Why go to church?
To worship Jesus Christ
‘And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ Mark 12:30
To be around God's people
“and let’s consider how to encourage one another in love and good deeds,” Heb. 10:24
We are commanded to
“not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more, as you see the day drawing near.” Heb. 10:25
To learn something new
“…teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo I am with you always even to the end of the age.” Matt. 28:20a
To remember something you forgot
“I shall remember the deeds of the LORD; Surely I will remember Thy wonders of old.” Ps 77:11
We need your gifts and you need ours
“A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other.” 1 Cor. 12:7
To get saved
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” Rom. 1:16
top 10 reasons Americans don't go to church
They don’t like the pastor.
They don’t like the music.
They don’t like the worship style
Christians are a bunch of hypocrites.
Talk too much about sin.
Don’t talk enough about sin.
Don’t like certain people that go there
Other activities on Sunday are more important.
Too lazy to get up and go.
Don’t believe in God
Bonus: The church is not biblically sound*
*only legitimate reason; find one that is