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Do Hubbers Go To Church?

  1. fierycj profile image84
    fierycjposted 7 years ago

    I always notice how scanty the forums are on Sundays. I mean, I go to Church, but sometimes its so boring - sorry to say, but it really is, that I just log into a forum on my mobile phone before I doze off in there! smile but really, do hubbers go to Church or are they off doing something else? Let us know.

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      SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I go to church every Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. If it is boring to you maybe you are going to the wrong church.

      1. fierycj profile image84
        fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Its just that every once in a while they bring these boring preachers who hammer you with boringness - they practically put everyone to sleep. No kidding! When that happens I watch TBN practically all day!

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          SirDentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I never watch TBN.

      2. Lady_E profile image82
        Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Mon Ami Fiery, I will have to second this opinion. Maybe you should change church. How can God Bless one, if one is not paying attention.  smile

        EDIT: I go on Sunday's. Sometimes mid-week.

    2. Drew Breezzy profile image79
      Drew Breezzyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I did this morning big_smile

  2. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Should this go to religion?

    And yeah, i am in church 24/7 big_smile

  3. frogdropping profile image86
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    I'm a Confirmed Café Hopper.

    Does that count? I am religious about it. Go everyday (to several) and the same one every Sunday.

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 7 years ago

    my religious observance is Friday night. And I do enjoy Joel Osteen on Sunday night for his 1/2 hour show.

    1. fortunerep profile image60
      fortunerepposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Now I do like joel olsteen.  Pure bliss how can one man be so happy all the time?

  5. Pearldiver profile image86
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    Do Bears Shit in the Woods??

  6. Bard of Ely profile image87
    Bard of Elyposted 7 years ago

    Only to take photos!

  7. fortunerep profile image60
    fortunerepposted 7 years ago

    should go more, just go when mom calls and tells me I have to

    dori

  8. BrianFanslau profile image61
    BrianFanslauposted 7 years ago

    I'm headed out the door smile to Church. (weird to check this now everyday it seems) But yes I go to Church a very young and vibrant one. Age demographic is 80% of the church is 24-26

  9. goodfriendiam profile image60
    goodfriendiamposted 7 years ago

    I use to, but i have to agree with misha, i go everyday 24/7 and I don't have to leave home, hell I don't have to leave myself for that matter.....lol

  10. Randy Godwin profile image93
    Randy Godwinposted 7 years ago

    I'm an agnostic, buy yes I usually spend time in church on Sundays.  "Church" being the deep swamps and river in my rural area.  I bet my church is more beautiful, more peaceful, and more enjoyable than most attend.

  11. Valerie F profile image62
    Valerie Fposted 7 years ago

    I imagine a lot of hubbers do go to Church. I do.

  12. world of the wise profile image24
    world of the wiseposted 7 years ago

    In my country, its now monday. but i went last week, though for you my last week is your present week

  13. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    I go to church for weddings and funerals...

    1. Lissie profile image87
      Lissieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That's me too - though the thought that you could browse the web from an iPhone when forced to go to church as a kid would have been a whole less boring. These days I wouldn't be bored - I'd be argumentative - and then therefore banned LOL

  14. Pamela99 profile image84
    Pamela99posted 7 years ago

    Going to the right church is important. I hate to hear the terms religious or even religion discussed like it's all the same.  You don't have to be in church to have a personal relationship with your God.  I used to walk around stressed out half the time, too much to do, too little time, etc.  Now, I have a joy about life that came after I chose to honor God and develop that personal relationship.  I choose to go to church.  My church has great music, you dress any way you want to, they have several types of special groups you can join, and they are active in the communtiy. For instance they have a prison ministry where volunteers from the church go to the prison and teach those who want to be taught about God, about living skills like balancing a check book, and they can get there GED's  These men are getting out of prison and almost none are returning.  Going to that kind of church makes you know you are doing something that makes a positive difference in the world.

    1. world of the wise profile image24
      world of the wiseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Plz dont fear to tell us its name

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 7 years ago

    I hope this doesn't devolve into "my church is better than your church."

    For some going to church is an important part of worship, for some it's being part of a community. Just because we enjoy community-based worship doesn't mean that we don't enjoy nature or anything else. Or that we only pray in church.

    How did I end up in a religious thread anyway? Oh it was posted in the Hubber's Hangout...she says scampering away....to safety.

    1. Misha profile image76
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It's going exactly this way. And I already said it should go to religion forum, it is getting more and more clear with every post. smile

    2. fierycj profile image84
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I was trying to rear them in...i'm a friggin' Evangelist...ha ha ha ha

      1. AsherKade profile image77
        AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        hey fiery....did ya see what I said about African models? What a load of crap that comment made to me was...I agree with 100% about models-especially African ones not being accurately portrayed in the fashion industry...

        1. fierycj profile image84
          fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Hey, i'll take a look...

          1. AsherKade profile image77
            AsherKadeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            thanks man .... I DON'T appreciate ppl slamming my reputation with accusations of stereotyping and racism...damnit, thats why I don't show my face or talk a lot about myself so I can write what I want without being in a damn box of judgement...you're a cazy dude, but I think you're cool...loved bantering with ya the other night...not many can take it...

            1. fierycj profile image84
              fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              most people dont get me, they think I'm a loose canon, ha! But I can play down the flames, I'm a smart guy, I only play on peoples intellects, not like testing or anything, you know, just to see them for what they're worth. I have no patience for non-intellectuals, especially those who make themselves out to be just the opposite. I call them posers, phonies, plastics. The world can do without them. You aint so bad yourself, Asherkade. You're a fucking nut, too. wink

  16. AsherKade profile image77
    AsherKadeposted 7 years ago

    I go to church every Sunday. Some churches are boring, but not all of them...

  17. Shadesbreath profile image90
    Shadesbreathposted 7 years ago

    God, this guy is such a troll.  I can't believe ya'll still feed him after all this time.

  18. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    LOL Shades, sometimes he is fun to tease. But he's gone too far lately, I agree.

    1. fierycj profile image84
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Misha you cant stand my guts. I'm probably the only guy who doesn't suck up to you in here and you just cant stand it. Now go take a nap, old man. lol

  19. AEvans profile image70
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    The answer to your question is yes I attend Church it jump starts my week.smile

  20. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Whats a defination of a troll anyway??

    (sighs more internet jargon, I spose) lol

    1. XTASIS profile image60
      XTASISposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        What's a troll?

      1. fierycj profile image84
        fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Troll: its a malevolent mythological creature. Its pantheon is Scandinavian. It can either be part tree or part rock or both. I'm doing a hub series A-Z of Mythological Creatures. I'll be talking about them when I get to 'T'. wink

      2. AEvans profile image70
        AEvansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        That little man who lives under the bridge.lolololo big_smile Seriously it is someone who goes around making naughty comments jumping from thread to thread just to get a rise from others. smile

        1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
          Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks for the explanation, kinda thought that,but wasnt absolutely sure lol...oh no I did that one night lol
          not on purpose just couldnt settle,lol

  21. SweetiePie profile image84
    SweetiePieposted 7 years ago

    I used to go to church once and awhile, but as an adult honestly I am kind uncomfortable going.  When I went with close friends at a community church I actually felt comfortable in this small group, but there is nothing I hate more than the feeling of having to socialize with a new large group of people. 

    Also, some Christians are just more judging than others for my taste.  My friend goes to church and she tried to date a guy who was going to church for awhile, and he actually broke up with her for not being Christian enough for him.  She met her new boyfriend outside of church, so I feel at times church can isolate a person from good people outside of the organization.  This is especially true if a particular church advocates only dating people within the church, which is fine, but I do not like to close my mind to who can be my friends.

    1. fierycj profile image84
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I can be your friend. wink

      1. SweetiePie profile image84
        SweetiePieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        We are friends fiery smile.  Some churches are very great and welcoming, but it has been years since I went to one like that.  I think it is great people enjoy church though, if it brings them peace.

  22. kmackey32 profile image81
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    I work on sundays but I take the patients to church. Does that count? lol

    1. Davinagirl3 profile image59
      Davinagirl3posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It double counts!!!

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    gwennies penposted 7 years ago

    I have to agree with you SweetiePie, as having to go to church as a young child all through my young adult years, I found church goers were quite closed minded.  I never found a decent date within a church and learned the hard way that just because you don't attend one, doesn't mean you are not a good person.  Or that you aren't capable of love. I feel that what you believe should come from the heart...whether it is of God or that of what you choose...not what religion you have joined.

  24. asalvani profile image73
    asalvaniposted 7 years ago

    I love church, lets collect some money and buy one, then we can invite all Hubers to come and pray. smile

  25. dcollins33 profile image71
    dcollins33posted 7 years ago

    Just returned from Church and wish i was able to go more. if i dont catch sunday service i usually try to make it to bible study, one day during the week.. it refreshes me mentally, spiritually, and physically, not to mention get the chance to fellowship with other believers. GOD BLESS

  26. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 7 years ago

    We use to go every Sunday - then a big to do went down at our church and half the congregation left.  We've found another church we really enjoy, the music, the sermons & my son loves their youth group.  But its a HUGE church, and I don't feel connected to the people there at all, not like our old little church.

  27. Mireille G profile image78
    Mireille Gposted 7 years ago

    I attend services on Friday night. Sunday I work. But some members also tend to family obligations on Sundays. That is when the kids come home to visit, (they don't work or go to school on that day), that is the day when families go shopping for the week, or back yard 'fun'.
    I think internet surfing not just for us but for regular surfers as well is lighter on Sundays.

  28. Shadesbreath profile image90
    Shadesbreathposted 7 years ago

    In Internet parlance: a troll is someone who presents controversial topics on forums and then stirs the pot of emotions with no other point than to be involved in the conflict.  Some are better than others at keeping the flames going.  The ones with "good" troll skills can make it nearly impossible for reasonable, thinking people not to feel compelled to say something in response.  But that is how you feed them. 

    If you want to put together some evidence, have a look at just the titles of forum posts begun by this sort of creature and you will see the pattern immediately.  Always polemic, or dancing along the edges of polemics or some other hot button.  The slightest veil of genuine concern or interest on topic "X" to get it going, and always embroiled in conflict by the end.

    Wasting thoughtful comments on someone like that is akin to stuffing live butterflies into the garbage disposal.

    (Even a post like this will feed one.  The morsel makes me cringe even as it drops from my keyboard.)

  29. achase profile image60
    achaseposted 7 years ago

    I sure do because I believe that we all need to be reminded that there's Someone higher than we are and that we need His Divine help.

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    isis_dreams2002posted 7 years ago

    no I do not

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    mtsi1098posted 7 years ago

    I attend church but not on a regular basis - does working the church festival count?

 
working