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In my meandering on the web, I ran across this wonderful post:
It is a great post and a heartfelt apology from Rechelle, a former Christian.
Unfortunately comments are closed on the blog, so I was unable to contact the writer or ask her permission to copy the first lines of her points, but I don't think she will mind as I am directing readers to her blog. Please click on one of the links for the full text.
1. I apologize to all the homosexuals. I am sorry that I believed in a religion that condemns you......2. I apologize to everyone on the face of the earth that has not accepted Jesus christ as their personal savior because I believed that you were all going to hell...3. I apologize to all my former Sunday school students because I taught you that the bible was the word of god...4. I apologize for giving money to the church...5. I apologize for believing all sorts of mad things that are seriously messed up and incredibly hurtful to my fellow humans...6. I apologize to my kids for being a passive aggressive christian mom...7. Finally, I apologize for allowing my faith to numb my response to the problems of the world...
Click HERE to read the full text of the author's seven points of apology.