My Deconversion Isn’t Sad, and My Atheism Isn’t Bad


Some thoughts that is perceived for faith generated comments and ideas. What do you feel one should do if such a path is considered by you or by this very person?

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I came across this post today, and I thought I would respond: https://everythingelo.wordpress.com/2015/01/12/christian-converts-jesus-help-them/.

The author wonders how anybody could go from being a devout Christian to being an atheist. As someone who has gone through that conversion, I thought I’d share my story.

As I’ve said before, I grew up in a Christian family. I was baptized when I was two weeks old, I went to church every Sunday, I attended Sunday School, summer Bible camp, and I was part of a Christian girl’s group. I even sang in the choir for a short time. I loved going to church and participating in those groups. I thought it was important to be involved. I thought participating in church groups was part of what it meant to be a good person. I believed that God existed, and I believed that Jesus was his son. I believed in the Bible stories I…

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