A former Southern Baptist minister turned atheist and free thinker due to research in Theology and Apologetics. ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

You are here: Home » FeatureII » Apetivist: A former Southern Baptist minister turned atheist and free thinker due to research in Theology and Apologetics. 12/21/2018 | Share this article: I was raised in a Southern Baptist household. My family was rather typical in most respects but I was introduced to the Gospel at 6 years old being told that Jesus died for me because I was born a sinner and that one day if I did not accept him…

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God of platitudes and excuses ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/04/2019 | Share this article: By John Draper ~ “God’s promises never fail.” Ouch. Just saying stuff like that makes my teeth hurt. It’s so candy-coated. Believers say things like that just to placate people who ask legitimate questions. The truth is that God’s promises almost never come true. Deal with it. Let’s say you’re a believer and you find you have Stage 4 cancer. Your well-meaning Christian friends gather around your hospital bed and tell you to be strong.…

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Committing adultery in your heart? ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/04/2019 | Share this article: By Shaolin ~ When I dumped the belief in God and subsequently the belief in Jesus, I began to revisit the things he supposedly said in the gospels. I realized he said some bizarrely stupid things. His rule on adultery is in my top five list. Jesus, the “greatest teacher” offers nothing educational about human sexuality except this ridiculous rule: “If any makes looks upon a women lustfully, he has committed adultery with her already…

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An Apatheist ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/04/2019 | Share this article: By BeeJay ~ I prefer the appellation “Apatheist”. I’ll explain: I grew up in the Church of the Brethren, a church in the German Baptist tradition which includes Mennonite, Amish and others. The COB has always been more concerned with service and stewardship over evangelism. We were in the forefront of the civil rights and anti-war movements. In my family it was also environmentalism and gender equality, helping the poor and treating everyone civilly. The…

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Humans out-communicate God ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

12/21/2018 | Share this article: By Michael Runyan ~ Within the past few decades, human technology has advanced to the point where a message can be delivered to well over half of the earth’s population in a matter of seconds. The message can arrive without any alterations or interpolations, pristinely accurate to the author’s original creation. Although, there can be arguments about the intent or meaning of the message, the exact text is not in dispute. By contrast, when God…

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One Day at a Time ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

11/18/2018 | Share this article: By Hannah ~ I was born to two twenty somethings who weren’t ready to have a baby at all. They found each other in a small Baptist Church, both coming from difficult lives. I think they bought the idea that Christianity increases your chances of a better life. Anyway,my first seven years were spent in dresses and skirts and we didn’t have Santa or the Easter bunny and we definitely didn’t trick or treat. It…

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