Major Shade! Duggar Kids Ditch Family Church After They Begin Courting

Feb. 25 2019, Updated 11:53 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email has exclusively learned that Michelle and Jim Bob Duggars kids have a pattern of skipping church once they begin courting.

A source close to the TLC family said that the Duggar kids stop attending one of the most important family rituals of the week when a significant other enters their lives.

“They’re always missing from church when they’ve started dating,” the family insider told Radar.

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The source said newlyweds Josiah and Lauren Duggar skipped out on the family’s weekly church service once they began dating in the summer of 2017. Now, Jana Duggar’s twin brother, John-David, 28, has followed suit. Last month John-David announced he is courting 19-year-old Abbie Grace Burnett.

“John David has not been at church,” said the source, adding it was no surprise when weeks after his absence, “Abbie showed up” in his life.

As Radar readers know, the Duggars have continued to multiply in 2018! Earlier this year, Joy-Anna Duggar and her husband, Austin Forsyth welcomed a baby boy named Gideon.

Josiah and Lauren then held a shotgun wedding, sparking pregnancy rumors. Jinger Duggar and her husband, Jeremy Vuolo, have a baby girl coming their way.

In June, Jinger compared her 34-week baby bump to a cantaloupe. She is expected to give birth very soon.

What do you think of the Duggars’ pattern that they stop attending church when they’ve begun courting? Let us know in the comments!

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