The 36-year old Canadian rocker admitted that losing his religion occurred over several years of serious doubts even while penning some of the band’s most overtly Christian tunes. The frontman of a leading Christian Rock band has admitted he no longer believes in God. In a last lengthy post on his Instagram account, the singer shared that he no longer believes in God. He wrote that he started by privately processing his doubts and then sharing them in conversation with some close friends.
After growing up in a Christian home, being a poster’s kid playing and singing in a Christian band and having the world Christian in front of most of the things in my life. Hawk Nelson issued a statement on Wednesday supporting following his announcement that he would be leaving the Christian band.
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 read the band’s statement posted on Instagram.
The band is not playing shows and making new music at the moment, and we have found other projects and careers to focus on for the time being. In order to make sure I’m able to keep providing for my family, that had to be the case before I could be totally honest and that fact is one of the issues and I have with the church and Christian culture in general.