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The Christian faith can be difficult to understand sometimes. You can be brand new to it, or in the faith your entire life and still have questions about why Christians do what they do. Come along for the ride every week as a Christian radio DJ and a Pastor unpack the question “Why do Christians…?”

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  • Why Do Christians Forgive Their Enemies?

    Sunday, February 25, 2024

    Our culture will tell you to pay back wrong for wrong, but Jesus doesn’t. Why? In this episode we cover the concept of forgiveness, why we should practice it, and why it’s so hard to do sometimes.If you’d like to hear Mark on The Afternoon Show on The ...

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  • Why Do Christians Worship With Their Hands Up?

    Sunday, February 18, 2024

    In some churches its normal, in others you’ll get strange looks! In this episode we look into why Christians raise their hands in worship, and also a bit of the history behind the gesture.If you’d like to hear Mark on The Afternoon Show on The Bridge,

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  • Why Do Christians Say Gosh?

    Tuesday, February 13, 2024

    Over the years we’ve come up with a lot of ways to swear without swearing. What does the Bible say about that? And what does it really mean to take the Lord’s name in vain?If you’d like to hear Mark on The Afternoon Show on The Bridge,

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  • Why Do Christians Not Watch R Rated Movies?

    Sunday, February 4, 2024

    Or do they? What does scripture say about it? We take a deep dive into the film ratings system and how you can determine if a movie is appropriate for your faith walk.Plugged In Movie Reviewhttps://www.pluggedin.

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  • Why Do Christians Go To Church?

    Sunday, January 28, 2024

    The extent of many Christians’ faith starts and ends with attending church services. Why do we go? Why do we go once a week? Is online church okay? Do I have to talk to people? Mark and Burt unpack it all in this week’s episode.

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  • Why Do Christians Try To Convert People?

    Sunday, January 21, 2024

    Yeah, it’s an awkward topic, but we’re going there! What is the fascination behind Christians’ desire to have people believe what they believe?Here's that Penn Jillette Clip we used in this episode...https://www.youtube.com/watch?

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  • Why Do Christians Get Baptized?

    Sunday, January 14, 2024

    One thing that is especially unique about the Christian faith is the concept of baptism. Why did Jesus command us to be baptized? Why are there so many different interpretations of baptism? Find out why in this week's episode of Why Do Christians…?

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  • Why Do Christians Translate The Bible?

    Sunday, January 7, 2024

    Why are there so many different types of Bibles? Which one is right for me? In this episode, we dive into the history of Bible translations and why picking your first Bible doesn't have to be a daunting task.

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  • Why Do Christians Have Quiet Times?

    Sunday, December 31, 2023

    Quiet times, devotions, Bible studies, prayer. They’re all referring to the same practice of slowing down your pace and connecting with God. But why do Christians do it? In this episode, Mark and Pastor Burt unpack why Christians have quiet times.

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  • Why Do Christians Do Podcasts On Christmas Eve?

    Sunday, December 24, 2023

    It really is a controversial question; but in this exclusive episode, Mark and Burt get to the bottom of it.If you’d like to hear Mark on The Afternoon Show on The Bridge, listen online at wearethebridge.orgIf you’d like to learn more about Pastor Burt...

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  • Why Do Christians Speak Christianese? Vol. 1

    Sunday, December 17, 2023

    What is Christianese? It's a bit of an oxymoron because it's a term that explains the strange words and phrases that Christians use that non-Christians do not. In this episode, we unpack some of the strange things Christians say.

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  • Why Do Christians Celebrate Christmas?

    Sunday, December 10, 2023

    Seems obvious, right? But plenty of non-Christians celebrate Christmas, too. In this episode we discuss the reason for the season (The Christmas season that is, not Winter, we know why Winter happens ;)).If you’d like to hear Mark on The Afternoon Show...

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  • Why Do Christians Suffer?

    Sunday, December 3, 2023

    It’s a common question: if there really is a God, then why is there still suffering in the world? In this episode, we tackle why there is suffering in the world and why Christians suffer as well.If you’d like to hear Mark on The Afternoon Show on The B...

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  • Why Do Christians Quote John 3:16?

    Sunday, November 26, 2023

    I’m sure you’ve seen a sign for “John 3:16” somewhere. Maybe on a bumper sticker, billboard, or the endzone of a football game. In this episode, we dive into the significance of the world’s most quoted Bible verse.

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  • Why Do Christians Believe In Grace?

    Sunday, November 19, 2023

    What’s the deal with grace, and why is it so “amazing?” In this episode, Mark and Burt discuss the fundamental pillar of Christianity which is, grace.If you’d like to hear Mark on The Afternoon Show on The Bridge, listen online at wearethebridge.

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  • Why Do Christians Get Married?

    Sunday, November 12, 2023

    Christians put a big emphasis on marriage. In this episode, Mark and Burt discuss what scripture says about this special union.If you’d like to hear Mark on The Afternoon Show on The Bridge, listen online at wearethebridge.

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  • Why Do Christians Believe In Heaven?

    Sunday, November 5, 2023

    I think everyone hopes that there is something after we die. Why do Christians think that Heaven is real? In this special episode, Mark and Burt discuss Heaven on the one-year anniversary of their mothers' passing away.

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  • Why Do Christians Have Testimonies?

    Sunday, October 29, 2023

    Who are Mark and Burt? In this episode you’ll hear why they chose to follow Jesus and become Christians. You might also learn some random facts about them. Why Burt goes to Florida every year, and why Mark doesn’t.

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  • Why Do Christians Believe In Demons?

    Monday, October 23, 2023

    What's the deal with demons? What are they? What do they look like? How do I know if I’m hearing from God or Satan? And should we be afraid? Join Mark Dickey and Burt Miller as they discuss why Christians believe in demons.

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  • Why Do Christians Have Denominations?

    Sunday, October 15, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians have so many different kinds of churches? What even is a denomination? If they are all Christian, shouldn’t they all get along, or be the same? Why do churches split? How do I know which church to choose?

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  • Why Do Christians Love Chick-Fil-A?

    Sunday, October 8, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians are so obsessed with Chick-fil-a? Why are they so devoted to this brand above so many others? Is it okay to boycott businesses that contradict my faith values? Should we only give our money to businesses that share...

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  • Why Do Christians Worship?

    Sunday, October 1, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians worship? Specifically through the act of singing songs together? Why is this such an important part of a Sunday morning church service? What does it do? What’s the best way to worship God?

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  • Why Do Christians Deconstruct?

    Sunday, September 24, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians stop believing? More recently labeled Deconstruction, what is happening in our culture that is turning so many people away from the Lord and the Church? Is there a biblical reason to deconstruct?

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  • Why Do Christians Worship A Trinity?

    Sunday, September 17, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians worship a trinity? Is that technically three gods? Do all three matter? What is the Father, The Son, The Holy Spirit? Join Mark Dickey and Burt Miller as they discuss why Christians worship a trinity.

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  • Why Do Christians Judge People?

    Sunday, September 10, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians judge people? Didn’t God say not to huge people? What’s the deal? In this episode, Mark Dickey and Burt Miller answer a few questions from listeners about why Christians judge people.

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  • Why Do Christians Hear God?

    Sunday, September 3, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians claim to hear from God? How do I hear from God? How does God talk? I want to hear God, why Can’t I hear from God? Join Mark Dickey and Burt Miller as they discuss why Christians hear God.

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  • Why Do Christians Worship A God They Can't See?

    Sunday, August 27, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians worship an invisible God? Does God exist? If God is real, why can’t we see Him? What is the heart behind Atheism? Join Mark Dickey and Burt Miller as they discuss why Christians worship a God they can’t see.

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  • Why Do Christians Worship On Sunday?

    Monday, August 21, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians are so obsessed with Sunday? Can’t we just worship any time we want to? Does it matter if I go to church? Join Mark Dickey and Burt Miller as they discuss why Christians worship on Sunday.

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  • Why Do Christians Eat Pork?

    Monday, August 21, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians eat pork? What’s the history of Kosher laws? Were the first Christians Jewish? What if I’m convicted to eat a certain diet? Join Mark Dickey and Burt Miller as they discuss why Christians eat pork.

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  • Why Do Christians Give Money To Church?

    Monday, August 21, 2023

    Have you ever wondered why Christians give money to church? Do I have to give? What’s the deal with tithing? Are pastors after my money? What does God need my money for, isn't He all powerful? Join Mark Dickey and Burt Miller as they discuss why Christ...

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