jallman: "It's all good. At least you have a thick skin and can take being poked fun back at without crying. "
Update: Upon further research, I learned that the person in question no longer has a deep Christian faith.
Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) posts blog update; details time in house arrest awaiting murder trial - Alternative Press
I also learned that his children were adopted. Which only makes me able to identify with him even more. Once you go through the process of an international adoption (as I did and as he did), giving up on those children is extremely difficult. I barely know his music, but as a musician and adoptive father going through a divorce in which my parental time has been extremely restricted, I feel like we are very similar. I'm glad that I never seriously thought about doing what he did (though I admit that the thought crossed my mind briefly).