Shema Sun, January 13th
My MIL keeps trying to get me to go to her church that isn't a domination that I was raised in.. she's Pentecostal I'm baptist. I went with her once, she just asked again and I explained to her that I may go in the morning but I'm used to baptist churches and that if I didn't return to my home church soon id find a church home in our area... was I wrong for that?
Elli B 1 like
Not wrong, if you arent comfortable or its not what you’re used to thats fine
Aline C 1 like
Nothing wrong with that. My MIL asked me why we don't move to her church and I said no because service is too long
Kat E 2 likes
There's nothing wrong with it at all. Although as someone who has regularly attended both Pentecostal and Baptist churches, they are very similar. (Well, there are extremes on both ends but on average they're very similar) Although I can understand why you would feel uncomfortable. You have to make the choice that is best for your family. However, checking out new denominations can be fun. I have done it a few times myself.
Cristine C 1 like
You're not wrong. This is solely about you and how you want to spend your time worshiping. Don't alter what you want for someone else.
Mommy And M 1 like
Worship is personal I feel and each person is comfortable or connects best to churches that teaches in ways they relate to and identify with. I grew up Southern Baptist and later became Pentecostal and then later Non Denominational. I think as I grew spiritually my needs changed. Only you can know what you will most identify with. I wouldn't be pressured into attending where I wasn't comfortable
JustinJr’s M 1 like
Im Pentecostal too and I just leave fsmily alone I don't push family into going but the whole Pentecostal movement is very strong on trying to get people to visit , I totally understand where you're at and up you are not wrong for telling the truth !! She shouldn't get offended
Other Questions In The SmartMom Community
Mommy And M asks My wife and son went out of state to see her family because her grandparents are not doing well. I talked to him on FaceTime this morning and asked him if he missed me. He said, oh boy, I sure do! Sweet boy. They will be gone a week. I'm trying to do nothing while they are gone. Just going to work and resting.
Stephanie asks My son will be going to TK next year. I don't have to walk him into class I just drop him off in the kindergarten line. Hes still in a 5pt harness. My question is, should I leave him in his 5pt harness or should I put him in a high back booster. I watched the kindergarteners get dropped off this morning and they are all in like booster seats and the parents stop and the kids just hop out.Download SmartMom Today