FormerTheist: The Adventure Begins

Wow what a cool conversion story.. I can’t wait to read more. Let’s all welcome him to our church! ๐Ÿ™‚

Thoughts of a Former Theist

I remember going to church with my mother and sisters, but not often.ย  We were very much the C & E type of Christians.ย  Dad would never go though.ย  All I knew was that he didnโ€™t like church โ€“ I never knew (still donโ€™t) whether he believed or not, just that he didnโ€™t want to go to church.ย  I knew that he had been raised Catholic and there was some resentment towards the RC church, ostensibly due to his familyโ€™s situation around the time of WWII and the churchโ€™s sanctioned attitude to how families should work being a major factor.ย  I have wondered, however, in my later years, if my father was ever a victim.ย  He had been an active churchgoer โ€“ singing in the choir etc. โ€“ before suddenly leaving. The idea that my father โ€“ a barrel-chested, outgoing, physically dominant manโ€™s man โ€“ could have been abused atโ€ฆ

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