The case for organized religion

While critics of organized religion may point to hypocrisy, the bad examples of some are not reasons to reject faith in God or his church.

While it is true that some have twisted God’s word to suit their personal agendas or to justify cruelty to their fellow man, God’s church remains a beacon amidst the groping fog of the "carnal mind" (Romans 8:7).

Those who thumb their noses at the structure of the church in pursuit of self-directed worship are often slaves to self-exploration, or worse, self-promotion. The choice to reject God’s church in the name of personal freedom may be the most confining choice of all.

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