Why I Left the Church of Christ
To Be Clear
I currently don't identify well with the typical Christian or church-goer. If you read Reversed Conversion,
you will clearly find that the word "church" has nothing to do with a "brick & mortar building." Therefore, when I state, "I left the Church of Christ," I'm declaring I no longer feel compelled to associate with the current trend of "going to church"—especially when in the context of Sunday Services.
Excerpt From REVERSED CONVERSION
A recent article in Relevant Magazine points out, “Many churches today spend most of their revenue on salaries, building mortgages and other material supplements to ministry. Look at any church budget and you’ll probably find 1 or 2 percent of church funds allocated to benevolence—helping poor people in need.”1
So, in my opinion, today’s model is obsolete. But beyond the practical dysfunction is the actual illness of organized religion—it’s not set up to enhance your initial conversion or produce ongoing awakenings. Though it means well, in the majority of cases, it merely indoctrinates you to avoid certain people, places, and things—labeling this as "discipleship." ...