Category Archive: deconversion

Jan 08 2011

Teen Challenge Ranch—Pentecostal Rehab

I was contacted awhile ago by Tyler, a young atheist living in a Christian town in a Christian family surrounded by Christian friends. Not an uncommon story. At the time he was struggling with coming out and concerned about potential loss of his social support network and how others would react to his deconversion. Since …

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Jul 10 2010

Can’t teach an old dog new tricks?

Another viewer mail worthy of sharing: I found Atheist Experience on Youtube when browsing on the web. I am writing in reference to the statement in one episode that the journey from theism to atheism can, for some people, be long and painful. It was long for me, about 75 years, but not painful. I …

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Jul 02 2010

Another Success Story to Share

Just to share another success story–because we rarely share these. We claim we get these letters, but I think it helps for people to see these publicly as well: Hi. My name is Jeremy and I am a student at the University of Missouri. I would just like to thank you for helping me convert …

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Jun 20 2010

Sharing the “Good News”

Because now and again, we ought to share one of these letters: I know you probably won’t have time to respond to this but I just wanted to send a little email saying how much of an impact you’ve had on my belief system and honestly, my life. I was a Christian for six years, …

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Dec 08 2009

Wasting your life?

We received a letter from a theist who sent us the following question: I came across [a Youtube Video] where one of the gentlemen on your show said that spending time, “in prayer or in church is a waste of your one precious life”…If atheism is correct and the end of life is oblivion of …

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