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  • Churchgoers say they tithe, but not always to church

    by Bob Smietana, posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 (one month ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Most churchgoers say the Bible commands them to give. But their tithes don't always go in the offering plate.

    Half of Protestant churchgoers say their tithes can go to a Christian ministry rather than a church, compared to what is often taught by pastors and Bible study aids.

    A third say tithes can go to help an individual in need and nearly one in five say tithes can even go a secular charity, according to a new study by Nashville-based LifeWay Research. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Generosity is better than greed

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, September 14, 2015 (2 years ago)

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- SBC President Ronnie Floyd addresses the importance of tithing and generosity. "When we do not practice giving the first tenth of our income and enter into the sphere of generosity, we are practicing and choosing greed," he writes. Read More