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The case for giving only tithing church members the right to vote


I have written a few articles about the theological reasons why tithing is mandatory in the New Testament era, but it’s also helpful to explain some of the more practical benefits that accrue to the Church from setting up a two-tiered membership distinguished by a specific boundary: those who tithe and those who don’t. Continue reading


In Europe, politicians are trying to steal from private checking accounts to fund bankrupt banks

Island nation of Cyprus

People don’t want to believe that government politicians would willingly sacrifice innocent citizens on the altar of “Progress” in pursuit of ideological plans, but it’s happening before our eyes in Europe today: Continue reading

Tithe – But didn’t Abraham give his tithe freely, without being commanded to do so?

High Priest

I have argued that I think paying the tithe is still mandatory. The first mention of the tithe was in Genesis 14, when Abraham paid a tithe to Melchizedek. An argument against the mandatory tithe is that it was not mandatory for Abraham to pay his tithe, that he did so “freely.” The rationale would be that we, too, aren’t required, but should do so freely as we see fit. Let’s examine this. Continue reading

QE3 – A Biblical Perspective

Gold Climbs After QE3

Today Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, announced QE3. Stock markets went wild. This was the big one they were all waiting on.

Here’s what happened, and what it means for you: Continue reading