Tag Archives: Tithing

How to Start a Lay Church, Principle XI: Tithe… But Not to the Lay Church!

When I share the .W lay church model with folks, I find that consistently one of the biggest attractions is that we expect members to tithe, right from the get-go. That’s not your typical church recruitment draw, but our tithe is … Continue reading

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To Tithe or Not To Tithe: That is Not the Question

Props to Call & Response blog for calling our attention to the new National Association of Evangelicals survey on tithing. As reported by CNN, the survey shows a 42/58 split of evangelical leaders against regarding tithing as a biblical requirement. The … Continue reading

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A Modest Counterproposal to The New Tithe

You perhaps have seen by now the winner of the 2011 Project Reason video contest, a piece entitled The New Tithe: Mega-churches have used religion as fund-raising tool for too long. They shower their followers in sanctimonious platitudes, then clamor … Continue reading

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