So we’ve been talking about having Christian friends. One of the greatest perks of having Christian friends is that you can get together and pray. This may sound like an easy concept for some, but for others, this can be difficult for multiple reasons. Some may be afraid to open up for whatever reason. Some may not want to speak in front of others with so much attention on them. No matter the reason, praying with friends is something that can be very deep. So lets go through some ways that you can try out and see what you are comfortable with.Read More »
There are some people that go to church every week. I was one of those people. I couldn’t start my week out without it. If I did miss a Sunday, I would feel so out of wack the rest of the week. In the last year, there have been times that I couldn’t get there because of other obligations or just because I wasn’t feeling it because of the things I was going through. The funny thing is when I just wasn’t feeling it was when I should have been going to church the most. Seeing as I am guilty of excuses, I am not here to judge but only offer possible solutions. Here are some excuses and my take on combating them.Read More »
When you go to a new church like I wrote about a few weeks ago (link here), one of the first things you may want to do is to find some new friends at that church. For some, it may be difficult to do that. I’m one of those people. I am a social butterfly but I find it difficult to just put myself out there. So here are some tips that I implemented and some that I could have then as well.Read More »
As I have gone through this series, people may have been wondering how I chose my church. I was lucky enough that the first church that I attended that was not my original was the one that gave me the welcoming vibe I was looking for. That doesn’t mean I don’t have suggestions on how you can choose your church if you are looking to change… Read More »
There is no perfect church
By: Emily Saxe
Church hate. It’s a popular thing these days in America. More specifically, about America.
Why? Because the idea has spread that churches in America have lost sight of what it means to be a church. Some point to other countries and how the people there rely on God, accusing churches in America of having shallow faith in comparison. Read More »