Fifty Reasons for going to Church

  1. The Bible indicates it’s what we should do. (Hebrews 10:25)
  2. You will have the opportunity to worship God.
  3. You will likely have some of life’s big questions answered.
  4. The preaching of the Bible will help set a direction for your life.
  5. You will probably make some new friends.
  6. You’ll probably see some old friends.
  7. If you’re single, you may meet someone.
  8. It will help you define what you believe.
  9. It will help you understand the Bible.
  10. If you have children, it will teach them to value God and His Church.
  11. People who attend church usually live longer (if in doubt, google it).
  12. You’ll sing inspirational songs that will carry you during the week.
  13. It will encourage you that God is good (if it doesn’t, it should).
  14. It will help you to look outside yourself.
  15. It will provide an opportunity to give financially to those in need.
  16. You’ll receive love from other people.
  17. You’ll be able to show love toward others.
  18. You’ll hear about the great things God is doing locally and throughout the earth.
  19. You’ll be prayed for.
  20. You will be able to pray for others.
  21. You will be able to worship God with other like-minded people.
  22. You’ve probably got nothing better to do. (TV or sleeping-in don’t count as better!)
  23. It honours God.
  24. Because gathering is part of what it means to be a Christian.
  25. Because it’s good to have your views and opinions challenged.
  26. Because we all need regular reminders of our position in Christ.
  27. It will help you acknowledge and confess your sins.
  28. It will help you end one week, and starts the next, with the right focus.
  29. It’s a break from work.
  30. It’s where your real friends are.
  31. It helps bring perspective and feeds the soul.
  32. The discipline of going will help you be disciplined across all areas of life.
  33. It will allow for support in times of need.
  34. It promotes stability in your life.
  35. It will help you to be a happy person.
  36. It will provide you with an opportunity to share in communion.
  37. It will help you be a better member of your local community.
  38. Because you want to go.
  39. It’s a pleasant experience.
  40. It will give you the opportunity to express yourself in song.
  41. It beats staying at home and being alone.
  42. You get to put your Sunday best on… (or your skinny jeans).
  43. You’ll meet like-minded people.
  44. It will remind you that you’re not alone.
  45. It will bring with it tangible and intangible blessing.
  46. It’s a declaration that you’re a Christian.
  47. It will bring joy to your life.
  48. A miracle you need may come to pass.
  49. Because it’s the right thing to do.
  50. It will literally change your life for eternity!


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    Stephen Probert says:

    A great list of reasons for going to Church, I particularly like no. 29 ‘It’s a break from work’.

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