If someone asked you to explain to them the most fundamental reason that you were a Christian, what would you say?
How do we know that God exists? And even if God exists, how do we know what he is like?
Have you ever heard someone say: "It's fine to be a Christian if Christianity makes you happy. But there's no evidence at all to believe that Christianity is objectively true"? How do we respond to that kind of statement?
Historically, one of the most attractive features of atheism has been its claim to stark realism. No matter how unappealing a godless universe may turn out to be, atheists claim to be committed to adhering to the truth at all costs.