Quote by g.k. Chesterton: “When people stop believing in God, they dont b...”
Doubting God: 5 Steps to Take When You Are a Christian "Losing Faith" in God's Existence
Why People Stop Believing
When she died, my mom said she would be singing with the angels, but I couldn't understand why a loving God would have taken her voice away in the first place. It tore me to pieces. My grades were shit and I became a recluse. My family thought I was possessed by demons, so they called a priest over to exorcise me and that was the last day I believed in a God. No true God would make me suffer through that in deepest of despairs. My faith was pretty rock solid up until then. Over the years, I've seen too many lovely people experience hideous pain and die before their time.
Back when I was a dedicated Christian, I read a book called Christian Apologetics by Norman Geisler and became very interested in the subject. Soon after, I read several more books about the supposed evidence for God and Christianity. Books like Mere Christianity by C. I was overwhelmed by all the philosophical and historical evidence for God and the Bible. How could anyone be an atheist? Maybe if more of them knew about it, then at least the ones who were open-minded would change their beliefs. For a short time, I felt God was calling me into the ministry so I could help share this information with the secular world.
He began studying his Bible and going out of his way to tell others about Christ. He preached in churches for more than 10 years and also did some teaching and writing for Christian magazines. Then things began to change. First came a series of personal difficulties. Then doubts began to enter, and as time went on, William found himself no longer convinced by the arguments he had formerly found so compelling.
When I was maybe 13, I decided that I didn't want to believe in God anymore. I was sitting on the couch watching The History Channel when I.
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