Share This Forum!  
 
        
Go Back   Christian Parents Forum > Life At Home > Family Finances

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-30-2017, 06:26 PM
RushTX RushTX is offline
New Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Gender: Female
Posts: 5
Question How to Choose Where to Tithe

When I was studying this past week (about another subject, not necessarily finances), I was led to several verses about honoring God by giving back to him the first of what was given to us, particularly as in Proverbs 3:9-10.

We haven't been tithing, all our money has been going to bills. We're carrying a high credit card debt. But that's another story.

Simply for now, I'm wanting to start giving the first 10 percent of my paycheck. It's not much, but it's a start. I'm just not sure where to give that money. I know most people just give it to their church. We just started in a new church, and we do enjoy it. And I'm not saying I want to deprive them of our little tithe - but I do want to give where GOD wants me to give. There's so many organizations out there working to spread the gospel and doing things for His children.

How do you decide where to give your "first fruits"? I'm not sure where God is leading me to, but I do know I need to start trusting and obeying Him, even with (or especially with) our money!

Thanks in advance for any advice on this!

Rushell
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-31-2017, 06:39 AM
memoriesmama's Avatar
memoriesmama memoriesmama is offline
Hospitality Team
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Northern MI
Gender: Female
Posts: 6,659
Default

We always tithe to our local church first. My husband works two jobs (bi-vocational pastor). 10% from his full-time job goes to our local church. 10% from his preaching is divided between some local organizations that we feel called to support (local pregnancy center which is my passion) and the local Christian radio station (which is is passion). We also give above the 10% when we feel called to other organizations.
__________________
Darcy in MI
Help Meet to Chad
Blessed to be a mama to 11 girls & one handsome boy!
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-31-2017, 02:21 PM
emily445455's Avatar
emily445455 emily445455 is offline
CPF Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Ohio
Gender: Female
Posts: 4,593
Default

Probably to your church, your gleaning the teachings of the pastor, so pay him for them
__________________
Emily
Help meet to my wonderful DH 10 years
Mommy to DS 7 years
Mommy to DD 4 years
Mommy to DD 1 year
Mommy to two labradors

Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2007 Christian Parents Forum All Rights ReservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger