Those of us who, through deconversion and/or deconstruction, are challenging Pascal’s wager are playing for the highest stakes imaginable. We’re betting that God is bigger and more awesome than anyone has ever envisioned, that the creator transcends the book and is nothing like our feeble 2-dimensional notions. So I want to say to anyone who is just starting the process or is considering deconstructing their faith or deconverting from it to take heart. It can be scary. It will scare some people in your life, but I think in the end we’re going to be okay.
It was a privilege a few weeks ago to be interviewed on the podcast Losing Our Religion. Host Zac Gandara talk about my time in the church and the process of deconstructing and deconverting from my faith. This is part 1 of 2.