Christianity is fascinating. The stories of the Bible, the miracles and teachings described throughout? It's endlessly curious, with more nuance than it is often given credit for, particularly among my fellow unbelievers. Far too often, unbelievers pick up on caricatures of Christianity -- shallow exaggerations or distortions that can be easily mocked in textbook examples … Continue reading A Tale of Two Worldviews
Sometime in the past year or two, I was added to a Facebook group called The Black Sheep. I didn't think much of it, nor have I interacted much therein because I prefer interacting more in the public realm than within groups online for some reason. It seemed a peaceful place, though, and the conversations … Continue reading Wheaton’s Law
Six to ten-thousand years ago, some Christian apologists assert, the human species began with a single man and woman pair: Adam and Eve. And we are told that they had several children: Cain... Abel... Seth... Wait, that's only three children and... they're... all... boys. "The human race is the product of Eve having sex with … Continue reading Adam and Eve Had Only Three Sons!
I have little doubt that atheists are right about the whole god thing, namely that there is no evidence for any deity or is otherwise no reason to believe in one. That said, atheists can be and in fact can be often wrong in how they express their lack of belief, especially in how they approach or engage those … Continue reading Arguments Atheists Should Not Use
The Bible tells of a simple, repeatable experiment designed to show whether God exists, but can it prove atheists exist instead?
After several years of faith in Jesus, I came across a passage in the Bible "face to face" -- absent the shield of commentary or apology. It would altogether kill my faith in the God of the Bible. This is my story of deconversion.