Strawberry Letter

I Just Can't Do Church

Dear Steve and Shirley, I am writing you because I need your advice on how to talk to my mom. My mother is a very religious church-going woman and I don’t share her love for church. I lie to her every Sunday when she asks if I have been to church. I am a Christian and I believe in God and I thank Him daily for everything that I am blessed with… But, I despise church. I don’t think church is necessary to have a relationship with God because so many of the churches today are full of pulpit pimps that manipulate women for sex and money. My mom’s church is no exception. Her church is full of sheep that follow this pulpit pimp blindly and after church, they are the biggest hypocrites and most hateful people………..
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