Testimonies like this are tremendously important. Notice how his conversion story involves both science and personal experience and emotional response to reading the Gospels. Our apologetics should include compassion and reliance on the H.S.! Capturing Christianity: Dr. Sy Garte is a retired biochemist. For most of his life, he was an unbelieving atheist. In this interview, he details his journey from being an atheist scientist to a believing Christian.