How to Leave

Leaving/Quitting a Seventh Day Adventist Job

As the guide to leaving the church suggests, if you are in a job that is owned and operated by Seventh Day Adventists, then you should leave it and find a new one. The same applies for jobs where there are a large number of Seventh Day […]

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How to Leave the Seventh Day Adventist Church

This article will take you through the different steps you need to take before you can leave the church. Please note, I will not go into any great lengths to convince you to do these things. If you decide to not follow these steps, that is entirely […]

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Moving out of a Seventh Day Adventist Household

Quick disclaimer; this article is part of a series on the steps to “coming out” publicly from the church. It is aimed at people who come from exclusive backgrounds (usually from conservative churches) and this advice will not apply to all churches. If this article does apply […]

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SDA Deconversion Story Part 6: Final Thoughts

And the story goes on, to this day. My relationship with my family has greatly improved, but it is still bad. I remain very bad at handling myself with them, something I feel very guilty about. I have many painful stories to tell that have happened since, […]

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SDA Deconversion Story Part 5: The Day I Left

The day I left the Seventh Day Adventist church Adding to the noose around my neck was the pressure of attending youth outreach meetings (aimed just at me!) every Monday. I decided to use these meetings to my advantage. I knew my father would call me, and […]

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Deconversion Story Part 4: My Plan to Leave the Church

My Deconversion Plan I didn’t go to university, so I didn’t have the luxury of leaving my city, and for a time I continued to live with my parents. This did not last long. I knew I wanted to leave, and I knew that at the very […]

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SDA Deconversion Story Part 3: Downward Spiral

The Downward Spiral After I mentally deconverted, my life spiraled down into darkness. I felt like I was being suffocated. Being a silent dissenter in the church was devastating to me. I had to constantly listen to people speaking ill of “The World”, I had to constantly […]

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SDA Deconversion Story Part 2: Realisation

The Day I Deconvertered As a child, I never questioned Seventh Day Adventism. It never occurred to me that I should; the sky is blue, the SDA church is the true church of God. I started to question the church when I hit middle school. I started […]

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My SDA Deconversion Story Part 1: Background

When I was in the church, I heard all sorts of talk on why people left the church. More often than not, they said variations of the same idea; people left the church because they wanted to sin. “The World” was appealing; and people “gave in” to […]

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Losing Family/Friends When Leaving SDA Church

On this website, you may have noticed that I keep assuming that you will be losing your friends/loved ones that are Seventh Day Adventists – at least for awhile. Is this true? Will you really? It all depends on your situation. To help you figure out how […]

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