Recovering Theists

This group is designed to provide an outlet for former believers of various deities to relate their stories of liberation from theological oppression. Please feel free to share with other group members how you first came to religion, how you left your faith and about the struggles and opposition you may have faced along the way. Testify brothers and sisters!

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Not sure if this will be read, but anyway here goes. I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder when I did the speaking in tongues ritual in the korean baptist I was attending in 03. The experience was mystical and spiritually uplifting and ...
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bootaski 5 NY Feb 13 Feb 13 22 comments
I’m new here so I thought I’d share...I’m a 3rd gen Jehovah’s Witness..well was. I left in July 2018 but was able to put distance between me and the cult this October.They scare you into Baptism as a child by teaching that the end is near and...
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Eveanna 2 ND Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2018 11 comment
I was converted to evangelical Christianity in college, during a rough time in my life. Things seemed great - temporary relief from emotional distress, inviting and charismatic friends, community, group identity, spiritual highs and a sense of ...
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bootaski 5 NY Dec 12, 2018 Dec 12, 2018 00 comments
Recovering From Religion: Jennifer Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 25, 2018 Nov 25, 2018 00 comments
Recovering From Religion: Rhonda Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 25, 2018 Nov 25, 2018 00 comments
Recovering From Religion Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 25, 2018 Nov 25, 2018 00 comments
Jesus Camp & Suicide Hospital Stay Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 24, 2018 Nov 24, 2018 00 comments
Leaving Hasidic Judaism Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 23, 2018 Nov 23, 2018 00 comments
Why I Left an Evangelical Cult | Dawn Smith Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 23, 2018 Nov 23, 2018 00 comments
Ricky Gervais - Losing Religion and Becoming An Atheist Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 23, 2018 Nov 23, 2018 00 comments
"Why I'm an atheist" Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 22, 2018 Nov 22, 2018 00 comments
"How I left the Mormon Church" Youtube
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 22, 2018 Nov 22, 2018 00 comments
I'm not good in English.I've been worshipping deity Allah.Still 1.5 billion people worship Allah.Most of them don't know that Allah was an idol's name.They think whole universe created by this allah who teaches its followers hate others who do not ...
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Dildar 3 Pakistan Nov 18, 2018 Nov 18, 2018 11 comment
I thought I'd join this group because the seminary I attend is chock full of various people who have had bad experiences with their old denominations. I'm also pretty good at explaining the original meaning of texts which were warped to fit a ...
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Seminarian 6 MI Nov 9, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 00 comments
I was raised a Roman Catholic and I heartily accept what I had been taught. I even attended a preparatory seminary because I believed that I had been called by god to become a priest. As I grew older, became more educated and suffered some of the ...
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Diogenes1972 6 NY Nov 9, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 11 comment