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I Should Go to Church Again

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    Afraid of the Locals

    I'd like to go back to church but not my local one because I hate the fact that everyone knows me. It makes me feel like I have to be a person that I am not.
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    Help Me

     I need to go to church.  I've been thinking about this for a long time but it's like I can never get myself to go.  I feel so stupid when I go to church because I don't know anything about the bible or the biblical times.  I feel like I am...
    sexypink18 sexypink18 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    I Need To Trust The Unseen

    I used to attend church every Sunday with my family when I was young. Unfortunatly the church we belonged to went bankrupt and had to close. I stopped attending while my parents tried finding a new place to go, but that was unsuccessful. Seven years have passed and we're finally...
    lifesucksrightnow lifesucksrightnow 22-25, F Dec 2, 2009

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    To Be More Devoted to Jesus

      Hi, I went to church every Sunday... Then I got sick and have not went for a while.. I really miss it because I loved to sing with a group to our Lord.. I try to watch church on tv. but it is not the same... I should go even when I feel bad,  because Jesus will meet...
    hucklyberry hucklyberry 51-55 1 Response Jan 25, 2008

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    Busy Pastors

    I think I know they arent all too busy to talk
    silversunny silversunny 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2007

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    Hm...community Interaction

    I use to go to church all the time. I liked getting out of the house or saying "I can't there's this thing at my church I need to do but your free to come with me?" but after everything that's happened in my life 2012 was not fair to me in fact it might have been the worst year...
    Ambiguous6 Ambiguous6 22-25, M Dec 25, 2012

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    I Think About It.

    I think about church,I was raised in the Catholic church,but I've gotten away from it.There are thing's that I just don't agree with,like for instance according to the catholic church my husband and I are not married legally because we did'nt get married in the church,we were...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F Oct 29, 2008

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    Below is a write up I have just finished compiling. Bride of Christ is to leave behind materials that will guide those who shall become believers during the tribulation period as...
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I went to church once. I don't have anything against religious people, I just don't get them. I have cousins who are gung ho about church, and after numerous invites I got up...
    TheDrunkDuck TheDrunkDuck 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Back in high school when I was in grade ten, my best friend introduced me to this guy that she went to semi formal with, just as friends, and ever since that day we became really...
    jenniferolise jenniferolise 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I started going to "Open Gym" with a friend in middle school at a church. At first it was just an air conditioned hang out place that happened to be run by church people. Slowly...
    scurvadelic scurvadelic 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I found online this church in Milwaukee called the Metropolitan Community Church. It's kind of a small church, but it was packed when I went there...some had to stand in the back...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 Jul 9

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    And they strike again! With a whole new twist.. http://empirenews.net/westboro-baptist-church-members-now-claim-god-hates-jesus/
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F Jun 30

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    I have to go to church in the morning and there will be like 50 people from out of town. Our church is super tiny and only holds about 150 people uncomfortably. We will be packed...
    mwlabtech mwlabtech 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I left the church a few months ago. I am a single mother, and I was getting sick of the church's attitude towards women. There were many reasons why I left, but that would have to...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    That's not to say I'm against feminism in all it's forms. As far as I'm concerned feminism up until the present has been a wonderful thing, even older women now who identify as...
    LisaBella88 LisaBella88 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm Born Again. What does "Born Again" mean? It means I have accepted Jesus into my heart as my personal Savior. I'm not a Christian through being raised or taught to be one. I'm a...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Texting in church! When I was 13 and finally got a cellphone I was excited and brought it everywhere. Including church I made the mistake of trying to sneak texting and my sound...
    britbrat95 britbrat95 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    I go to church every Friday and Saturday. It's a small Russian church and it's good to go, I enjoy fellowship with my fellow friends and family once or twice a week. I'm going to...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I lost a great deal of faith in the "church" over the years. Being pushed into it by my parents didn't help much either. "Start children off on the way they should go, and even...
    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    4 years ago my heart was ripped out of my chest and left to settle under dust. the void that was left of where my heart used to be was a cold place spiraling with thoughts of...
    tealbeliefs tealbeliefs 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I have a crazy sister in law who is a born again she is the most evil person I have ever met she has been in our family for 19 yrs and there has only been fights since she entered...
    Lindalilly Lindalilly 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Churches should pay their taxes. http://madmikesamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/garfield-tax-churches-3.jpg
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 2 days ago

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    Being very honest here...I have been born again for 3 years. I love the Lord, I teach our youth at church, but I have this unsettled feeling about Jesus' second coming. I really...
    uhandcc uhandcc 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I am totally against any form of birth control. I am a woman and faithful to the teachings of the Catholic church. Because of these facts, I have had 15 children of my own. My...
    vickianderson69 vickianderson69 41-45, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    For The Destruction Of Christian Leaders. Fooled you! not really. I will NOT debate you on theological grounds ever again. I am sick of this ****. People with political beliefs...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    It's just an observation, but because they seem to dominate the world the most evil seems to be perpetrated by those following the Abrahamic religions. Oh yes there are exceptions...
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I used to go church back in 2004 but now I don't go anymore :)
    bluekit1 bluekit1 22-25, M Jun 30

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    I'm going to let you know right now this is going to be very long. I've grown up and church, so I know everything there is to know about it. But I've never actually experienced it...
    AngelWitAShotgun AngelWitAShotgun 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    So I am staying overnight at the church! Not so because I am so in love with God that I need to be close to Him (hint : he is everywhere so no need to) It's because I am separated...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M Jul 6

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    I wanna stroll down there, with a group of gays and lesbians and stand there all around it. Just to **** them off then we would run inside and take over and call it "Westboro House...
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I love it! The feeling of ancient times,the darkness of the past making you feel connected to other people of other time. Old churchs,dark ones,gothic style...if has old pipes omg...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 10

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    There's a guy who I know from work. He changed jobs and now I don't see him everyday like I used to. However, we talk a lot. I try to support him in everything he says and does. He...
    drummergrl06 drummergrl06 26-30, F Jul 12

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    I went to church today for the first time in a long time and it was really nice to feel reconnected with God. The priest said today: Think about a time in your life where you...
    kaatte kaatte 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Currently in church. Good morning Hartford!
    niko031 niko031 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Having just got very worked up reading a Twitter flame war on the subject (what can I say, I need a life), I'm going to try to explain the necessity of secularism in a way that...
    winstonwelles winstonwelles 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I enjoyed service today and playing with the children in the nursery today! How was church everyone? 😊
    niko031 niko031 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Hey EP living church! May God fill, speak, bless, empower and fill you with the reality of his umbreakable astonishing love!
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M a week ago

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    Good morning Living Church of the Risen King! May you hear His ever speaking voice and experience His loving kindness that has no borders
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 20 hrs ago

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    I came to the United States when I was 21 years old. I grew up in Sweden, a country known mainly for its socioeconomic policies and prosperous people. Marijuana is considered a...
    whrskrlo whrskrlo 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I was 13 and me and her were inspereable. Me and her are straight or at least we thought. Well lately id had been noticing her. As in her body features . I tried to tell myself...
    learningdaily learningdaily 13-15 Jul 12

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    I thought she was a good woman....... Well that was her statement to me and claim to fame , but then again my last ex's claim to fame was that she was a faithful "never was a bad...
    nevets61 nevets61 51-55 6 days ago

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    I know this sinking feeling anywhere. It's happening again. I've been depressed most of my teenage years. I have plenty of ups, but there are always downs that follow close behind...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I look into eyes that lie, most times its me in front of a mirror... i lie to myself about being okay,about being at peace, being strong.... when does it all end.. I wondered the...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M Jul 11

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    If you got a chance to stop the assault against the civilians in Gaza wouldn't you at least try? Egypt always managed to control Israel since the 1973 war! And Egypt did stop the...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I know that its probably too early for me to want this, or even think that this is possible, but I can't help wondering. I mean my marriage wasn't always bad. I had what I felt was...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I don't know if I can ever fall in love again. I was married for 15 years, mostly happy. After the marriage ended, I was too naive for my age, and got into a relationship with...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 Jun 29

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