The Great Lie — Why I Left Christianity

Jakub Ferencik
13 min readApr 25, 2024

My mornings started earlier than most who were my age in my youth. During school days in high school, I woke up at 4 am to read the Bible and dissect Christian literature.

I cherished the promise that faith would forever be mine, as the Bible promised. I meditated on Bible verses and passages for hours in those early still mornings and rarely told anyone that I was praying on their behalf to God. I cherished those quiet moments.

But my beliefs would not last.

“If ever it should come to pass,
That…

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Jakub Ferencik

Journalist in Prague | Author of “Up in the Air,” “Beyond Reason,” & "Surprised by Uncertainty" on AMAZON | MA McGill Uni | 750+ articles with 1+ mil. views