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But others – John, the music store manager, his calculus teacher, and the father of his friend – were all Christians Barry knew who did. Deep doubts and questions – both about his own morality and God’s existence – stirred in his heart.
Barry went on a search for truth, and even began praying, God, if You exist, prove Yourself to me.
God didn’t answer Barry’s prayer exactly the way he had requested, but God did show Barry that He was real.
And seeing Spirit-filled Christians live out their faith, like the men in his hometown, was crucial to Barry eventually trusting Christ as his Savior.
Rich served with Worldwide Challenge magazine from 2008-2016.
Now, he writes field reports for another Cru ministry.
Cru, and Christians in general, have had to adjust the way they interact with students in response.
About three times as many Americans say they do not believe in God or a universal spirit (9%) as say they are atheists (3%).Atheists overwhelmingly favor same-sex marriage (92%) and legal abortion (87%).In addition, three-quarters (74%) say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm.Although the literal definition of “atheist” is “a person who does not believe in the existence of a god or any gods,” according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, 8% of those who call themselves atheists also say they believe in God or a universal spirit.Indeed, 2% say they are “absolutely certain” about the existence of God or a universal spirit.