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shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/15/13 1:56 pm

We did when we belonged to the church, but then Election Day came and I discovered that "the church" had political opinions and they were not in line with mine (not that that should matter - churches should not politic from the pulpit) so we left

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/15/13 1:56 pm

And took our tithes with us. Now we just donate to charity

Liberty 4,032,064
07/15/13 1:58 pm

Did you have theological differences, or just political?

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/15/13 2:02 pm

I had some theological differences with the denomination, but not with what was preached at the church on a regular basis except for a few issues, on which on knew I felt different. The problem really was a political rally that told me I could vote

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/15/13 2:05 pm

For the Republican ticket or the devil essentially. It was okay though. I needed to learn that one should place their faith in God and not in people, which was a lessen I had needed to learn for a long time. It worked out and I found another

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/15/13 2:06 pm

Church to attend when I need church, but we are need members, so we do not tithe - we do donate when we attend

Liberty 4,032,064
07/15/13 2:28 pm

Interesting. I'm Baptist, so we strictly avoid politics in the service. What denomination were/are you?

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/15/13 2:32 pm

Both churches - the one I left and the one I go to now are very conservative Assemblies of God

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/15/13 2:35 pm

I am VERY liberal but I love the fact that they believe in the speaking in being in the sprit and in Pentecost. I don't believe in no dancing, men and women not being able to be in the same room, and I'm pro-choice

Liberty 4,032,064
07/15/13 1:01 pm

We tithe 10% of what we bring in.