Churches love to receive money. Even churches which teach that Old Testament laws are done away find justification for asking folks to send them 10% of their income. And yet the tithing requirement for the Israelites was only ever foodstuffs, donated three times per year, to feed the Levites who cared for the temple, which requirement is now defunct. Today, who really needs our help the most? How much does God hope we will give, and with what attitude? To where or whom should we direct our giving?
A Tithing and Giving Study (open article – 8 pages)