As I began my deconstruction journey, I started asking a lot of questions. I had so many that I organized them with a Trello board. As I studied the board, one of the questions leaped from the screen: Is the Bible inerrant and infallible? Preachers and teachers had answered “YES!!!” my entire life. But for a brief summer encounter with wonderful people who practiced what the same preachers and teachers called “demonic religions,” it was difficult to hear anything else.
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I remember sitting in London City Airport at 5:00 AM, watching TV through a coffee-fueled haze as the 2016 U.S. presidential election returns scrolled across the chyron. The impossible was now something I had to accept. A world that I thought I knew. That I thought I understood, was no more. A worldview that I had fortified for fifteen years, in an instant, had disintegrated. A worldview that had been instilled in me by my parents and the church in which I grew up.