Knocking on doors

Fascinating article in The Guardian about two guys who started out atheist comedians and ended up becoming Christians with a priestly vocation. I’m including it here because it shows how changing paths is a very gradual process, not usually a sudden change, and that sometimes these changes are quite insidious and hard to resist.

I like the metaphor of rooms in your life that change when the Divine enters them.

Content warning for people who have recently left Christianity: you may find the article distressing.

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Escaping fundamentalism

A few years ago, John Becket wrote a couple of really useful articles on escaping fundamentalism, which I recommend reading if you are an ex-evangelical or an ex-fundamentalist.

I also made a video on this topic, entitled Recovering from Fundamentalism.