Why I Don't Go To Church Anymore

I was born into Christianity, my mum was an usher and my dad was a chorister in our church. I loved going to church when I was a kid because it was a normal thing but I was happy to go watch my dad sing. Growing up reading my bible I came to believe that there is one commandment greater than the 10 commandment, which is "go yee therefore and preach the gospel" but are our pastors doing that now? Are they preaching about being saved? Are they preaching about faith? To me the answer is "NO" well someones still do but most ones don't.

What u will hear in the church now is "tithe" our pastors are only preaching about paying our tithe, why. Is it because of the money? I don't know but I know if you enter a church now in a sermon if you don't hear the pastor say tithe then stay there and don't leave. Since when I noticed this I don't attend church sermons anymore.

Is it only me that is thinking this way? Is it my fault I don't go to church any longer? Please tell me in your comments below.

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  • One shouldn't because pastor is preaching about tithe one should not go to church.

    Tithe its self its a command from God almighty with a promise. According to Malachi 3vs10.

    If although one pays his/her tithe,that person does it to obey the commandment of the word of God not the commandment of man.

    Anybody going to church is for their own benefits not for the benefits of another.

    If one insist on not going to church, one does his/her Self good or bad.

    After all so many were called few were choosen

    - Okpala izuchukwu - 2019-11-24 21:09:42 Quote

  • You don't have to do that it's a most for you to pay your tithe every church will surely tell you to pay your tithe cause God only asked for 10% so I don't see any bad in u paying your tithe it's your faith don't think about where the money is going 

    - Joshua Adewoyin - 2019-11-24 23:12:47 Quote

  • First of all you need to ask yourself if paying of tithe is wrong. The answer is no, a lot of testimonies have come from paying of tithe. But if you feel that the church you used to attend only request money from you and don't really preach the gospel then you just need to find the right church for yourself.

    - Okemena Olokor - 2019-11-25 10:05:42 Quote

  • Paying your tithe is part of being committed to the church, don't get me wrong here; when you are a member of a certain organization there are some activities that are expected of you.

    In church it's also a kind of activity members perform to give thanks to the Lord for all the good deeds in their lives. Further more, that shouldn't stop you from worshipping God as it's what you attend service to do.

    - Mark Olen - 2019-11-25 12:06:52 Quote

  • In Nigeria now mostly, churces and mosque has turn to business places 

    Fake pastors are everywhere same as fake Alfa/imam all in the name of money 

    My advice was just that whatever you believed in, don't think of the leader and quit because u have to serve your God not for them but for yourself 

    - Issa Abdulganiyu - 2019-11-25 13:11:54 Quote

  • You don't have to stop going to church because of a pastor. True, there are pastors or the so-called men of God who only preach about money but the fact still remains that you have to worship God. Just do your part. Have faith and do what is right. God sees everyone's heart and he knows his people. 

    - Alex Kujore - 2019-11-25 13:24:06 Quote

  • Remember to keep the Sabbath holy was a commandment too, the fact that these things happen in the church should not stop you from going to church, it is between them and God if they are not being sincere, go to church worship God in truth and go back home

    - Precious IZIEGBE - 2019-11-25 20:52:47 Quote

  • It all depends on what you believe and what works for you to bring financial blessings. I strongly believe that one's blessings are not tired to tithing but you still need to go to church at least to strengthen your spirit man because believe me this world is controlled by the spiritual.

    - Alfred Aniche - 2019-11-26 02:48:50 Quote

  • Well you've said it all about churches we find now everyone is thinking prosperity and no one is thinking eternity. The big question you should ask ur self is this am I really going to stay home because of the preaching about tithe or am I gonna go to church to worship God. There are churches which still preach God and all and like the Bible said  "God orders the steps of the righteous" so you could ask him to order ur steps to the right place!

    - Isaiah Pam - 2019-11-26 11:39:23 Quote

  • You are not going to church to worship human rather you there to worship your creator the great man in battle.Besides 10percent is not too much for God after all God is the person that's providing for your needs.Pls have a rethink and go back to church to worship God not human.

    - Adeolu Gbemi - 2019-11-26 15:49:31 Quote

  • Well in my opinion I will tell you my brother I have experience it too.. Always talking about title and offering.. But that doesn't mean you should stop going to church.. Because you are not worshipping your fellow human being but your God our God in heaven so never loss your faith in God 

    - Morrison Preye - 2019-11-26 21:59:20 Quote

  • You don't have to stop going to church because of a pastor. True, there are pastors or the so-called men of God who only preach about money but the fact still remains that you have to worship God. Just do your part. Have faith and do what is right. God sees everyone's heart and he knows his people. 

    - Ogunbiyi Oluwatosin - 2019-11-27 06:41:14 Quote

  • You should not stop going to church because of what the pastors are preaching or what somebody said. Your submission and total believe in God should be your paramount priority. If you feel like the pastor in your church is not doing well enough for you, you can change your church to another one that suits you believe irrespective of that you shouldn't sin to God because of a pastor

    - Anthonia Morebise - 2019-11-27 13:53:22 Quote

  • I would say there is hardly no church that doesn't talk about tithes and offering. But, that doesn't stop you from attending church sermon. The main problem with our pastors is that they focus more on church funds than the salvation of the people in the church.I would advice you to start going to church again, and forget the past. 

    - Akanji Segun - 2019-11-28 09:50:48 Quote

  • That's bad. But are you going to church because of pastors? Do they force you to pay tithe and offering? All no. But it is mandatory to praise and worship God. Though it may be a little awkward to go to church without putting offering, but if you don't have, God understands...

    - Nduke-Abasi Michael - 2019-11-28 11:07:55 Quote

  • This should be an issue only if you're not paying your tithe because you'll always feel the pastor is talking to you and it might piss you off.....

    Tithing is good and it cannot be over emphasized.....So saying you stopped going to church because of that that then it's on you not the pastors.

    - Enitan Ajakaiye - 2019-11-28 11:42:06 Quote

  • First I think you should go to a church where your spirit aligns because not all churches force their members to pay tithe.

    Secondly, it is not wrong to pay tithe. We are instructed to give a certain percentage (10%) of our earnings to God. This is to help in the growth and upkeep of the church.

    If there is no tithe and offering who will buy the seats in church or the offering baskets etc.

    - Ubongabasi Sampson Akpan - 2019-11-30 09:28:42 Quote

  • Firstly, In my opinion, I don't think you have gone around enough to make such a conclusion. There are at the very least, well over a thousand churches in Nigeria. To assume that most church pastors preach tithes and offering would mean that you must have gone to at least 500 churches and above. If not, you can't assume that most pastors only talk about to tithes because that is just not true. Secondly, if a pastor keeps emphasizing on tithes and offerings and you know that this man is a man of God then you must understand that he's only doing so because its an area his flock is lacking in and you can't take in the parts of the Gospel that comfort you while rejecting others. So, to me, this isn't reason enough to generally stop going to church.

    - Favour Eric - 2019-12-06 09:44:36 Quote

  • Well pastor preaching about tithes shouldn't be the reason you should stop going to church after all,the purpose of going to church is to worship so no matter what you shouldn't stop going to church and I don't think you've been to all the churches in nigeria for you to jump to conclusion that they always preach about tithes

    - Olatunbosun Tobiloba - 2019-12-09 03:37:05 Quote

  • Staying away from church because pastors preach about tithe is not the best. Heavenly race is on individual basis. Tithing is biblical and if you don't feel like paying tithe continue with your service to God till a day when you will get full conviction from God that tithing is as important as every other commandments and is also a part of your commitment to God.

    - Victor Ogbonnaya onuoha - 2019-12-12 11:54:09 Quote

  • Preaching about tithe shouldn't be the reason why anyone should stop going to church. However, preaching about payment of funds to church could be an issue where and when its excessive and it starts to seem like the pastor is always requesting for money for this or that.  And in any case where that happens, its still not enough for you to stop attending church in general , you could try another church instead

    - Lara Ola-Folorunso - 2020-01-04 00:26:17 Quote

  • Tithing is one thing a true believer must do because it is clearly written in the Bible, however no church forces its members to pay tithe if you don't feel like paying tithe don't pay. 

    That churches preach about paying tithe should not stop you from going to church please. 

    - Raphael Adamu - 2020-01-07 22:47:46 Quote

  • If the church u attending is not preaching the true gospel,like diverting the gospel of Christ to gospel of tithe and money,its just simple u change to any other church of your choice. There are over a thousand different church in Nigeria alone,just remember salvation is a personal race,don't let a pastor change your feelings about the church of God or the christian religoin.

    - Thankgod Olabode - 2020-01-29 22:57:42 Quote

  • I guess it your fault you no longer go to church because you can't say because your pastor is preaching concerning tithe you won't go to church again, of course he is going to preach about tithe because it's important and it's with the tithe,offering and contributions from other people the pastor is using to build the church... there is no church they don't preach about tithe, Just go to church and listen to the sermon and stop having the thoughts that pastors preach about tithe alone 

    - Ajayi okikiola Deborah - 2020-01-29 22:58:28 Quote

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