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Don’t you worry… ‘bout a thing

This is for any of you de-converting folks out there.

If you’ve seen the rather silly movie, “I Am Legend”, you might make the connection between the title and body of this article. And believe it or not, I’m gonna use the silly movie for a bit of an analogy. (Though some preachers have already beaten me to it.)

If you haven’t seen the flick, “I Am Legend”, here’s the situation. Will Smith is the only living human left in New York City. A virus wiped out the rest of the population of the world except for some whom the virus turned into rabid, killer zombies. (Hey, I didn’t write it, I’m just recapping.) So Will’s trying to survive in this rather empty, scary world.

Those of us who’ve been through de-conversion, know how it looks when you’re right in the middle of the process. It’s upsetting, and frankly scary. Familiar beliefs, touch points, and in many cases even people that you knew are gone. It’s a bit like the I Am Legend world.

In I Am Legend, Will occasionally plays “Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley. The song has the chorus, “Don’t you worry ‘bout a thing, ‘cause every little thing’s gonna be all right.” The song seems quite out of place in a lonely world where rabid, killer zombies are on the rampage…

Continue Reading October 4, 2008 at 7:20 pm 41 comments


Attention Christian Readers

Just in case you were wondering who we are and why we de-converted.

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Whether or not you believe in God, you should live your life with love, kindness, compassion, mercy and tolerance while trying to make the world a better place. If there is no God, you have lost nothing and will have made a positive impact on those around you. If there is a benevolent God reviewing your life, you will be judged on your actions and not just on your ability to blindly believe in creeds- when there is a significant lack of evidence on how to define God or if he/she even exists.

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