EPIKOS CHURCH - REAL PEOPLE. REAL STORIES. AMAZING GOD.
Hagar was passing through Shur on her way back to Egypt, a land signified by bondage and worship of false gods.
Due to an offense in Abraham's house, a house of God's blessing, she was running back to her old life.
So often believers run from the church and back into the arms of the world because of an offense.
What to Do When Offended by a Church
God's answer... go back and humble yourself and I will bless you there.
In cases of true abuse or manipulation it is wise to seek counsel with a neutral pastor or a believer you trust. But in genera it is best to remember God is the one who blesses. As we submit ourselves to the authority He put in our lives he will watch over us and we can be sure that he will bring blessing on our lives.