Andrew's Blog – April 2009 Archive (2)

Jesus Camp (A story of apostasy, Part 1)



Jesus Camp



I attended a private Catholic high school. Once per year, in an environment similar to this, we would have “revivals” to enrich our spiritual lives. My senior year was most impressive, as this “Christian Awakening Retreat” was a three-day event. I went to Jesus Camp.



I’d like to share with you my experience at the Christian Awakening Retreat. First, the retreat was shrouded in secrecy. The entire senior class could not all participate at… Continue

Added by Andrew on April 18, 2009 at 6:11pm — 2 Comments

Finding my Religion (A story of apostasy, part 2)

Finding my Religion



I thought it was time to pick up on my de-conversion story.



After Jesus Camp, I realized that Catholicism was not going to be my religion anymore. But at that time, I had almost no knowledge of other religions, even other Christian religions. I had simply always “known” that they were wrong; that Catholicism was the only “right” religion.



I started looking at what I thought would be the opposite of what I knew. I didn’t even understand what… Continue

Added by Andrew on April 18, 2009 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

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