My guest this week is Ian Redfearn. Ian deconverted over 12 years ago. Since then he has continued to obsess over his deconversion. He is still asking the why? and how? questions. Ian is concerned with the deep questions of life and continuing to find ways to make meaning.
Ian has experienced the full force of the chaotic world we live in. His 24-year-old son has Cystic Fibrosis which is particularly frightening during an airborne pandemic. His father is experiencing Alzheimer’s Disease. All of this is happening during the time of Covid 19.
In spite of the difficulties of life, Ian has a joy and a sense of purpose. He is a committed father, husband, son, and community member. He takes time to wonder at the beauty in the world. He recognizes that relationships are what give us our most valued meaning in life.
He is now attending the Manchester Sunday Assembly and becoming an active member of the Secular community.
Sunday Assembly Manchester
Zoom 11 am (GMT) Sunday mornings https://zoom.us/j/2472709402
What is your favorite #DeconversionSong?
Music is important to Ian and it influenced his deconversion and how he talks and feels about it now. See the full show notes link below to find Ian's deconversion-related musical recommendations including Spotify and YouTube links.
Use the hashtag #DeconversionSong to tell us your favorite deconversion song.
Full Show Notes
"Waves" track written and produced by Makaih Beats
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