New Year’s Dilemma

Posted: December 31, 2012 in Uncategorized
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Also at your times of rejoicing—your appointed festivals and New Moon feasts—you are to sound the trumpets over your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, and they will be a memorial for you before your God. I am the Lord your God.” (Numbers 10:10 NIV)

A new year, but I am not going to rehash my previous post, but a thought...

My boyfriend keeps asking me whether I want to go back to church… I am in a dilemma. (My boyfriend is not religious)

I still believe in God, but I don’t believe in the Church.

There is a church, I went to their Easter service & it was brilliant. It gave me brief reminder of why my faith had been so strong for many years, but I am still very dubious of Churches.

I have been a Christian all my life & in the last 6 years I have not. I have never had any close friends who were Christian, to be honest I have no Christian friends. Many Christians that I have met have been hypocrites especially those of my age group.

I end up befriending older Christian people as they are so much more genuine, but I can’t really delve into the faith part of the religion as since I have left Church I have become a very sinful different person.

Can a person begin again in a judgemental Church environment? I truly don’t think so.

So back to the dilemma… Should I go back to Church or should I find something else to fill my spiritual void?

Despite my previous post, I feel like my New Year has already been tainted for the worst because I have made plans to travel with my old Church that are the most judgemental, distant & cliquey group I have ever had the misfortune to be around.

Now can I despite starting my year on the wrong footing, go back to Church or should I just stay away?

I guess blogging this dilemma isn’t going to help me decide, but at least it’s not sitting in my head.


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