I Believe In God But Not In Church

For those of us who believe in God, but consider that Church is an obstacle to reaching salvation. 89 People

    I Find It An Obstacle

    I do believe attending church can be a great thing for some people. But as for me, I find it an obstacle. I believe church should be a place of worship, a place where you learn of God and his Son. I was unable to do this, because of the circumstances. I felt that when many people...
    thislifewasledastray thislifewasledastray
    13-15, F
    Jul 7, 2010

    Definition Of Religion (n):

    1. The socio-political expression of faith. 2. A means of explaining the unknowable to the gullible while maintaining their ignorance. 3. A means of justifying arson, murder, rape, and theft for fun and profit.
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 18, 2011

    House Church

    big churches have become more of a business rather that gospel, its no longer the personal fellowship. big churches are run like this, one man stands on the pulpit, thousands sit in there chairs and listen. the pastor says something nice and every one claps. the church quire...
    Bballguy23 Bballguy23
    22-25, M
    Aug 4, 2013

    I've hated my family's church.

    The religion and message are fine, typical Christian church. The thing I have a major problem is how there are rules that have no basis at all to Christianity other than to make us younger people feel excluded and different from our peers outside of church. For example, I can...
    goshgollydolly goshgollydolly
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2015


    One who understands that church is not a building but indeed a fellowship. Jesus is the head of the church. To say that you are a christian yet saying you don't believe in church. It has been taught in the scriptures to not forsake the fellowship. Christians are blessed to have a...
    dpkann1 dpkann1
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2011

    I Clapped In Church

    i was just looking around this site.i was looking at popular experiences today.i came to a story where a person expressed their personal revelation that brought them to believe in the LORD.i was touched by their story.right away i wanted to share my experience,my revelation...
    barryd31 barryd31
    46-50, M
    Apr 22, 2010

    Death, it is a main factor in our lives.

    In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present because tomorrow is uncertain). It also feeds the emotions, love (the need for someone to complete our meaning of existence), liberty (explore...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2015

    Old Church Yes New Church No.

    The word church was orginally defined as a gathering of like minded people in agreement of one cause. Not necsarrily religous. But you are correct the Church we have now whether it be Catholic, Protestant, or other seems to have been corrupted by people who want to do things...
    allofus allofus
    46-50, M
    10 Responses Apr 23, 2009

    Glad Im Not the Only One

    Both my sons are christened and I do believe in god but I feel bad that I don't attend regular church services.  The reason that I don't is because I feel like if I went to church I would have to change some views that that I may have as the church doesn't like it...
    Luv2shop247 Luv2shop247
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Sep 5, 2009
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