Beliefs For clergy, lost faith can lead to lost family, jobs By Kimberly Winston | April 30, 2012 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs Teresa MacBain of Tallahassee, Fla. was a Methodist pastor for 10 years, in March of 2012 she spoke at the American Atheist convention and announced she no longer believed in God. MacBain left her position as senior pastor at Lake Jackson United Methodist Church in Tallahassee, a post she held for 3.5 years, prior to speaking at the conference. RNS photo by Colin Hackley Photo Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here. BETHESDA, Md. (RNS) The goal of the Clergy Project is not to pull pastors from the pulpit, but to provide those who have already lost their faith with a safe place to anonymously discuss what what’s next. By Kimberly Winston.