Sunday
2 services every Sunday
9:30am
10:45am
9:30am
10:45am
The Service Station
9315 N. Nevada St.
South Hill SDA
5607 S. Freya St.
We provide a fun, safe, and age
appropriate environment for
kids at both of our locations.
Click here to see our kid's page.
What should I expect when I show up?
A welcoming environment, imperfect people, music from our band, and an honest message from our pastor.
What kind of church are you?
A Christian church in Spokane with the mission of helping people find their way back to God. People at True Hope Church are friendly, but not weird, and you can feel free to "take it at your own pace".
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What happens to the people who never hear the Good News about Jesus Christ and die without hearing it, doesn't seem fair for them to go to Hell?
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How is there an "elect" if Jesus died on the cross for everyone?
Similar Question:
  • Predestination and election, does God choose us, or do we choose Him?
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Why doesn't God show Himself as much as He did in the Biblical times?
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How does Jesus respond to homosexuality?
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Why does God allow the devil to exist?
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If our sins are forgiven and washed away when we accept Jesus as our savior, what will we be held accountable for on judgement day?
285
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Are Mormons Christians?
Similar Question:
  • I am Catholic, am I going to Heaven?
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Isn't religion dead?
Similar Questions:
  • Don't all religions lead to God? Why do you think Christianity is the "right" one?
  • How is the Christian God any more real than the thousands of other Gods Christians deny?
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With over 38,000 Christian denominations why can't Christians agree about their own religion?
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10.
Where did Cain get his wife?
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Why did God put the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden, knowing that Adam and Eve would eat from it, and make all of humanity sinners?
147
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Why are some people born with both male and female sex organs? Does God see them as male, female, or both?
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Is Gonzaga going to win the Championship?
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Answer: Well. Probably not now. Bummer... we are sad.
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Why does God let millions of small children suffer and die?
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Why do churches think they can answer everyone's questions?
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Answer: We don't think we can answer "every" question for "everyone"... just trying to open the dialogue and share the hope we have.
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What is the meaning of life?
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Why can't God just forgive us without Jesus?
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I've blasphemed against the Holy Spirit. Is there any chance of me going to Heaven?
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Should I circumcise my children?
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How can Christians who profess Christ and have prayed a prayer be saved... yet never become changed?
95
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Why does God seem different in the Old Testament than He is in the New?
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Why did God ever support slavery?
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Is the Earth 6,000 or 4.5 billion years old?
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Why is that although I’m a Christian and believe I’m in real relationship with Jesus that I feel so lost and desperately in need of something more?
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How come populations listed in the Bible immediately after the flood are impossible?
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Why do we treat people like they're crazy if they say that God spoke to them?
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How did Noah fit all the animals on the Ark? Necessary food? How did 8 people manage to shovel all the poop?
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Do evolution and the Bible agree?
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Why can't God forgive without a blood sacrifice?
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My friend committed suicide. Where will she spend eternity? Heaven or Hell?
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Where will Heaven be?
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If Christians are supposed to love and not judge, why are Christians so focused on banning same sex marriage and abortion, shouldn't God judge?
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Why did God create more than 70 octillion stars just for us?
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Do I really feel the Holy Spirit or is it just an emotion?
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Why did it take God 3 days to the Earth, but only one day to make 70-Octillion star, planets, etc?
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Why do Christians continue to deny science when it has lost that battle so many times before?
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Why do Christians dilute the prayers to something as weak as asking that God's will be done?
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Why are there 3 versions of the 10 Commandments?
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What does God have against Jewish foreskins?
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Are there any biblical prophecies that have come to pass recently? Nothing vague?
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How does God judge our people in the military as they are asked to defend our country in sometimes "sinful" ways?
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How come God used to instruct his chosen people to kill their neighbors if they worked on the Sabbath?
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What is the true history of the origins of both the Old and New Testament?
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How could Noah know which animals were clean if God hadn't established that law yet?
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If Adam named all of the animals than why do people from different countries have different names for them?
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Shouldn't Christians delight in abortions, the babies go to Heaven for eternity instead of risking a speck of time here and maybe then going to hell?
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Why doesn't God heal amputees?
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Why do the gospel accounts of the resurrection conflict with each other?
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What was the purpose of God allowing the Devil to do horrible things to Job?
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Why is it that Christians who preach about love are so willing to accept that anyone who disagrees with them is going to be tortured forever?
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Why did God put us here on Earth if He knows who will go to Heaven and who will go to Hell?
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Was there really a firmament?
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What is going to happen during the end times?
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How can Christians call us a Christian nation when I see so many things in our culture that turn us away from God?
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How awesome is Mike?
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Answer: Pretty awesome - but this feels self serving.
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Some people say they pray and God doesn't respond to them and that's why they don't believe. How do you respond to that and explain it?
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Are there aliens or are humans they only ones around?
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Can you lose your salvation?
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Why does it seem like Christianity and Capitalism mean the same thing? At least in Western Christianity?
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Can Christians believe in evolution?
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What is speaking in tongues?
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I'm not a virgin. Did I doom my future marriage to failure?
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Sometimes I fear I won't go to Heaven even though I'm a strong Christian and love Jesus. Is that a lie of the devil givin me fears?
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Is God selfish for creating us for Himself?
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How did Noah's family reproduce? They had to inbreed?
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Was Jesus God's plan B?
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As a Christian what should I do when a homosexual family member is getting "married", should I attend the wedding?
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Why did God put people on Earth, because it seems like just an experiment?
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Why do we need to pray if God already knows what we're thinking and what is going to happen?
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In situations involving rape or incest, is abortion still considered a sin?
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Is homosexuality a sin?
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What is Gods view on masterbation?
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Why does God let bad things happen? If He is all powerful, why doesn't He intervene?
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Has Science disproved God?
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Why was killing babies, other tribes, witches, heretics, homosexuals, sabbath breakers and others okay when God did it?
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If people are born homosexual and with homosexual tendencies, why is their lifestyle a sin if they where created that way?
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I want to help the poor and give to UGM, but what do I do about the guy on the street corner with a cardboard sign asking for help?
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Is it OK for me, as a Christian, to get tattoos?
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What evidence, if any, do you have for God's existence?
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Why do some Christian religions condone homosexuality while others condemn it?
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What are the biblical marks of a true church?
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As Christians, what should we think or what is the significance of the Apocrypha, Gnostic Gospels, and the Dead Sea Scrolls?
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Does God care if I get an abortion?
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Why did God commit genocide, excuse slavery, and allow Israelites to take women as spoils of war in the Old Testament?
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Why is God so mysterious and left us with so many questions?
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I consider myself a Christian but I just feel so removed. How do I get back into trusting God, letting him lead my life?
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Is the Bible reliable? Or just made up?
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Why do I feel so empty even though outwardly I look successful?
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I am a Christian who seeks Gods Love in prayer, worship and his Word! Why do I continue to struggle with "fear" of dying? What am I missing?
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Statement: I hope you consider responding to several of these questions, even if you do not teach a sermon on it! Thank You?
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Why is Christianity the only correct religion, in the minds of all Christians?
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Should Christian married couples watch porn together?
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Doesn't Satin know he is going to lose in the end? Why does he even try?
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If a Christian who is mentally ill kills themselves due to depression will they still go to heaven?
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Is depression, anxiety, doubt, and fear a sin?
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Is God a Republican?
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Does God exist? How do you know?
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Why is Jesus' resurrection believable but that of Melqart, Baal, Adonis, Dionysus, Eshmun, Tammuz, and Ra are considered not believable?
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Is masturbation a sin?
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Why would an all knowing, all powerful God write a book that needs interpretation instead of writing it properly the first time?
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What does the Bible say about children who die before confessing faith?
16
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When we die, does our soul go straight to Heaven or will it just sort of be asleep until Jesus returns?
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How do you hear God when he is speaking to you?
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What is the importance of baptism?
15
105.
Why do tragedies like Sandy Hook happen?
15
106.
Do you smell what The Rock is cooking?
15
Answer: Mmmmm.... yes I do.
107.
When you find the right Godly partner for yourself and you want a Godly relationship, is it possible to repent to God and be a born again virgin?
15
108.
The Bible says "thou shall not kill" yet countless Christians are killing people in Iraq are they going to hell?
15
109.
If a child dies, do they automatically go to Heaven and at what age is a child responsible for his/her own salvation?
15
110.
Why are Christians mean?
14
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When is a person no longer considered a child in terms of submitting to their parents?
14
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Why does God choose to heal some (physically) and not others?
14
113.
The Bible says that you shouldn't get divorced. I have and I'm worried I will be less wanted by God. Is that true?
14
114.
Why did God commit mass genocide in the Old Testament?
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Do Jews get a free pass into Heaven?
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How can you tell the difference between a coincidence and a miracle?
14
117.
If I'm a Christian and strong believer, why do I fear dying?
14
118.
If someone is born gay and it is not an issue of perversion, how can God possibly consider thus a sin since "he knit us together in our mother's womb?
14
119.
What does it mean to be a Luke-warm Christian? I thought you are either a Christian or not.... Not levels of Christianity?
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120.
If God wants us to have free will in choosing him or Earthly ways then why does he already know who will go to Heaven and who won't?
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What is the Holy Spirit?
12
122.
What historical evidence is there for Jesus?
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Why is Jesus any different from the numerous other Gods, deities, and religious figures throughout history?
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How do we know the Bible is a reliable source of information?
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125.
What is the deal with "divine healing"? Why does it only "work" for some people?
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126.
Is Marijuana a sin since its legal?
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127.
The documentary "Jesus Camp" has exposed evangelical Christians to a shock. Why should I be a follower after watching this?
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128.
God, a loving and selfless form, created humanity to worship Him for eternity?
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129.
I took a morning after pill. Did I cause an abortion?
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If Jews don't believe in Jesus as their Savior how can they be God's chosen people?
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131.
Does online dating fit in to the grand scheme of God's plan for marriage? ?
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Why does the God of the Old Testament seem so much more wrathful and violent than God in the New Testament?
12
133.
Aa a Christian, when I die, will I go straight to heaven, or will everyone go up to Heaven when Jesus returns?
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134.
Why are priests called "father" when Jesus said only one is to be called father?
12
135.
Where was God when Gonzaga lost?
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136.
Mr. Oletzke, please tell me, is that your real hair?
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Answer: Well... here's the deal... Yes, it is. But I guess a hair cut is due. :-)
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Why did God create us if He knew we would suffer?
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How is Jesus 100% human and 100% God?
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Why does it feel like sometimes God is there?
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140.
Does God look at all sin the same, and if so, why does it seem like some Christians want to rate and catagorize sins from least to worst?
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Why didn't God leave us with more clues on when he will return?
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142.
Is it wrong to kill out of self defense?
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Are dreams visions from God or our own fantasies?
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What does the Bible say about wars vs. the law that says not to commit murder?
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If the cardinals are speaking with God why can't they unanimously agree on who he wants as Pope?
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146.
Isn't religion dead?
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Join us on Easter Sunday, March 31st - we will look at this question.
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Will there be a rapture?
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What does going to Heaven even mean?
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What is predestination?
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Does suffering come from God?
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Is faith and science mutually exclusive?
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Why does God allow children "who are to young to know sin" to suffer?
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Why are you targeting children?
10
154.
Who was the devil and why does he have so much power here on Earth?
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Do you think organized religion is becoming obsolete, as secular humanism spreads?
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What does a pastor put on his or her bucket list?
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157.
Please do a sermon on the Trinity?
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158.
What about the Egyptian god that has a similar story to Jesus?
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159.
What is your stance on TULIP? It seems to stand the most Biblical and have a stronger foundation then salvation by man choosing to believe on his own?
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Who is God?
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Why do some people fall away from God?
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Does Jesus talk about Hell?
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If the Lord is a kind and forgiving God, why are there still so many bad things in the world? Is this some kind of a test?
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Why does God allow unplanned pregnancies to happen outside of marriage?
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165.
Jesus was a Jew, yet he created Christianity. Please explain this?
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If God only created us to bring him glory doesn't that make him narcissistic?
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Why are sports (and gonzaga), which mean nothing, a higher priority to Christians than a person's question that bothers their soul?
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168.
If you are a "good person" but never hear the gospel do you go to hell?
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Are some of us already destined for the same fate as Judas no matter how hard they try to be in a church family?
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Are 7th Day Adventist Christians?
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God is all powerful, so why does he allow evil in the world?
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Did God already know Adam and Eve were going to disobey Him?
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Is supporting abortion a sin?
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Will there be animals in heaven?
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Why did God punish snakes for tempting Eve when it was Satan working through the snake?
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Does a bear poop in the woods?
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Answer: My research shows... A bear can poop wherever it wants. :-)
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Why are non-Christians so judgmental towards all Christians?
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Do you believe in the sovereignty of God?
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Predestined or free will?
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Will I go to Hell if I have sex before marriage?
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Why isn't the Bible relevant to modern times?
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Does the devil have the power to take life by his own hand?
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What does the Bible say about beer/wine/alcohol?
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Is Eden in Africa?
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What happens to a Christian after he or she commits suicide?
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What happens when you die?
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If Jesus was God, how did he die? Did God die on the cross?
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Does God punish people for their sins?
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Why does God let people die in natural disasters?
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It is the duty of every Christian to obey the laws of the land (Romans 13:1-7). What are the laws of the Lord in retrospect to this?
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Will RED-DEF Productions ever make another video?
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Are there sins that are worse than others in God's eye?
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Why does God allow children to die?
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Why do many Christians believe the Bible is "the truth?
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Why did God give us free will if He is all knowing?
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Matthew 21:18-22 Why does God hate Figs?
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Why did God put people on Earth with the choice of salvation if He already knows who's going to Heaven and hell?
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It seems selfish for God to create people for the ultimate purpose of worshiping him forever. Explain this?
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Did God already know Adam and Eve were going to disobey Him?
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Why did God choose the man to be the leader instead of the woman?
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Will it ever be spring?
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Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but here's my number, so call me maybe?
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Do you have to go to church?
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Did people in the old testament really live to be 900 yrs old?
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How do you experience the Holy Spirit and Jesus in your life?
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Why do non-Christians think ALL Christians are judgmental, mean, and self-righteous? Wouldn't that be them being judgmental?
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Why didn't God come to the Earth as himself?
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If God is Love, why does he condemn us to eternal torture. Doesn't seem very loving?
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Is it a sin to marry a divorced woman?
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Why am I so quick to blame God when bad things happen?
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What happens to a Christian if they happen to commit suicide?
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Why is it so easy for us to accept salvation but not heal when both were paid for by the grace of God?
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Will you combine questions, with their votes, that are similar? A lot of these would be higher up in the ranking?
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Answer: Any questions that make it to the top 7 that are very similar will be. There are currently no questions below the top 7 that if added together would make the top 7.
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God said that if Adam and Eve ate from the tree of knowledge they would surely die but they didn't after they ate from it. Was God lying?
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Can you be gay and still get to heaven?
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What is love? Baby don't hurt me?
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Should disabled people be permitted to use sex surrogates to explore their sexuality?
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How is Jesus begotten of the Father?
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What must I do to be saved?
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What is God's wrath?
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What are some of your favorite Bible verses?
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Does God exist?
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Will Jesus return pre tribulation or post tribulation?
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Since Marijuana is legal in Washington, are we still breaking God's law since he said to follow the rules of the world?
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What does the Catholic church lack or doing wrong that would not let it be the true religion?
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Why is your church more qualified than every other church, or the equivilents to churches in other religions, to answer these questions?
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Answer: We aren't, don't think we know it all - just opening up the dialogue. :-)
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If God doesn't shame his children, why did he drive Judas away?
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Why didn't God just forgive us without sacrificing His son?
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If I don't like sports can I be a Christian?
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Answer: Absolutely! You can even be a Christian and root for the Yankees. :-)
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How can you change the heart of those who prosecute Christians?
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Do you actually answer questions or us this a shameless way to promote your church?
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Answer: In the video above we explain that we will answer the top 7 voted questions.
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How do you get to be accepted in Heaven when you die?
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If the Bible were filled with Jews, Gentiles and Greeks, why are there evil white people who are Christians and condemn colored people?
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Can Christians believe in evolution?
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Will there be a rapture?
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Why does it seem like God isn't always there?
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Do we serve a jealous God?
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Is judgement day going to happen right before we go to heaven? Even for those saved and going to happen?
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Where will Gonzaga be seeded for the tourney?
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Why did Jesus hang out with bad people?
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What is grace?
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Do you believe Jesus is coming soon?
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Is it a sin to listen to music with cuss words in it?
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Why did God send 2 bears to kill 42 children. children are innocent. the charge of mocking Christensen doesn't seem to fit the punishment?
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Why do most churches seem more like the family business than a ministry?
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Why allow the denominal division created by man detract from the message of Jesus?
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What books besides the Bible are you currently reading?
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Who is the pastor?
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Answer: Ryan Oletzke
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Are you guys for real?
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Answer: Yes.
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How is it Christianity has been killing people for 2000 years to deliver the message: "thou shall not kill?
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Is faith "real faith" if there is a sliver of doubt?
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Why is the Old Testement is so important. Jesus saved us all if we believe in him, so why do the Ten Commandments still matter?
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Is there an end to the insanity of religion?
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Join us on Easter Sunday, March 31st - we will touch on this question.
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What does a true Christian actually look like, talk like, behave like and are they better than someone from another religion or someone without religious preference?
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Is religion dead?
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Is it still ok to stone your wife?
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Why is another independent church necessary, there are plenty already. What makes you think you have something to offer that others don't?
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Why do people die? Is that all there is?
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Did Jephthah kill (sacrifice) his daughter in Judges 40 because of a vow to God?
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If pleasure is the absence of pain, is there no pleasure in heaven?
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What is lust?
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What is the difference between denominational, non-denominational and un-denomination?
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What does life mean?
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Good Friday service?
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Answer: We have one - this Friday night, March 29th at 7 PM @ The Service Station.
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How can God be cursed, as is written in Gal?
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Will our judgement come when we get to Heaven or when Christ returns?
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What churches in Yakima would you recommend checking out?
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Don't you have to be Jewish to be able to go to Heaven?
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Doesn't the Bible teach that all people go to "heaven?
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In Gen 2:17 "if you eat of it's fruits you will surely die"? Did God forgive Adam?
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If u gave your confession to the pope the same day he stepped down. would your sins still be absolved?
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Wasn't Jesus black?
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Why can't God just forgive us without Jesus?
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What am I going to eat for dinner?
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Answer: Your guess is as good as mine. :-)
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My question has to do with amputees. Why do you pray for those who are sick, but not for those who are missing limbs?
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Can God create a rock he can't lift?
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When will the rapture be?
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Will Catholics go to heaven?
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Did Jesus teach the doctrine of sola scriptura (Bible alone). Where is that in the Bible?
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Why does God make His children wait?
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If we died with Jesus, are we counted as sinless like He was?
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Hitler did nothing wrong?
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How will you choose the questions you answer at your services? Via proof-texting so that the answers will fit your already decided worldview?
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284.
Why do so many churches market like infomercials with God as the excuse rather than the point?
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285.
Would you play for pizza and kill should you get away with murder?
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My Pastor?
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Homosexualty?
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Why are you brainwashing people?
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