Is It Okay to Quit My Church? Five Questions You Should Ask


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During the pandemic, many pastors and other church leaders became weary and frustrated. Mark and Thom respond to those leaders who are asking if it is okay to quit their churches.

1. Have you given this matter to prolonged prayer?

2. Is this a circumstantial frustration that may pass in time?

3. How does your spouse feel about your quitting?

4. What do you plan to do next?

5. What will you miss most about the church you are leaving?


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