Friday, October 01, 2010
WHERE OH WHERE DOES MY TITHE GO?
Ever wonder where your tithe money goes when you drop it into the collection plate?
Well, this break down below might help you get an idea of where it’s being spent. Of course, not every church is the same. There are a few that might spend a little on the poor or help support missionaries, but even those churches would only give around 3% under that category.
60% of the Tithe goes to:
House payments (Housing allowance)
Cars (Vans, maintenance, registration, etc.)
Entertainment (Pastor’s lunch, catered meetings, etc.)
Seminars and conference costs
35% of the Tithe goes to:
Audio visual equipment
Fellowship food and drink
5% of the Tithe goes to:
Youth group materials
Sunday School curriculum
0% of the Tithe goes to:
*Special Offerings are usually taken for these concerns.
Next blog: Where Oh Where Did The New Testament Tithe Come From?