First, let me start by saying that the majority of churches I have attended in my life have been very warm and embracing places. My experiences in church have, for the most part, been healthy experiences. However, I have been in a bunch of different churches.
When your grandfather, father, father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, a cousin’s husband and a cousin, have all been in church ministry you see the large world of Christian congregations out there. There are a lot of churches on this planet and I have only seen a small portion of them. However, I have seen a trend in many congregations that I wish I had never experienced. The term I use to describe this experience is “cold.” Continue reading