A.the.ist - a person who does not believe in the existence of a supreme being or beings.
Chris.tian - a person who exhibits a spirit proper to a follower of Jesus Christ. Christ-likeness.
I have been a Christian most all my life, didn't live like it through much of my teen years, yet today I love Jesus Christ with all my heart (at least I feel like I do.) We all have times and seasons in our lives when we are more "on fire" for God, to use an old 80's churchy word, and times we are but cold embers.
As a pastor I am seeing more and more "Christians" who are acting like they are Atheists.
I am of the persuasion that if belief doesn't result in action, then do you even believe at all? I seriously wonder.
And sadly this is what I see running rampant in today's culture, Christian Atheism; People who claim to believe in Jesus, God, the teachings of scripture, yet live completely counter to His teachings.
God help us all!