Author: R. Renee

R. Renee is an author, teacher and entrepreneur. As the co-author of The Tithing Hoax, she created The Tithing Hoax Blog as an additional resource for Christians seeking answers about the practice of tithing. Both the book and the blog are built on the same foundation: Sharing truth, knowledge and spiritual principles for the purpose of empowering others in every area of life.

Is Poverty a Curse?

THERE ARE PREACHERS, especially within the Prosperity Gospel movement, who claim that poverty is a curse.  When they say poverty is as a curse it is often mentioned in conjunction with the Tithe Doctrine.  The Tithe Doctrine is a false doctrine that says Christians must pay God 10 percent of their income.  According to some…

Did Jesus Tithe?

PROPOSITION: BASED UPON the tithe commandments of the Mosaic Law Jesus was not required to pay tithes. Objective: To show Christians that if tithing was not required of Jesus then it is not required of them. Introduction One of the misconceptions about the biblical tithe is that God required everyone to pay tithes. However, this is not…

The Prosperity Gospel: A Gospel that Exploits the Poor

THE PROSPERITY GOSPEL is a doctrine that America exports around the world, especially to places such as Africa. Africa is a continent that is rich with all the natural resources humankind needs for survival. Yet, despite its wealth of natural resources, many of the people in Africa are living in poverty. So the Prosperity Gospel is…

Is God a Mafia Boss?

SOME PREACHERS ARE using mafia-style extortion tactics when they’re trying to get their congregations to tithe. Their gangster gospel makes God look like a Mafia boss.   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT In the movie clip you just saw two representatives of a mafia boss are demanding payments from a local business in order to “protect” the business…