Tag: Tithes

5 Tips for Getting Out Of Debt

THE PROSPERITY GOSPEL and The Tithe Doctrine give people the impression that they can tithe their way out of debt into wealth. These types of doctrines also create a culture within the church that overemphasizes supernatural breakthroughs as the means of solving money problems. If you listen to a typical sermon about prosperity you would…

Exposing the Seed Faith Doctrine

THE SEED FAITH Doctrine is a common teaching among prosperity gospel preachers and preachers who promote tithing. The basis of the doctrine is that when you sow a seed (money) in faith God will bless you with a 30, 60 or 100-fold increase. The doctrine is based upon a misinterpretation of Jesus’ parable in Matthew…

Are Tithers Suffering for Christ?

IN 2008 USA Today published an article about home foreclosures among Christians. The article highlighted how tithing was a contributing factor in these foreclosures. In one of my YouTube videos I share the story of a 68-year-old woman mentioned in the article. She is a devout Christian whose home went into foreclosure because she paid…

Will God Accept Your Leftovers?

I DID A YouTube video called “Stop Tithing, Start Giving” in which I talk about the Apostle Paul’s guidelines on how to give. In the video I highlighted the importance of giving from your abundance. A Lack of Faith? A YouTube visitor disagreed with the notion of giving from your abundance. His position was that…