This Congregation’s Newest Priest Asks “Why Do I Need God?” And Answers With More Faith Than I Could Dream Of…

What turned this atheist into a faithful priest; what brought him to serve St. John the Divine in Houston? This former angry atheist answers with a question: what could God do for you?

Let’s assume, for a minute, that God exists. Okay, fine, a divine being in the sky – even so, why would I need him? What difference does it make? These are the sorts of questions and assumptions that Intel engineer and businessman Clay Lein had 30 years ago. Thirty years later, he doesn’t assume God exists – he knows it, believes it and trusts that Christ died for Him. What turned this atheist into a faithful priest; what brought him to serve St. John the Divine in Houston? This former “angry atheist” answers with a question: “what could God do for you?”