We all know people who seemed to be going great with God and then slowly drifted away. It’s really, sad. ☹
It’s not technically impossible to be a Christian and not be part of a church however, it nearly is!!!
It is also not God’s plan; Christ followers were designed to be part of a spiritual family and His people i.e. the Church.
Often people aren’t at church because they have been legitimately hurt. From my experience more often than not, people aren’t at church because they just stopped going for a few weeks and no one chased them up. That’s really, tragic!!
Make a list of people you know that may not be continuing with their faith or church.
Pray for God to move in their life. You may need to repent over a sin of omission.
Why don’t you give them a call and see how they are?
If you are a prodigal and your reading this and you don’t go to church any more. We’re really, really sorry. Please forgive us if we’ve hurt you.
But get your self back right with God and back to church Jesus is perfect, Jesus is good, Jesus is the way the Truth and the Life even when often we’re not.
Helpful Bible Verses
And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.