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Not everyone in your church agrees with your teaching—even on the most basic Christian principles. But they don't feel safe talking about it. So the website Patheos.com lets them say it out loud—virtually.

"There are not a lot of places in our day-to-day life where people can express what they really feel and believe," says Patheos founder Leo Brunnick. "If they do, they run the risk being told … what they believe is wrong, or being lectured to."

Thousands have posted their doubts, anonymously, in the past 18 months.

App for pastors: How do we create a church environment were doubts can be discussed openly, in ways that eventually encourage belief? —info from USA Today (12/22/10)

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