Why I no longer believe in God - Gospel musician, Jonathan Steingard. | Nigerian News. Latest Nigeria News. Your online Nigerian Newspaper. f

1

Canadian gospel singer, Jonathan Steingard has said that he no longer believed in God.

Steingard, in a lengthy Instagram post, admitted that after a lifetime as a Christian, he no longer believed in God and would be leaving the band.

He goes further to explain the reasons why he came to such a conclusion.

‘‘I still find myself wanting to soften that statement by wording it differently or less specifically – but it wouldn’t be as true”, he said.

Read his post below:







The 36-year-old Canadian musician went on to write that losing his religion occurred over several years.

His former band ”Hawk Nelson” released a statement on Wednesday, supporting his choice to leave the band.


View this post on Instagram

Jon Steingard One of our best friends, one with whom we have walked, worked and lived alongside for 20 + years revealed some of his innermost feelings on his faith journey this past week. Our mission as Hawk Nelson has always been to inspire and encourage all people with the truth that God is FOR them and not against them. In that message’s most simple and purest form, that THEY matter. So now we turn that truth towards one of our own. That God is still FOR Jon & he still matters. Why? Because that truth doesn’t change just because we question it. How we treat one another when they are at a different stage in their journey based on their life experiences is part of a bigger conversation. We are called to love one another unconditionally, as God loves us. We should also encourage and challenge one another in our Faith, seeking truth. Are we the authors of our own salvation and eternity? Has God provided a way to salvation for us through Jesus? These are the questions that we each must ask and explore. In the Bible (Romans 8:38) Paul writes, “… I am convinced that nothing can separate us from God’s love… neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow - not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in the earth below - indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.” The same Lord is Lord of all, and gives richly to all who call on Him, for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Ever thankful and grateful for how God has used this band, the music and the relationships and how He continues to do so. Daniel, Micah, David.
A post shared by Hawk Nelson (@hawknelson) on



Click to signup for FREE news updates, latest information and hottest gists everyday

Advertise on NigerianEye.com to reach thousands of our daily readers


Post a Comment Default Disqus

  1. Individual's opinion will not stop God from being God.
    We may see things and understand things differently. That is why there is room for reasoning. Therefore our takes cannot run in same line always.

    One thing is certain and ca never change, God is God, Jesus is the Son of God, and the Holy Spirit is his breathe upon this generation.

    ReplyDelete

Latest Nigerian News
Comments are Moderated. Clean Comments will be swiftly approved. No swear words, no racism, allowed.

 
xzb
Top