Maybe you are one of the DONES – Done with Religion – or someone who thinks of themselves as SBNR – Spiritual But Not Religious.
Perhaps you would describe yourself as an Ex-Christian, Agnostic or Atheist who is still asking questions.
Many have become ‘disillusioned’ with some aspects of what they had been taught about the Christian RELIGION (or CHRISTENDOM).
[This seems to have been an important part of my journey and I have explained in some detail what I understand by this – see sidebar for link].
Many people within the different denominations recognise that some things need to change. Others recognise that any denomination can only take its people as far as their own traditions and denominational theology will allow, and are looking for some of those deeper insights.
Some have been abused by leaders; some are angry that they have been deceived while others have simply let go of what they had been taught.
Perhaps you have considered some of the very diverse views of people who describe themselves as Progressive Christians where some are working from within while others have moved beyond the confines of their own denomination. Where is Progressive Christianity Heading? – see sidebar.