Before doing what I do now, I studied a science degree, majoring in earth sciences, up to Masters level. I have always felt that what I learnt during my time at university strongly contributed to my disbelief in the Christian God, although it certainly wasn’t the whole picture. How did it do so? Well, for […]Read More What on earth???
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!
Once upon a time I believed this: Everything in this universe was created by God (Yahweh) and for God six thousand(ish) years ago. Our world is in a state of brokenness and only God’s son Jesus (who is also God) can save us. Life outside of Christ is meaningless and any joy is fleeting. Those […]Read More What do I believe now after leaving religion behind?
I’ve talked a bit about my previous Christian life on here, and I have explained the reasons why I no longer believe. But how did I get from being a Bible believing Christian who didn’t have a doubt in the existence and sovereignty of God, to the atheist that I am now? Here I will […]Read More The turning point
These topics seem to stir everyone up, both Christians and non-Christians. On the one side, Christians see the removal of prayer and religion in schools as a decline in moral values for society; many see it as a threat to their religion somehow. Yet on the other spectrum, we have many hard-line atheists determined to […]Read More Should religion and Creationism be taught in schools?
When I was decided I didn’t believe in the Christian God, I flirted with being an agnostic theist for a while. That is, I believed there was a God out there somewhere who created everything, but couldn’t be known. Perhaps it was because I believed in a God for as long as I can remember, […]Read More Is there a God out there?
In My Story, I talked about how I went from being a fully fledged Christian to an agnostic – call it a deconversion story if you will. I glossed over some of the reasons why I don’t believe anymore, but now I would like to explain four of these reasons in more detail. For me, […]Read More Four reasons why I don’t believe in the Christian God anymore.