Many Christians leave the church in search of relevant ministry – Why is attendance plummeting in many Mainline congregations? Presbyterian pastor and author J. Patrick Vaughan says that many are fed up with church life marked by conflict, cliquishness and emphasis on institutional survival. Looking for a welcoming community where they can find God, instead they discover an inward-looking church that is unfriendly and judgmental, says Vaughan, who offers some great ideas to get out of that trap.