I live in England so my knowledge is obviously most in depth with regard to churches and the Christian scene here and in other parts of the United Kingdom. I realise however that the Internet does not on the whole recognise international boundaries. Please keep this in mind should you wish to ask a question.
Regrettably, it is also my experience that many of those who oppose the Christian faith seem to think it is acceptable to be at best ignorant in the way they use the Internet. If anyone contacts me with such an attitude, I will not even feel obliged to acknowledge their message.
For those with genuine questions, it will be very helpful if in your first email you can properly introduce yourself. Let me say now that the best place to find help is from Christians who live nearby you; however I realise that is not always possible. Should you write to me, then please include the following information which will help me understand your situation from the outset - my time is limited:
Your name - if your name does not make your gender clear (e.g. Chris is both a male and female name) please clarify;
Your approximate age - use a decade band (e.g. between 40 & 50) if that is easiest;
The town or city and country where you live;
An outline of your journey so far - somewhere between 200 and 600 words. Less than that will probably not enable me to understand your situation, whilst on the other hand I do not have time to read the whole of your life story;
Brief descriptions of any churches you have been involved in and for how long at each.
Please limit yourself to your main question; as I say I have limited time and will only respond to your first question.
I am sorry to be so formal, but my experience to date is that if people do not introduce themselves properly in email, they are probably not looking for a serious answer.
Finally, please do not add me to any distribution list. If I begin to receive circular or group emails from any address, I will block it on my server.
And finally, the email address to use to contact me is