So, I watched God’s Not Dead 2 …

I watched the movie God’s Not Dead 2 with a group of atheist friends last night. Now, I am awake at 4 in the morning with a hangover headache and a compulsion to write. Here is a bit of background. A few weeks ago, my mom tagged me and my husband and my brother and his wife in a shared post from her church. They were going to have a showing of God’s Not Dead 2 on a Sunday afternoon and she wanted to let us know in case we wanted to buy tickets and go see it. At her church. I was already aware of the movie, and while I briefly thought of going out of curiosity I decided against it. I had a lot of anxiety around that building when I was starting to doubt my faith, and the thought of going there and sitting in the sanctuary for the length of a movie makes me feel a bit ill in my stomach. So instead, I started a discussion about the whole invitation on the Louisville Atheists & Freethinkers group on Facebook which ended up with me scheduling a meetup for a viewing at my house. (It is silly, but religious propaganda films can be good fun for a group of atheists.) That is what happened last night. What I have found out is that while I found certain...

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