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.
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.
The 27th September 2018 was a significant day for me. On that day, for the very first time, I told a Christian friend that I didn’t believe in any of that religious drivel anymore. It was significant for me because I had spent most of my life growing up in a Christian environment and believing […]Read More Catching up with another good old Christian mate.
Those who read my blog regularly will notice I haven’t posted for a while. The reason being, I went away on a long four week holiday. The first week and a half was spent catching up with friends and family in a nice coastal city called Tauranga. I then spent another two weeks in Samoa […]Read More Where have I been?
So a couple of months ago, I came out to one of my Christian friends Stephen, as in, I told him I wasn’t Christian anymore. Before that, pretty much nobody in my Christian circle knew that. I was a closeted atheist. You can read about that intense exchange here, if you’re curious as to how […]Read More Since coming out…
If you’ve been following my blog, you will know that I’m an atheist. It’s in the title after all. But here’s the thing, apart from a few select non-Christian friends and family, no one knew I was an atheist. But that is all about to change. Just today, I came out to one of my […]Read More I just came out to my best friend!
I used to be Christian, in fact I was brought up in the religion for most of my life. But now, I’m leaving it and consider myself an Atheist. To read the short version of my story, go here. It neatly summarises everything onto one page. Of course, life stories are never short. I have […]Read More My story (about leaving religion).
If you’ve never grown up in a religious environment, you might not see why people make such a big deal out of leaving it. For some people, leaving religion is just abandoning a belief system, so it is easy for them. But for many others, leaving religion is much much more than just a change […]Read More Why is leaving Christianity so hard?
So today I went to an old church with some of my good Christian friends whom I used to live with. I don’t exactly go to church on the regular anymore, but most of my friends don’t know I’m atheist yet. To be honest, I only attend now to catch up with friends, and so […]Read More Today the Covert Atheist went to church!