I don’t recall how it happened, but eventually I found out that I could be more happy and moral him.I “came out” as an atheist to my family, friends, and church. They were much more concerned when two elders of my church decided they were Catholic.
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I grew up in Cambridge, Minnesota – a town of 5,000 people and 22 Christian churches.
My father was (and still is) pastor of a small church.
I thought of this every time I saw something beautiful, and God delivered me from my depression (and my porn addiction).
I read Dallas Willard’s , a manual for how to fall in love with God so that following his ways is not a burden, but a natural and painless product of loving God.
I moved to Minneapolis for college and was attracted to a Christian group led by Mark van Steenwyk. my life to Jesus, releasing myself from all cares and worries, and filling myself and others with love.
Mark’s small group of well-educated Jesus-followers were postmodern, “missional” Christians: they thought loving and serving others in the way of Jesus was more important than doctrinal truth. Then I began an investigation of the historical Jesus… I do not think I am strong enough to be an atheist. I have a broken leg, and my life is much better with a crutch…
I bonded with them briefly because the three of us were suddenly outcasts.
I had stubbornly resisted my deconversion, but these days I am to accept reality, no matter what it is.
Other times I felt led by Him to give money to a certain cause, or to pay someone a specific compliment, or to walk to the cross at the front of my church and bow before it during a worship service.