Running Out of Options

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They will come.....

First of all, your comments regarding the death of the Western Church is accurate. Denominations are dying a slow and agonizing death. The death is occurring because of the rise of legalism in the denominations. Denominations are a thing of the past and it's probably a good idea to let them die. Non-denominational churches are thriving in some areas. I am leaving the UMC for a non-denominational church that is grounded in the Bible- Biblical inerrancy. No middle ground, no doubt and no compromise--take it or leave it. If you want to meet Jesus, be connected to like minded believers....come on in. Are we surprised that the UMC is shrinking? This is a denomination whose mantra is to make disciples. We can't even agree on what a disciple is. And the board of Discipleship is a joke. It has been said that Methodists do not go back to the Bible for anything. In the 3 denominations I've attended, and countless non-denominational churches, Methodists are the most Biblically illiterate of all. We can't even get the local UMC congregants to bring a Bible to church! Youth groups in the UMC are dying. That's not the case across all US churches. Its the Bible focus on the Bible, speak truth, and they will come.

Jeff Lucas 108 days ago

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