Will it keep me from being faithful (both in attendance and in service) to the Lord's assembly?
But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. (I Timothy 3:15)
In its context, this verse is Paul's explanation for the writing of this epistle on godliness to Timothy, overseeing the assembly at Ephesus. The importance of the New Testament church is also underscored with Paul's reminder to the elders of that church that Christ had purchased it with His own blood (Acts 20:28). If the church is the pillar and ground of the truth, the house of God, and purchased with the blood of Christ, should your entertainment keep you from its meetings and service? (Hebrews 10:25) If your entertainment prevents you from attendance, forsake the entertainment. If your entertainment, by its nature or appearance, disqualifies you from service, you must, again, forsake the entertainment.