Thought About Leaving Your Church?

Most of us, at one time or another, have considered leaving the church we are currently attending.  Are the reasons for leaving good ones?  Are they the impetus behind a potentially impulsive decsion.  Check out the article by : Brett McCracken

In our consumer society, where prevailing wisdom says we should be loyal to products or brands only insofar as our needs and tastes are satisfied, it can be easy for churchgoers to have a very low threshold for leaving a church. The slightest mismatch of preferences or the smallest amount of discomfort can lead a churchgoer to become a church shopper, scouring the “market” for the elusive perfect church. There are good reasons to leave a church, but there are also bad reasons. What are some common, but ultimately bad, reasons why we might be tempted to leave our current church? Here are seven:

Seven Bad Reasons

A Couple Hymns and History

Do you like any of these hymns? What about their history?  Check out the article below and let us know what you think.

 

Hymns have a special place within Christianity. They are almost inseparable from the act of worship. Through the poetic songs and anthems, Christians throughout the world express their deepest religious emotions and in this way connect not only with God, but with other members of their community. In the following segments, we will talk about some of the most important Christian anthems in history….

Hymns and History