Old Catholic Church in North America ESTABLISHED: 1950 by Grant Timothy Billet, consecrated by Carfora LOCATION: Santa Monica,CA MEMBERSHIP: (1992) 26 churches in the U.S. 188 members 43 clergy WEIRD! JUST ANOTHER SPLINTER GROUP CLAIMING TO BE THE ONE TRUE CHURCH. HOW IN THE WORLD DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH THESE PEOPLE OUT OF ALL THE RELIGIONS AND CHURCHES IN NORTH AMERICA? YOU SAY YOUR DESIRE TO SERVE GOD EVENTUALLY LED YOU TO JOIN THESE GUYS. YOU ARE ONLY 21 FOR GODS SAKE! HAHA YOU DIDNT EVEN GIVE YOURSELF TIME TO LOOK AROUND AND LEARN ABOUT ANY RELIGIONS. WHAT DID YOU DO, TAKE A CORRESPONDENCE COURSE? Im not trying to attack you, its just that this is weird:) Hey, if im persecuting you, it must be the TRUTH!
This isn't really a helpful way of broaching the subject. There are more polite ways address this with him. Admittedly there are things we do when we are young that are not shall we say, the best choices.
One man's meat is another man's poison. Whatever floats his boat.
It's amazing how easy it is for someone in the USA to start a new religion, one disagrees with his group often on trivial issues and goes off to start a new religion. So there are thousands of these in the country with mainly protestantism being hopelessly fragmented.