Recently J.D. Greear responded to a common question on his blog: Should I give to my local church first, or to other ministries. In his article, J.D. writes:
Of the many questions that people perennially ask pastors, some of the most uncomfortable ones are about financial giving. Most of the questions I get about money go back to the idea of the tithe, the Old Testament principle of giving the first 10% of our income back to God. (For those who are curious, you can read my thoughts on tithing here.) But another huge question I get is about the destination of our giving. In other words, should I be giving to my local church, or is it okay to redirect my “tithe” to other ministries?
To read the entire article, head over to J.D.’s blog.