(Charisma News) – The Atlantic reports more and more black women are leaving their Christian backgrounds in favor of the witchcraft-based religions of their ancestors. More than 200 witches of color gathered in Maryland last month for a convention sponsored by Dawtas of the Moon. The Atlantic’s Sigal Samuel reports that many of these women sought witchcraft as an escape from Christianity. “I understand God more now, doing

what I’m doing, than I ever did in the Church,” one woman reportedly said from behind a lectern. Get Spirit-filled content delivered right to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to our newsletter. Another woman, who says she grew up in the Apostolic church, says she found answers in the demonic when her Christian mother had none. “I’m asking her questions about Christianity, and I’m like, ‘Why would you do this to us?’ She still can’t give me answers,” READ MORE