by Don Wharton
Teresa MacBain was in the church for 44 years. She served as the as pastor for her United Methodist church in Tallahassee, Florida. The rejection, isolation and hate that she has received shows just how intensely many people still feel about the tribal bonds that they feel in their religion.
An NPR article can be read here. A video of her emotional presentation to the American Atheist convention last month is below: