Denominational labels-Methodists, Catholic- Baptist- Church of God. Bad experience perhaps with a certain denomination.
Does organized religion mean there are certain rules, beliefs, guidelines that are followed as opposed to a disorganized religion that has no rules, no set beliefs or guidelines?
People seem to have a problem with religion especially when that religion puts more emphasis on knowing and following the rules than they do on knowing God in a personal way that can come only through Jesus Christ.
The church was never meant to be a place where certain religious leaders are set up to judge and condemn all those who don’t live up to their standards.
The church is made up of people who have come to realize that they need a savior and that Jesus is him.
People who have problems, issues, who are imperfect but have joined together as the church to help, encourage and pray for each other.