“So Where Do You Go To Church?”

Bread for the Bride

“So where do you go to church?” A seemingly innocent question, and one that will be familiar to followers of Jesus Christ. But if, like me, you’re one of the growing number of believers who choose to refrain from participation in traditional local church life, it’s too often a question that sets alarm bells ringing.  Why should that be?  It’s because when asked by a regular church-attending believer, nine times out of ten you know whatever answer you give will be judged unacceptable.  And nine times out of ten their response will be one or more of the following:  a) judgment b) preaching c) condescension d) rejection e) withdrawal of fellowship.

And yes, I speak from oft-repeated experience, the latest of which involved a new-found Christian acquaintance knowingly moralizing about we ‘’wounded Christians’’ without the least attempt at further discussion. But the saddest thing about this encounter, and others like…

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2 comments on ““So Where Do You Go To Church?”

  1. RJ Dawson says:

    Thank you Scarlett. Blessings to you.

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