WHY GO TO CHURCH
A church goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sence to go to church every Sunday. "I've gone for 30 years now," he wrote, "and in the time I have heard some thing like 3,000 sermons. But for the life of me, I can't remember a single one of them. So, I think I'm wasting my time and the pastors are wasting theirs by giving sermons at all."
This started a real conteroversy in the "Letters to the Editor" column, much to the delight of the editor. It went on for weeks until someone wrote this clincher:
"I've been married for 30 years now. In that time my wife has cooked some 32,000 meals. But, for the life of me, I cannot recall the entire menu for a single one of those meals. But I do know this: They all nourished me and gave me the strenghth I needed to do my work. If my wife had not given me these meals, I would be physically dead today. Likewise, if I had not gone to church for nourishent, I would be spiritually dead today !"