Rev. Bob Ripley was a minister for more than three decades, including 15 years spent as Senior Minister at Metropolitan United Church, a major Canadian congregation. He also wrote a syndicated column discussing religion for the past 25 years.
His most recent column, however, may raise a lot of eyebrows, because Ripley talks about how he no longer believes in God.
It’s a prelude to his forthcoming book Life Beyond Belief (not yet available online for some reason) explaining his deconversion: