Who's God is best?
This is the question my husband and I are trying to find answers to in our quest to join a church this year. First, we have to figure out which denomination we agree most with. Have you SEEN how many there are in America? I found a book in our massive library collection that gave an overview of each denomination of Christianity in the US. There are at least 66, currently. Talk about daunting!
I would imagine that most Christians or other religious believers follow the path of that which they were raised. Or, they come from a backround that involved many denominatons within their family. Maybe one grandmother was Catholic, the other Southern Baptist, an aunt who's Non-denominational or the uncle who's just decided to believe nothing at all.
I've also observed that one has to be careful of the conversations or questions you may have concerning someone's particular denomination or personal beliefs. Get too in depth and you can step on toes or cross over into a gray area of understanding of their own church's doctrine.
So, we've decided to try different churches within several denominations over the next year. While we are Christians, neither of us wants to just attend a church as if only paying our dues to God. We want to find a church home, one that we can raise Isabella to be a part of because we truly want to be there, not because we're pressured to just go SOMEWHERE.
It is amazing when you really look into different churches' doctrine how the details can be quite extreme one way or another from what you really believe.
As New Year's Resolution, or perhaps more of a New Spiritual Resolution, we will begin our mission soon. Where we begin is beyond us. Maybe we'll just start with a prayer.