The Ventriloquist

An online publication at and outside the boundary of evangelical Christianity.




September 2015



September 2015

Losing My Faith and Finding Myself

by The Ventriloquist, on faith, deconversion

I came into Cedarville University much the same as any wide-eyed freshman. I had just finished my classical Christian education, and after a life-long dedication to my church and my God it only made sense to attend a Christian university. Of course, the not-so-gentle prodding from my parents pushed me to make this decision, but I was convinced it was my decision. My freshman year was no different then any…