Stephanie Samuel

Christian Post Reporter

Ex-Pastor Who Took Yearlong Break From Faith Asks 'Why Do I Need Religion to Love?' May Announce Atheism Soon

Ryan Bell, an ex-pastor who quit his faith in God for a year following his resignation from the Hollywood Adventist Church and a divorce from his wife of 17 years, is set to decide New Year's Day whether he will remain a believer or become an atheist. While he has distanced himself from zealous atheists, Bell expressed a desire to be "good" without submitting to boundaries.