Published: 3 years ago

Flashback Friday: Nobody Cares About Your Rules

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!

I have a theory about Church People.

I’m allowed to have theories about Church People, because I myself am a Church Person. Born and bred. All my life plus nine months. Went straight from the hospital nursery to the church nursery. I have Sunday School attendance pins that’ll run from my neck to my navel.

Editor’s note: That’s disgusting.

So it’s okay that I theorize that there are some Church People that are – ahem – bullies. And the reason I think they’re bullies is because they don’t get to have their way in real life.

Think about it: they work in middle management, they never made captain of the football team, and maybe they’re henpecked at home. But at church? Well, church is a different story. They’re somebody at church. They have a title. They lead a committee. They know the details and nuances of the by-laws that keeps ’em in control and other people under their thumb.

And Church People make for fun business meetings. But they make for a horrible church.

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