In this video I share five reasons people either a) decide not to join the Amish (that is, decide not to be baptized), or b) leave the Amish church after joining.

I call it “leaving” in either case (and explain that at the beginning), even though the consequences are different.

Not everyone who is born Amish decides to be baptized in the faith. And those who do, sometimes decide to not be a member of an Amish church at some point later in life. Sometime that comes relatively soon after joining. For others, it can be decades later.

Actually, I give you six reasons (I include one bonus reason at the end), and there are no doubt more. But these would be among the most common. Runtime: 6:05.

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