Category Archives: doubt faith

Dear God

Dear God for whom I had indebted my life too and owe all Salvation too, When I was a doubting a Christian, Nietzche told me that were you dead, but I refused to believe the words of a dead gay … Continue reading

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I don’t believe in God, but I still hate him anyways

(I initially did not want to write this post, because it felt it too emotional and selfish on my behalf.  But after thinking about it several days, I thought it was still too emotional and selfish, but at the same … Continue reading

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I NEVER lost my faith; (A Fleeting Moment of Realization)

It was a weekday, and I had just got off work.  I had got into my car to drive home,  And I had made the turn out of the parking lot passing the Steak n Shake to my left.  Then … Continue reading

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Stories of Faith & De-Conversion

A Similar (Touching) Story on an Atheist Minister leading the faithful: “Reading the Bible is what led me not to believe in God,” he said. I came across this article awhile back. It’s an old one, but one worth repeating. It really … Continue reading

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My One Year Journey

It has been a year since I have come out to my wife and pastor, that I am no longer a christian.  Really it has been an up and down emotional journey.  I have to admit in the beginning of … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall

My Little sister wrote this on her old bedroom wall, and I thought the words had such an  inspirational air of rational true, I thought I would take a picture of it and share it as a post.

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Faith Will Fail: My letter to a Church Elder

So a while back one of the elders delivered a message at the church.  And this was just a few weeks after I deconverted.  In his message he talked about faith, doubt, belief, and unbelief.  And in his message he … Continue reading

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Understanding the Atheist Unbelief

I remember one of the minor stepping stones into me questioning my faith was the understanding of the burden of proof and the scientific method.  I did not understand that atheism was the ‘Lack of Belief’ in that it takes the … Continue reading

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Evangelical Atheism

Arkentan a frequent visitor to this blog left this comment on my book review post of C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity.  At first I was going to leave just a short reply, but I decided to turn it into a post, … Continue reading

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The Tiresomeness of Going to Church as an Atheist

I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to do a contribution post on the topic of dealing with emotional tiresomeness of going to church as an atheist.  I asked him because I can already feel the emotional … Continue reading

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Being in a Mixed marriage Christian-Atheist, the issues that come up, and overcoming the issues of dogma

One of the common struggles of a newly de-converted believer is his/her relationship with their believing spouse.  So I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to give a little of his background, experiences, and advise for one … Continue reading

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My De-Conversion in One Sentence

“A book that changed me? The Bible. It turned me into an Atheist.” -Andy Hamilton *I have since updated my ABOUT page to include my de-conversion. Feel free to check on my new About page. To get the full de-conversion, … Continue reading

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My Last Prayer

So it was August of 2011 that I prayed my last real prayer.  Yeah I’ve done lil fake prayers at church, and when we bless food with other Christians.  But the one in August of 2011 was the last sincere … Continue reading

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The draw of an Evangelistic service.

So for those who don’t know, I still go to church, that’s actually part of my peace-treaty with my wife to keep some of the peace at home.  It’s okay for now.  However there are times when it has its moments. … Continue reading

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God on Trial

On Robert Nielson’s Blog he posted about a movie titled God On Trial.  It is the story of a group of Jews in a Nazi Concentration Camp during World War II.  While all cramped inside the bunker, some of the … Continue reading

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A Purpose Filled Blog

“Am I willing to wield the scalpel of truth to my own biases to find the truth?” quote by imbrocata For a while now I have had the phrase, “Taking a Scalpel to Faith, ” as my tagline on my … Continue reading

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What is more important: A Well Thought Out Conclusion or Faith?

Now this is an important question in apologetics to me, as it relates to answering the question of the Bible, Religion, God, Biblical Morality, and Bible Difficulties.   Which is a more valuable tool –A Well Thought Out Conclusion/Decision or Faith? “Trust … Continue reading

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My Faith: Returning to church, despite my doubts

Originally posted on CNN Belief Blog:
Editor’s note: Andrea Palpant Dilley is the author of “Faith and Other Flat Tires.” By Andrea Palpant Dilley, Special to CNN During my junior year in college, I took a butter knife from my…

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Christian Doubt

How can we overcome the dark thoughts and feelings threatening to overwhelm our trust?  This is a three part series on dealing with doubt (part 1, part 2, part 3). This is a post I found on the site CHRISTIAN DOUBT, but … Continue reading

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Christian Doubt by Dr. William Lane Craig

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