4 Guiding Principles of Church Finances

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The Lord manages his Church through the same principles we should follow in our own lives. Have you ever wondered how tithing is used? And what about the Church’s commercial ventures and massive humanitarian program? The Church’s finances is a topic many people are curious about. Undergirding it all are… Continue reading

Simple Acts of Faith

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What do the small and simple things have to do with the trials we find ourselves facing?  For some reason, we balk at simplicity. As humans, anything too easy makes us suspicious. With this tendency, sometimes we overlook the building blocks of the gospel, even though these building blocks are often what we need… Continue reading

Tithing: More Than the One Thing I Do Right

As we faithfully pay tithing, it becomes not only a habit but a meaningful ritual of service to the Lord. Tithing often brings to mind the miracle stories: A poverty-stricken family pays their tithing and is miraculously blessed. Some are suddenly given just the amount of money they need to survive. Or they… Continue reading

Be a Financial Guru

Living on your own? Graduating? Getting married or expecting a baby? At some point we all must learn to manage our own finances. When you’re facing all kinds of expenses—tuition, insurance payments, daily lunch—you might feel flustered. The first step toward improving your finances is simply feeling positive about your… Continue reading

Where Does My Tithing Go?

Learn how the Church uses tithing and other offerings to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ, care for the poor, and strengthen members’ faith in Jesus Christ. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are commanded to pay tithing. We consider tithing to be ten percent of… Continue reading