Search results for query: leave church

  1. J

    Which churches do the children who grew up in our confessional churches, leave their church for?

    In their college years, do you see a trend of young people leaving confessional churches for other churches? Do they leave for YRR/Acts 29 churches, Pentecostal churches, Mainline churches?
  2. Joseph Knowles

    Not another "When can you leave a church?" thread

    Hello all, this will be my first post here. I've already searched the forums for threads on this topic and found several that were helpful, but I'm hoping (for anyone who slogs through the wall of text below) that there's still helpful advice to be had. I currently attend and serve as a deacon...
  3. P

    Is New Covenant Theology An Acceptable Reason to Leave a Church?

    I go to a NCT church in the area. My wife and I are both CT and our pastor is aware of the disagreement. I am pretty involved at the church as I teach community group and do the benediction every Sunday. I have been studying NCT more lately and it's made me a bit concerned. I am seeing a denial...
  4. TheThirdandReformedAdam

    Time to leave my church for ministry/educational purposes?

    Several of you know the situation I am in concerning my current church body: To be blunt, it's doctrine is horrible (no other example needs to be given than that several leaders openly deny the Trinity) However, God has blessed me with opportunities to speak truth to the congregation (and the...
  5. Jonathan95

    I just don't know if I should I leave my church.

    My current church is a non-denominational church in Boston, Ma. The current issues I have with their doctrine is that they are charismatic, and they believe it okay for a woman to teach and preach on the Lord's day if they have the pastor's consent. I am a credo-baptist and the baptist churches...
  6. M

    Leave church because they have normative principle?

    I am a German Five-Point-Calvinist and supporter of infant baptism and the Westminster Confession and the regulative principle (puritan principle). I believe that Sunday is the Christian Sabbath and that Christmas and Easter are wrong and sin. I am member of a Reformed Church in Germany...
  7. J

    Is music a big enough issue to leave a church over?

    I have been attending this church for almost a year now and my family really likes it. The preaching is good and is doctrinally sound, the people are great and the relationships I have made are wonderful, my only problem with this church is the music is bad. Not bad as in the singing is bad or...
  8. M

    5000 Member PC(USA) Church Menlo Park Presbyterian votes to leave for the ECO

    Rev. (and Clinical Psychologist) John Ortberg's megachurch in Menlo Park, CA has voted to leave the PC(USA) for the Evangelical Covenant Order. John Ortberg's Megachurch Approved To Leave PC(USA) over Multisite | Gleanings | The mainline keeps slowly bleeding out.
  9. MMasztal

    Why do so many college kids leave the Church?

    My experience with high school kids in my school prompts me to ask this question. We’re all familiar with the Barna studies which show a large percentage of young adults raised in the Church leaving the Church when they go away to college. Answers in Genesis did another large study which found...
  10. Backwoods Presbyterian

    Ministers, How to Leave Your Current Church Well

    Fascinating interview with Michael Lawrence in the latest 9 Marks eJournal on his journey in leaving CHBC and going to another church. Enjoy! eJournal : Leave Your Church Well: An Interview with Michael Lawrence | 9Marks
  11. Backwoods Presbyterian

    When Should You Leave a Church?

    Mark Dever gives an excellent answer to Phillip Jensen's question... Phillip Jensen asks Mark Dever - When is it ever right to leave a church? on Vimeo
  12. J

    Is Dispensationalism (John Mcarthur) reason to leave an otherwise sound church?

    I attend a non-denominational church that is John MacArthur East. We have pastor and teachers from his seminary and teach verse by verse through the bible. It wan't until we hit Matthew 24 that the depth of the dispensationalist bent hit me in full. Is this something that I should leave the...
  13. Brian Withnell

    When can a pastor leave a church Biblically?

    One of the things I think about is that we speak of a call to ministry (being a pastor, elder, deacon, etc.) as being a call. We also speak of a calling to a particular work ... and here I'm thinking of calling to a particular church. This is usually more of an issue for pastors, but even for...
  14. ForHisGlory

    Should I Leave My Church?

    I've been struggling with whether I should leave my church, but I'm not sure if my reasons are primarily preferential or on the grounds of biblical errancy warranting a leave. I found an awesome reformed church in our city.......great theology.....biblical leadership/structure......biblical...
  15. E

    When is it appropriate to leave a particular church?

    I’d like to get some input and counsel on when it’s appropriate to leave a particular church and join another church. Just for quick background, the issue is not over the preaching, administration of sacraments, or exercising proper church discipline – although there are some concerns on that...
  16. N. Eshelman

    Church Unity and When to Leave a Church

    I have been having a discussion with a friend who is courting the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland. We disagree on some principles of unity and separation. Here are some of my thoughts. I would appreciate any feedback or correction from the Word of God. In His Bonds,
  17. R

    issue hits blogosphere- Democrats asked to leave Baptist church

    i don't think i have ever seen the instanteous volume of comments that this has provoked in the last few hours. i saw it first at: followed a link to...
  18. wsw201

    When should you leave a Church?

    Or, How much should you put up with before its time to leave the Church you are a member of?