Blended families! Masturbation! Ethnic Self-Hate! Racism! Sexism! Having Children out of Wedlock! Mental Illness!
Although I have no grounds to say that most churches ignore these subjects and subjects as controversial as these because I have not been to, seen, or heard the sermons preached at most churches, the truth of the matter is that in my limited sphere, I have heard complaints from many people who say that their churches skip over many of the subjects that plague its members the most. In fact, this past weekend, I had three separate conversations with individuals who said they wish the things that were heavy on their minds were discussed in church.