55 + reasons you probably joined the wrong church.

  1. You probably joined the wrong church, if you have to ask the ministry to take a dump. You get the picture.
  2. You probably joined the wrong church, if you only visit relatives at funeral.
  3. You probably joined the wrong church, if being around people that do not attend the same church with you makes you uncomfortable.
  4. You probably joined the wrong church, if you often feel relieved that you were not singled out during service.
  5. You probably joined the wrong church, if there is a disfellowship during regular service, and the church continued with service as usual.
  6. You probably joined the wrong church, if you ever thought; I do not want to hear no prophecies today.
  7. You probably joined the wrong church, if fear of death and hell is used to bring submission and obedience.
  8. You probably joined the wrong church, if you often use phrases like “I have to ask the ministry”, or “The ministry said”, or “You better ask the ministry”.
  9. You probably joined the wrong church, if disfellowship is a normal practice.
  10. You probably joined the wrong church, if you heard these words “God is going to make you an example to strike fear in the rest of the people”.
  11. You probably joined the wrong church, if you get mad at a person who leaves your church.
  12. You probably joined the wrong church, if you feel condemned for questioning the ministry.
  13. You probably joined the wrong church, if your ministry buys you gifts and now you feel obligated and bound.
  14. You probably joined the wrong church, if you see favoritism in leadership, but you fear to speak out.
  15. You probably joined the wrong church, if you are pressured by your leaders to separate from your spouse and family.
  16. You probably joined the wrong church, if you cannot think for yourself or family without involving the ministry.
  17. You probably joined the wrong church, if you cannot attend another service without permission or companied by your ministry.
  18. You probably joined the wrong church, if you cannot attend another church service without feeling disloyal to your ministry.
  19. You probably joined the wrong church, if you often feel isolated from people outside your church.
  20. You probably joined the wrong church, if offerings and tithing takes up most of the service.
  21. You probably joined the wrong church, if you fell outside the in-group when certain members are unhappy with you.
  22. You probably joined the wrong church, if the only time you contact people outside your church is to get financial support for up and coming events.
  23. You probably joined the wrong church, if your leadership has convinced you they are more spiritual than you and now you feel compelled to be like them.
  24. You probably joined the wrong church, if you feel people on the outside is against your ministry.
  25. You probably joined the wrong church, if you only love people in your circle.
  26. You probably joined the wrong church, if special knowledge of the word can only come through certain people that are deemed more spiritual.
  27. You probably joined the wrong church, if you are in need and have to fill out paperwork to get service.
  28. You probably joined the wrong church, if the ministry loans you money.
  29. You probably joined the wrong church, if you can only participate in certain activities if certain people that are more spiritual select you.
  30. You probably joined the wrong church, if the pastor payroll is the largest expense on the books.
  31. You probably joined the wrong church, if their biggest plan for the future is the building project.
  32. You probably joined the wrong church, if you cannot remember the last time the ministry outreach in the community.
  33. You probably joined the wrong church, if your church holds a hundred dollar line, fifty-dollar line or twenty-dollar line.
  34. You probably joined the wrong church, if you joined only for the youth program.
  35. You probably joined the wrong church, if leader positions are given as a means to control and keep people from leaving.
  36. You probably joined the wrong church, if leadership gets a free pass for sin because they are unapproachable.
  37. You probably joined the wrong church, if you ever heard leadership refer to you as belonging to them; their “Members or You’re a member of our”
  38. You probably joined the wrong church, if you feel the good experiences you have had is worth the ongoing abuse you receive.
  39. You probably joined the wrong church, if you want, your spouse or family to be more like someone else in your church.
  40. You probably joined the wrong church, if you feel closer to God because you are in good standing with certain people in the church.
  41. You probably joined the wrong church, if you just love the praise and worship music and the atmosphere.
  42. You probably joined the wrong church, if you’re there only because you were told you had to.
  43. You probably joined the wrong church, if you quote your leadership as doctrine.
  44. You probably joined the wrong church, if prophecy spoken by those deemed more spiritual is not judged.
  45. You probably joined the wrong church, if you ignore what you know, your feelings and conscience, to maintain peace.
  46. You probably joined the wrong church, if you hear a prophecy, and it does not happen and there is always a good reason why.
  47. You probably joined the wrong church, if you go to other churches to showing them the error of their ways.
  48. You probably joined the wrong church, if you often hear “WE have the truth, WE are the only, WE have been given, WE are the only way, or We have the power, etc.
  49. You probably joined the wrong church, if their fundraisers are mostly for building projects.
  50. You probably joined the wrong church, if praise and worship take up most of the service.
  51. You probably joined the wrong church, if you only feel valued if you are part of the leadership role in the church.
  52. You probably joined the wrong church, if you feel comfortable and never convicted.
  53. You probably joined the wrong church, if your walk with God just keep getting heavier.
  54. You probably joined the wrong church, if you rather not be there and within you want to leave, but you fear what people might say.
  55. You probably joined the wrong church, if you believe people aren’t saved unless their salvation is approved by your ministry.
  56. You probably joined the wrong church, if you or your ministry think people that are not with them is going against God.
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