We believe that tithes and offering are an essential part of worship that reflects our acknowledgement of God as our Sustainer and Provider.
We believe in the following principles of giving:
- Giving comes from a clean heart: "For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows" (1 Timothy 6:10).
- Giving comes from a compassionate heart: "Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world" (James 1:27).
- Giving comes from a cheerful heart: "So let each one give as he purposes in his, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver" (2 Corinthians 9:7).