Top 10 Reasons Why I Gave Up on God

That’s it. I’ve had it. After almost four weeks of believing in God, I’ve given him up. I don’t believe in him anymore. My reasons are moral, intellectual, and ideological. The following are my top ten reasons for giving up on God. 10. I found out some people think God is a bearded man on…

My Take on Charismatic Christianity

Charismatic Christianity is trendy, from what I can tell. That’s where Christians experiment with miraculous healing, prophesy, speaking in tongues, discerning whether Jesus or Satan is at work in a given supernatural occurrence, and other “spiritual gifts”. The bible enumerates those gifts. Look it up if you’re intrigued. The word charismatic has nothing to do…

How I Was Raised from the Dead

A friend of mine, a Christ follower, came over for coffee a week ago. I knew him well enough to know we’d end up talking about spiritual things, but I didn’t expect it to change my life. I never wanted the Christ. Sure, I grew up in a Christian nation, surrounded by the trappings of…

What Christ Stole From Me

I gave up nothing. Nuh-thinnng, you hear? I’m still the merciless examiner of worlds. I am the infinite splitter of the atom, the teller of pain, the logic-enslaved tool of scientific possibility that I always was. I did not have to trade any of that in. Nothing was taken away. Something was merely added, and…