Steingard also said that he was not lying during his career in Christian music, but eventually, the threads of doubt that he was experiencing became too much for him. But this led Jon to conclude that if the modern translation cannot be trusted, neither can the original Greek writings. A post shared by Jon Steingard (@jonsteingard) on May 20, 2020 at 1:51pm PDT. “I hope this is not the end of the conversation, but the beginning. READ NEXT: Atlanta’s RZIM Church Founder Ravi Zacharias’ Cancer Is Untreatable, Jon Steingard, Lead Singer of Christian Band Hawk Nelson, Announces He Has Stopped Believing In God, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. Jon Steingard - Filmmaker/Director, Frontman of Hawk Nelson. “Openly. However, he said he eventually started questioning the problem of evil and specifically, “natural evil” — hurricanes, disease, etc. Although he hasn’t revealed any info regarding his parents on the media. And family should always come first. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC.
Furthermore, he has earned both fame and fortune through his successful music career. CHRISTIAN BAND RESPONDS TO ITS LEAD SINGER SAYING HE NO LONGER BELIEVES IN GOD, Steingard also reverberated that he wanted to make the new transition in the “healthiest way possible” as pivoting on a substantial life decision is “hard to grapple with.”. I want to be transparent with you all – and also open to having my heart changed in the future. "After growing up in a Christian home, being a pastor's kid, playing and singing in a Christian band, and having the word 'Christian' in front of most of the things in my life - I am now finding that I no longer believe in God," he wrote in his statement. ", According to Steingard, "The process of getting to that sentence has been several years in the making.".
In his note Steingard explained how he came to his latest view. I love you all. ‘To me, that seemed less like the message of the loving God that most Christians believe in now, and more like the ideas that would have been present in the culture at the time…a male-dominated society where women were treated less like equals and more like property.’. He is also universally known as the part of music band named Hawk Nelson. He was 20 years old, he said in his post, and the band didn’t start out overtly Christian, but eventually became that way. Fear Is The Worst Reason Not To Do SomethingHey – I'm Jon Steingard, and I like to make little movies. I love you all. Jon Steingard, the lead singer of the Christian rock band Hawk Nelson recently revealed to his fans that he no longer believes in God. I was asking about a verse in 1 Timothy that seems really oppressive of women. Featured work: Colony House - Original Material Music Video That’s something we share.”, He continued in the third image slide: “I did receive a few questions that I wanted to answer… so here goes.”, Steingard began first by answering the most important questions asking if he was “An atheist now? I’ve heard it said that some people are in your life for a reason, some for a season, and some forever. According to Steingard, he was a pastor’s child and grew up with Christianity having a major influence in his life since childhood. Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for May 27, Why 'The Rock' is endorsing THIS candidate, Tom Holland shares first look at 'Spider-Man 3,' along with mask message, Ron Perlman reverses Ga. production stance, slams Gov.Kemp, ‘DWTS’ pro Gleb Savchenko, wife Elena Samodanova split after 14-year marriage, Sofia Vergara posts behind-the-scenes pic to encourage fans get mammograms, Eddie Van Halen's son Wolf speaks out 1 month after father's death: 'It's really hard', Queen Elizabeth has never worn a face mask in public for this possible reason, royal author claims.
He was passionate about singing since his childhood who began his singing career at a very young age. Steingard said that he knows his family is grieving because of his decision, but have still shown him “incredible love and support.”. I want to be open. Jon Steingard, the long-time lead singer of the Christian music band Hawk Nelson, announced on Instagram that he no longer believes in God. What about all those songs you wrote? Agnostic? Were you just pretending to be a Christian? The singer said his father-in-law advised him to review the original Greek translations, suggesting that modern Bible translations may have misrepresented the intent of the original authors.
Steingard said he felt like the timing was right to share given that his band is currently sidelined because of the pandemic. I hope this is encouraging to people who might feel the same but are as afraid to speak as I am. Taking to Instagram to share the surprising update, Jon Steingard posted a letter to explain why he was having struggles with his faith. MORE : Kim Kardashian leads Scott Disick’s birthday messages with epic throwback as he turns 37, MORE : Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion finally reach number one spot with Savage Remix, US Election 2020: Eminem fans think rapper’s the ‘real reason’ Joe Biden won Michigan, Ariana Grande wanted ‘dirtiest’ lyrics on steamy song 34+35 but was ‘nervous’ about releasing it, Little Mix new album Confetti: Breakdown of the girl group’s naughtiest lyrics, Paloma Faith on the tough parts of pregnancy and motherhood, and singing about long-term love on her new album, Ariana Grande scores impressive chart double with new album Positions, Kim Kardashian leads Scott Disick’s birthday messages with epic throwback as he turns 37, Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion finally reach number one spot with Savage Remix. His fellow band members supported the singer, "God is still FOR Jon & he still matters," the statement read. I’ve been terrified to post this for a while – but it feels like it’s time for me to be honest. Jon Steingard, the lead singer of the Christian rock band Hawk Nelson recently revealed to his fans that he no longer believes in God. "But the struggle with the questions? The picture featured the singer flashing a beautiful diamond ring while sharing a kiss with […], The Cowboys quarterback is trusting God after his season-ending injury. It felt manipulative and unsettling to me. It made me question just how hard we should be pushing to “make” this album … But Jon blew me away, again, as he does each and every album. Taking to Instagram to share the surprising update, Jon Steingard posted a … "Why? "I've been terrified to post this for a while - but it feels like it's time for me to be honest," he wrote in the caption to his multi-image post of his statement.
Jonathan Steingard, singer for Christian rock band Hawk Nelson, says he no longer believes in God. “In the past few days, I've spoken with so many people who feel the same things as me, but are terrified to speak up about it. But Steingard said the thought that the Bible was imperfect sent him spiraling into a depression. The band’s frontman shared his thoughts in an Instagram post on Wednesday in which he thanked fans for their “love and support” as well as sharing their “beautiful” and “tragic” stories about their own experiences with their beliefs and also answered many of the questions he said he has since been inundated with since making his revelation. I hope this is encouraging to people who might feel the same but are as afraid to speak as I am. Read both in part 2 of this article by clicking here. According to a comment on Hawk Nelson’s website, Steingard’s bandmates knew that he had been struggling for a while: As some of you know Jon and Jess embarked on the family life this year with the addition of Lil G, aka Grey. His life is much different than it was when he was playing baseball. All rights reserved.
I hope this is encouraging to people who might feel the same but are as afraid to speak as I am. Steingard said his family was always about the church and grew up with a shared belief so “central to everything, you simply adopt it.” Steingard said that he was an ardent follower of Christianity, praying for signs and participating in church, youth groups, conferences and ministry.
I am not looking for a debate at all – just a chance to share my story in the hopes some good can come from it. We and you and all got deep into prayer and asked for help.
I did believe those things at the time. In 2004, Steingard — also a guitarist — replaced David Clark and he became the lead vocalist when Jason Dunn left the group in 2012. Other Christian musicians reached out to Mr Steingard in the comment section of his Instagram post and tried to offer their support to the singer. I also have a media company called Breaktide Services.I live in the sunny San Diego area (Vista) with my beautiful wifey and rascal of a…2016-08-19T13:50:52Z. Legal Statement. In a recent lengthy post on his Instagram account, the singer shared that he no longer believes in God. We didn’t enjoy going to church. He’s the bomb diggity, but after no sleep and lots of adjusting, I saw it take a toll on Jon personally. The band had actually started in 2000 when lead singer Jason Dunn, guitarist Davin Clark and drummer Matt Paige started a group called SWISH, according to Tidal. The star quarterback suffered a fracture to his right ankle in early October that required surgery.
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