A Loving Summation of Atheism to a Worried Christian Mother

To go along with my previous re-blog post that mentions why I value the Bible, here is an amazing post that describes what it is like to not be confined or defined by Biblical belief.

“But do test everything – hold onto what is good” ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:21 CJB

unpacked thoughts

Yesterday, an old friend sent me a message on facebook to a pretty extraordinary page on reddit. The page, which can be found here, is a Christian mother asking for help on how to react to and treat her son which just announced his atheism to her.

I applaud such a parent that reaches out for help in the way she did. She may also have sought out or is currently seeking help from a pastor or other church leaders, but she deliberately went to the atheism thread on reddit and asked for help. Wow. Way to go, mom! What better people to ask about how to deal with this than other atheists that have more than likely gone through very similar situations themselves?

There was one response which blew me away. So far, it’s one of the most articulate, non-threatening, loving and diplomatic responses to a question like…

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3 Responses to A Loving Summation of Atheism to a Worried Christian Mother

  1. Soduhson says:

    Who defines good? A believer should be careful with a verse like that one.

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