Top Posts on Tithing and Giving

These are some of the most viewed and discussed posts on Average Us. We hope they will free you to re-think what Scripture teaches about giving and inspire you to give more generously and joyfully.


image of coins Why Pastors Shouldn’t Teach Tithing - Were you taught the tithing system? I was. I believed it, practiced it, and even preached it myself. But no more. The tithing system is what I call the modern teaching that if you tithe, God will bless you; if you don’t, He won’t. You know the Pastor is going to preach the system if … Continue reading Why Pastors Shouldn’t Teach Tithing
Why Pastors Shouldn’t Teach Tithing — One Pastor’s Gracious Response - I didn’t see it coming. I hadn’t intended it to happen. But last week, Average Us became controversial. I wrote a post about Why Pastors Shouldn’t Teach Tithing and lots of you showed up to read why, tell me you agree, or disagree, or imply that I’m a false prophet. (Phew! I’m just a little … Continue reading Why Pastors Shouldn’t Teach Tithing — One Pastor’s Gracious Response
coins How My Pastor Teaches on Money and Giving: 8 Biblical Themes - Some of the most popular posts on Average Us are my posts about tithing and giving. If you’ve read any of them, you know I take the position that there is a very good reason why Jesus and the Apostles never taught tithing. Keep reading and you’ll see why.
photo of tithe in dictionary Why the Apostles Didn’t Teach Tithing (And Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About It) - Why didn't Jesus or the Apostles teach tithing? And why do so many Christians experience guilt on the subject?
photo of tithe in dictionary Why Your Church Does Teach Tithing (And Why You Sometimes Feel Guilty About It) - This post is part 2 of a 3-part series on tithing and giving: Why the Apostles Didn’t Teach Tithing (And Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About It) Why Your Church Does Teach Tithing (Any Why You Sometimes Feel Guilty About It) What Jesus & His Apostles Taught About Giving (And How You Can Find Joy … Continue reading Why Your Church Does Teach Tithing (And Why You Sometimes Feel Guilty About It)
photo of tithe in dictionary What Jesus and His Apostles Taught About Giving (And How You Can Find Joy in It) - This post is part 3 of a 3-part series on tithing and giving: Why the Apostles Didn’t Teach Tithing (And Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About It) Why Your Church Does Teach Tithing (Any Why You Sometimes Feel Guilty About It) What Jesus & His Apostles Taught About Giving (And How You Can Find Joy … Continue reading What Jesus and His Apostles Taught About Giving (And How You Can Find Joy in It)
tithe barn Why the Tithe Is Obsolete and What to Give Instead - I’ve written several posts on tithing and they are, by far, the most viewed posts on Average Us. It seems that a lot of you are interested in this subject and have questions about the typical Christian teaching you hear on it. In those previous posts, I reason that the tithe which God commanded Israel … Continue reading Why the Tithe Is Obsolete and What to Give Instead
photo of hand carved offering plate How Much Should You Give to Your Church?—18 Questions to Help You Plan Your Giving Next Year - How much money should you give to your church next year? Good question. You could tithe if you wanted. There’s an appealing simplicity to tithing. Just do the 10% math on your paycheck and you’re done, ✔. That was the basis of my personal giving formula for many years: 10% of income for Church general … Continue reading How Much Should You Give to Your Church?—18 Questions to Help You Plan Your Giving Next Year
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