Why I don’t go to church much: Part 1

by Chris Lorensson on 23 January 2009 with comments

How does someone who has a genuine faith and relationship with Jesus, yet cannot relate or understand the contemporary church model & practices find his or her true practice of a relationship with God? When your contemporaries are happily (and genuinely) engaging in the prescribed acts of worship, teaching, prayer and community in their understood and modern forms, the misfit is forced to question why those practices aren’t working for himself. Does he have a mis-formed understanding of Biblical doctrine? Should he boldly challenge these prescriptions? When is it that the threshold between ‘being contentious’ and ‘progressive learning’ has been breached?

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