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Posted by: thedesertrat1 ( )
Date: October 25, 2010 02:13PM

Yesterday I took DW to a sacrament meeting.
The whole hour was spent hustling the congregation for tithing.
The "high council" speaker said that tithing was a debt not a charitable contribution.
I felt like standing up and shouting out OK if it is a debt I owe sue me.
However out of respect for DW I did'nt
Is the morg hurting for money that bad?

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Posted by: Misfit ( )
Date: October 25, 2010 02:23PM

What a crock of horse $#!@+

There is some fine print on the bottom of the year end tithing receipt that goes something along the lines that tithes are free-will offerings.

Also, I can't remember if it was this board, but someone said this is how he does it: He takes all his money, puts it in a big pile, throws it up in the air, and whatever god catches is god's, whatever falls on the ground, he keeps.

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Posted by: matt ( )
Date: October 25, 2010 04:45PM

Why don't they be honest and call it the Mall Construction Fund?

And if it is not a charitable contribution, how come TBMs claim it against tax?

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