Today I read an article that made me very sad. It was written by a woman whom I respect, though we disagree on some things. This particular article about which I will not disclose any more details than what I have here arrived at some conclusions that I do not share, but what disappointed me was the author's tone. It was not loving toward other women.
And there will always be the anticipated themes of relocation or personal crises. We should recognize those issues, though we can respond to the latter more than the former. But all the research studies of which I am aware, including my own, return to one major theme to explain the exodus of church members: a sense of some need not being filled. In other words, these members have ideas of what a local congregation should provide for them, and they leave because those provisions have not been met.
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Enid Strict , better known as The Church Lady , is a recurring character from a series of sketches on the American television show, Saturday Night Live , that appeared from to , and again in , , , and On her show which only lasts the duration of the sketch itself she has multiple guests, usually celebrities of the time played by other cast members of SNL or by the actual celebrities themselves usually whoever is guest-hosting that week's SNL episode, appearing as themselves , who appear to be interviewed by her. However, the interviews are only a guise for her to call the celebrity guests out on their various alleged sins which are often publicly known news events of the day. They initially receive sarcastic praises from her, until the interview eventually degrades into a tirade against their apparent lack of piety and their secular lifestyles, culminating with her judgmental admonishments and damnation.