Loving The Church Enough To Leave It

Posted: May 8, 2015 in Uncategorized

I would also add that, unfortunately, in most churches to bring about change, one must have the ability and influence to control funds in such a way that leadership takes notice. This is a well written post that I hope those who know me personally read and take to heart.

john pavlovitz


If you don’t like what’s happening in the Church, what are you doing about it?

That’s the familiar refrain I hear from Christians who take offense at criticisms of the religious institution known as the Church. They’ll accuse me and those like me of being angry malcontents; serial complainers who have no real desire to make things better, who simply delight in publicly dragging Christianity through the mud.

They write us off as heretics and haters and claim that we have abandoned our faith and rejected God.

They couldn’t be more wrong.

What they don’t understand (or conveniently choose not to understand), is that it is precisely our enduring love for the Church, one we see as already well submerged in the mud, that compels us to speak. It is our very passionate and persevering faith in God that stirs us to engage in a spirited fight for the things that bear His name.

We are trying to rescue…

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