When I first entered the world of blogging I catered to a largely atheistic readership. Most of what I wrote would be considered Christian apologetics. I engaged in long discussions in the comments on my blog with many atheists. In fact, I often had to block Christians because they were being hostile to my atheist friends. I wrote with a mission to influence the worldviews of others, and found my own worldview transforming. I don’t know if I made a difference in the lives of my on-line atheists friends, but they made a difference in mine.
I told them I hoped to help dispel some of the myths Christians believe about them. Below are some of the lessons I learned in the several years of dialog with my atheists friends.
Not all atheists are the same.
Just like each Christian is a unique person with his or her own way of thinking about the world in the larger context of Christianity, atheists have their own beautiful diversity. It would be a mistake to Read more