Once upon a time, I was in a long-distance relationship. We would chat every day on the phone, claim to love each other, and enjoy each other’s company. But there was a big problem… we lived in different countries. Eventually we did meet a few times, and we really enjoyed the times we had together. […]Read More Leaving a relationship with Jesus.
A few weeks ago it was Easter, normally a time of celebration for Christians, and a time to enjoy some extra days off work for almost everyone else. Where did you go this Easter? Nowhere? Ha! Me too. Well, unless you’re in a country which doesn’t have Covid-19 right now, then good for you. When […]Read More The Great Sacrifice.
The Christian God is meant to know everything, to see inside our ‘inner most thoughts and hearts’. It would stand to reason then, that one shouldn’t be able to trick God. Yet in the Old Testament of the Bible, people did just that. Enter the story of Jacob and Esau. Jacob and Esau are sons […]Read More Is it possible to fool God?
I often hear from Christians that [person X] has a PhD and is really smart, and that they also happen to believe in a God/higher power. People such as Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein are often thrown into the mix. This is used to try and lend more credibility to their fanciful, often absurd beliefs. […]Read More … but intelligent people believe in God.
Recently I have had a bunch of Christians (and people from some other religions) come and visit my blog. Some of them want to discuss religion with me, in the hopes that myself (or people reading) might change their minds, while others came here looking for a fight. To some extent, this is to be […]Read More Dear Christians…
Recently I changed my blog name to The Liberated Atheist. I have yet to properly change my blog’s address. Apparently it’s an easy thing to do, but I must do it without losing my followers or having all of my links being broken. If you have managed to change your WordPress blog without having any […]Read More My New Blog Name and Backstory.
Forget about WWJD (what would Jesus do?); WWYD (what would YOU do) … if you were Jesus? One of my Christian relatives just shared a post about an upcoming Christian themed video game, titled ‘I am Jesus Christ’. As someone who was formerly Christian, and likes video games, I couldn’t resist checking out the trailer. […]Read More Play the Jesus simulator.
There are many closeted atheists out there – I was one of them. For many, leaving their religion behind is a significant endeavor; and it is also difficult to tell your religious friends and family that you don’t believe in it all anymore. Why? For many religious people, their religion is a massive part of […]Read More How to come out to others about your beliefs.
I first started blogging back in April 2017. Back then, I was outwardly Christian, and I regularly attended church. The problem was, I no longer believed in the religion which I once embraced; I hadn’t believed in it for years. In fact, I decided I no longer wanted to be a part of it all […]Read More I am no longer Covert.
A while ago, I got a Facebook friend request from someone called Sarah. I didn’t know them, but I noticed that they used to go to one of my old churches. This was about seven years ago. Back then I was still Christian (outwardly at least). Against common sense, I accepted their request, and of […]Read More Befriending some inteeeresting Christians.