I No Longer Call Myself a Christian

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    Christianity Doesn't Make Sense to Me.

    I was brought up in a fairly religious home.  I was a choirboy in the Church of England (Now called Church of Wales).  I always felt uncomfortable about kneeling before the cross and a vicar in a blue and white dress.  Seeing my father kneel before them made me...
    Oddi Oddi
    51-55, M
    12 Responses Jun 25, 2009

    Wow Its Been A Long Time

    As a kid I called myself a Christan because my family was. Around 11 I began to call myself an atheist. At 14 I became Wiccan. I am 17 now. Its been about 8 years since I called myself a Christian. I didn't realize that until just now!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 18, 2009

    The Bible Is One Big Hurt Your Family Lie

    GODAMN CHRISTIANS HURT MY FAMILY OVERT-SHIRTS I CREATED TO HELP KIDS
    fouritiswritten fouritiswritten
    56-60, M
    Aug 23, 2012

    Why I Am No Longer A Christian.

    I grew up Baptist, in college I studied a lot of Eastern thought. Then a couple of years ago I joined the local Baptist church. It was older people and Southern Baptist. I loved to sing I loved the folks. But I was teh only white person. That wasnt so bad but being the...
    Throwback Throwback
    36-40, M
    Sep 24, 2010

    If He Is Here

    I was once living for God, hoping that I may someday reach that wonderful place called heaven. At this moment in time I feel detached from the idea that someone/some think is out there ignoring all the disasters, yes i do understand that some people bring trouble upon themselves...
    apersonnotadaughter apersonnotadaughter
    13-15
    1 Response Aug 8, 2009

    Wow Its Been A Long Time

    As a kid I called myself a Christan because my family was. Around 11 I began to call myself an atheist. At 14 I became Wiccan. I am 17 now. Its been about 8 years since I called myself a Christian. I didn't realize that until just now!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 18, 2009

    Me Either !

     Grew up, well till I was 11 listening to my great grandmother read the bible. Oral Roberts got most of my allowances, letters prayer line..................  The bottom dropped out, I discovered that what my dad did, what I did with him, was NOT what all little girls...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Oct 18, 2009

    It Means 'Christ-Like'

    I have my beliefs, and they do include everything that is written in the bible and that the words are true, I, however, don't call myself a christian because it is certainly not up to me to judge whether or not I am christ-like. The first time the word christian was used was...
    mtiff mtiff
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2013

    1967

    In 1967, my father and his wife consigned me to spend three weeks of my summer vacation at a Pentecostal church camp in Missouri. This experience indelibly marked my life. Many people grow up in horrendously dysfunctional homes, complete with extreme violence and emotional...
    sturgis69 sturgis69
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Feb 1, 2012
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