It’s time to take the leap and do my part to help build a community for those who have went through the heartache of deconversion from religion. I went through this difficult journey and while there are many resources and great websites about skepticism there is a shortage of places that we can point our… Continue reading Do we really need more deconversion stories?
This morning I was scrolling twitter and saw a Youtube Christian Apologist SJ Thomason had posted one of her blogs from http://www.christian-apologist.com. I have read many of her tweets and watched some of her videos and I appreciate her decision to have respectful discourse with non-believers because many Christians will not without it getting very… Continue reading Response to “Matthew 5:17 blog by SJ”
During my deconversion process I have continually added books on deconversion and atheism to my library and read through as many as possible and continue to do so. As someone who went through this journey it compels me to read and learn how others escaped such severe indoctrination in their belief systems and in my… Continue reading Fear of Hell and Conversion Methods
This week I decided after almost 3 years of the deconversion process that it was time to tell my father I was no longer a christian, no longer a believer in a god. This was a conversation that I dreaded having but it had to be done. I genuinely regretted having to do this because… Continue reading Tough Conversions with family
Many people come to moments in their life when they are faced with a choice that can have life altering consequences. Whether it is a decision to move away and leave friends and family behind for a job opportunity or to decide to have a surgery that could correct a dangerous health condition or cost… Continue reading A line in the sand
A Marine Deconversion Story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Vd7WzbnJLM
As my first blog on this site covered, I am a recently “deconverted” fundamentalist Christian. It was very rough going through the process and especially tough telling my wife who is a Christian and likewise my son who I had raised to be a Christian as well. You wonder what people will think about you,… Continue reading A stark reminder…..
From an early age I was taught to believe, The God of the Universe had a plan for me, There was only one hang-up that needed to be absolved, You see I was guilty of violating God’s laws, The price must be paid an infinity in hell, But God was so loving he had sacrificed… Continue reading The Deconverted Life