Relationships. God made us for relationship: with Him and with each other. In the practical realities of life, many translate that into being active in a local church. I absolutely encourage that, but what if you’re a military family who is constantly on the move. What if you arrive at a duty station knowing you will be leaving in twelve months, or what if you’ve been looking for six months and just can’t find a good-fitting church for your family?
Truthfully, even military families that plan to be at a duty station for three or four years can hold back from a local church. It’s easy to just show up on Sunday for service and then walk out the front doors without knowing anything about the people with whom you just spent an hour. … Want to read more?