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I Am Afraid of Church

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    Destination: Hell

    You'll definitely go to hell if you go to church; especially if you are one of those people only going to look good; each sunday in your fancy suit of Clothes; to look like a normally functioning law abiding citizen of society. Those that go to church aren't always of the most...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    I Don't Know Why..

    I don't know why I'm so afraid of church.  I'm not afraid of God or prayer.  Every time I have gone to a church I get freaked out and an overwhelming almost, scared/anxious feeling.  I remember going to a Sunday School class when I was real small, probably 5 or 6...
    sarboo sarboo 21-25, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2007

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    Afraid of Church

    I am terrified to go to church. Not that lightning bolts would hit me or the entire congregation would look at me like I was a cyclops or anything, In fact I am very spiritual and I was raised Catholic. Going to a Catholic church does not frighten me at all...I love the smells...
    wifeofbipo wifeofbipo 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2008

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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 1, 2011

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    Noooooo

    Oh for goodness sakes,you Christians-I've been blackening my soul for years,I definitely don't want it saved! My most recent experience with a church did not involve an actual service,I just had to sleep there.I ended up hallucinating about dead people and black holes,and then...
    PantherShadow PantherShadow 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2009

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    I also am terafild of church.

    Not sure why maybe of convition.. Being around alot of people i get nervus. Always have been shy and insecure all my life. Im 46 now.
    stealth654321 stealth654321 46-50, M Dec 7, 2013

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    I'm 14 years old, I was Christian all my life and I've been going to this church for 4 years. Just because I left church doesn't mean that I'm not a Christian anymore. I want to go...
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    Too many times I have seen and heard believers say you love God but you don't go to church. If you love God you will understand that the church was created for jesus to be...
    nsmoov nsmoov 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    Yes. I am jealous with him. He had just recently been attending our church. When I first saw Kevin, I felt that there's a deeper story behind his meekness. I only had a chance...
    KIDiz24 KIDiz24 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I love going to church and I don't feel we have church enough. We decided room have a midnight service tonight so we could all be together for new years so we changed the time of...
    s123456789s s123456789s 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    This is the reason given by 'professionals' for not acknowledging certain types of crimes, and trying to classify the survivors as insane simply because they believe that such...
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I hate that country "take me to church" song. But I actually like going to church. So there you have it folks. Contradictions.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Good morning! I'm getting ready to go to church and I want to learn something new today and I want to be a better person! I go to church every Sunday morning! God bless you...
    rorive rorive 22-25, F Jan 18

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    God is everywhere in the world around us, yes church is important and I go probably once a month but I don't feel any further from God than when I was going to church twice a week...
    kerrmit84 kerrmit84 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have been a Christian for about 16 years and have been going to an Assemblies of God church for about 3 years. Last April (2014) I realized that I really don't believe in any...
    Geonome333 Geonome333 46-50 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just found out that I am pregnant. I shouldn't even be ABLE to have kids with my body issues, But whatever higher power is there deemed that I have a child. Right now. With that...
    LadyWildFlower LadyWildFlower 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I swear church is where satan has all of his most important meetings. Especially on Sundays.
    Thursday82 Thursday82 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I was playing around in the back of church with a friend after religion class and one of the nuns grabbed us and took us to the office. We each had to drop our pants and bend over...
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    DrPepperFanatic97 DrPepperFanatic97 16-17, F Jan 7

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    I stopped going to church and quit my catholic confirmation classes because I refuse to be apart of a religion that's says I'm going to hell. I'm a bi 16 year old female that has...
    arirose43 arirose43 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    My parents always want me to go to church with them and do every bible study group with them, but I dislike it a lot and I don't enjoy going at all.
    iwishtoremainanonymous iwishtoremainanonymous 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I was about 11 and was misbehaving at church one day...., my dad took me outside and sat on the brick wall out the front and spanked my bottom and I howled like a baby lol
    Natasha96 Natasha96 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    I think it very cruel to keep penguins in big houses and make the wear beads go to church and carry bibles! Enough is enough!
    Diginator Diginator 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I feel as my Sunday or Wednesday is not the same unless I go to church :)
    Godlover31 Godlover31 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I wore a dress once to church. it was in college and was to a college girl event thing.
    Therealjason Therealjason 31-35, F Jan 18

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    i love God. but i honestly feel a lot more comfortable watching sermons on tv rather than going to church. but then again having a relationship with other christians is a good...
    mirandasoltero mirandasoltero 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am not from a religious family so it's never been something we did. Although, my brother and I make a point of attending church on the memorial service 11/11/11.
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    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am afraid of many things in life. I am afraid of failure/success. I am afraid of being loved. I am getting better at learning to be loved. I am not sure what I am doing to make...
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    nostalgickittens nostalgickittens 16-17, F Dec 31, 2014

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    My ex beat my on multiple occasions over nothing. He has his issues but I really don't care to explain away his behaviors anymore. All I know is that he brutalized me, over and...
    thirdgirl thirdgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I've been lied to and I've been hurt a lot throughout my life. I worry that I will never be able to trust people again. I'm afraid to bring new people into my life, I'm afraid to...
    smileyryley smileyryley 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 10

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