Tag: Ex-Atheist

Atheist startled when God spoke through his prayer

By Michael Ashcraft and Mark Ellis  As he left behind childhood Vacation Bible School and studied for a degree in electrical engineering, Clay Lein lost his faith in God. “I had a very rational mind. It had to be logical. I needed proof. There had to be evidence. And if there wasn’t proof then it […]

Atheist engineer became ‘radicalized Christian’

By Mark Ellis In his youth, he was already a firmly committed atheist, and his career path as a computer scientist only reinforced his views, but his wife’s flat tire one day in their Ford truck prompted a change in direction. “I decided on my own at 18 that God didn’t exist,” says Wallace “Shaun” […]

Impoverished atheist watched God provide, became a believer

By Mark Ellis He grew up in austere conditions in the heart of Mexico, convinced there was no God. But as he grew up and observed circumstances and situations that defied rational explanation, his unbelief was challenged. “I was an atheist,” says Alfredo. “My father deserted my mother, and that’s when everything changed for us. […]