Ex-Adventists and Seventh-day Atheists


Ex-Adventists and Seventh-day Atheists

A group for those atheists who still hiding among the remnant or who couldn't get away from the remnant fast enough...

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Conversion to SDAism as an adult?

Started by matthew west. Last reply by Caroline Aurora Oct 22. 12 Replies

Most of the people here seem to have been raised SDAs, and thus to  have had no choice in the matter. I converted in my 20s. Is there anyone else here who converted at about that age or even later in…Continue

what's the one thing you can't believe you used to believe?

Started by clinton lopez. Last reply by Mark Anthony Dec 25, 2013. 39 Replies

of course creationism jumps out at me first but since leaving the church and becoming a secular humanist, i've gone back and read the gospels again and i can't believe that i didn't see how weird…Continue

Some people will believe anything. We call these people 'Adventists'.

Started by Humble Pie. Last reply by Ed - Heathen & Proud Of It Dec 19, 2013. 4 Replies

Alright, so I never thought I would be that guy, but I started a blog.  About Adventists, and about coming out of the Seventh-day Adventist church.  My first real post was about how Adventists will…Continue

Hey everybody

Started by Kipp Swanson Dec 12, 2013. 0 Replies

Don't know how many actually are active here, but hey y'all.  Short intro:I was raised SDA but left that in my mid 20s or so for just general christian.  I met my wife to be about 6 years ago and she…Continue

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Comment by Ronda McBeth on August 2, 2012 at 3:23am
I am very excited to find you. Have been searching for quite awhile, but could only find ex SDA that were still very fundamentalists; they were just doing it on Sunday and wearing wedding rings! I am fifth, and last, generation SDA and haven't believed in Adventism for the last 30 years, but the trek towards atheism took awhile and actually coming out as one is fairly recent as my family is still very religious and I still had to overcome the stigma associated with that word. Hitchens made me get over that and now I am very proud to be an atheist out loud! and yes I am a vegetarian. :)
Comment by Tiffany on April 14, 2012 at 5:10pm

Welcome to the group Mercedes!  

Comment by Lisa Cox on March 27, 2012 at 1:45pm
Welcome, Mercedes. I am also glad I found this group.
Comment by be on March 27, 2012 at 10:45am

welcome, mercedes! :) i was super happy when i found this group too!

Comment by Mercedes J on March 26, 2012 at 3:18pm

I was looking and looking for you guys! I am so happy I finally found a group of ex-SDA's.

Comment by Dustin Williams on January 20, 2012 at 8:32pm

Welcome anyway, that is just so long as you don't give us any flack for our Vegilinks vs. Big Franks debate :)

Comment by Loren Miller on January 20, 2012 at 7:57pm

To be candid, I am not a former Seventh-Day Adventist, but Dorris posted a note here that I was interested in responding to so...!

Comment by Dustin Williams on September 11, 2011 at 9:02pm

You can always wait for tomorrow, but once it's done there's no taking it back. If you have any doubt about the timing, you should put it off. The time will come when you will either have nothing to lose or the potential loss would be greatly outweighed by the gain.

If you do go through with the sermon I would be happy to look over any notes you have. As a warning though I will be leaving for Yellowstone on Thursday and will have little connectivity throughout the weekend. 

Comment by Ben Roth on September 11, 2011 at 11:26am

Dustin's advice was much more sane than mine. I don't think the situation has changed much although, if you're still in school, a laptop is a big deal financially. If you think there's a significant chance that you'll face problems financially because of family removing their support, I'd recommend not coming out until you're supporting yourself. Not sure what "writing examinations" means exactly where you're from, but if that's graduating from the last of school, you'll be out on your own shortly afterwards. Be safe.

Comment by Jabu M on September 11, 2011 at 6:42am
Chickened out :( ...well, not exactly. Two things happened: I discovered early yesterday morning that one of the elders had chosen to swap sermon slots with me, so I've been rescheduled for next sabbath. Later in the day I was so tired from staying up late preparing for the sermon that I just didn't have the energy for a confrontation. I'm still trying to figure out if I should tell everyone as early as possible or wait, do the sermon (which I think would go a long way towards softening the blow) and then tell them afterwards, or if I should even come out at all. I have some..."investments" to think about - an allowance I don't want taken away for not tithing (though I don't do that even now - one of the first resolutions I made after losing the faith was never to give money to any religious organisation again) and a new laptop that was promised me I don't want to e denied out of fear I would "misuse" it...

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