Recently, a lead singer of a Christian band publicly expressed his lack of belief in God. As a part of a long and well-thought out Instagram post, Jon Steingard from Hawk Nelson announced, “I am now finding that I no longer believe in God.”
Why did Jon Steingard stop believing in God?
Steingard’s doubt in the Bible is what ultimately led him to stop believing in God, a thought that sent him “into a tailspin.” After suffering from depression following his loss of faith, Steingard said he’s “emerged from that dark place now – because I’ve discovered that life really does go on.”
Where is Jon Steingard now?
Originally from Vancouver, B.C., Steingard now lives in San Diego, CA with his family. Regarding his announcement, he says, “It’s been really cool because it’s enabled me to connect with so many people that are in the same boat as me.”
Is Jon Steingard still married?
Steingard married Jessica Hubbard in March 2007. On May 20, 2020, Steingard announced on Instagram that he no longer believes in God, but remains open to believing again in the future.
Why did Jon Steingard leave Hawk Nelson?
We should also encourage and challenge one another in our Faith, seeking truth.” The band’s post arrives six days after Steingard revealed via his own social media post that after a lifetime as a Christian, he no longer believes in God and is therefore unable to continue as part of Hawk Nelson.
How old is Jon Steingard?
Hawk Nelson was formed in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in 2002. Lead singer Jason Dunn, guitarist Davin Clark, and drummer Matt Paige originally played together in a group called SWISH, who in 2000 released an album called Riding Around the Park.