Tag Archives: tithing

Time for the Collection

G. Brian Manning writes about the time when his five-year-old son had just graduated from wearing bow ties to neck ties. He was so proud to be dressed just like his Dad. However, one Sunday morning, his son clutched his … Continue reading

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No Fair!

A preacher once paid a visit to a farmer who was a member of his church. He was trying to convince the farmer that he should tithe. “If you had 100 cows,” the preacher began, “would you give 10 of … Continue reading

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That’s Where They Go!

A mother once approached her young child’s Sunday School teacher with a problem. It seems that her son was keeping for himself money that he was supposed to be putting in the Sunday School offering. The mother asked the teacher … Continue reading

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Faith in Action

“As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead.”—James 2:26. Most Christians are familiar with the phrase—“Faith without works is dead.” However, far too many live as though their motto is this—“Faith without works is … Continue reading

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You Shall Not Steal

James Bagarozzo worked as a parking meter mechanic for the city of Buffalo, NY. At least he was supposed to be repairing the meters. In fact, he was stealing from them. Over a period of 8 years, Bagarozzo brought home … Continue reading

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The Negotiator

Did you hear about the son who faced an unexpected expense while away at college? He called home and told his father, “Dad, I need you to send me $100.” The father exclaimed, “$50! Why in the world do you … Continue reading

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