Bob Ripley is a graduate of Western University and the University of Toronto. For over three decades he served as an ordained minister in the United Church of Canada including work as Director of Communications for a Relief and Development Organization and the host of a syndicated radio show. For over 25 years he was a weekly syndicated columnist.
In the fall of 2014, he disclosed that he had changed his mind. “Religion, all religion, is man made.” he wrote. His book “Life Beyond Belief: A Preacher’s Deconversion” chronicles his journey from theist to atheist.