Originally Posted by chadcooper55
Don't forget about the amount that goes to the preacher so he can buy that brand spankin new Cadillac and his beautiful $250,000 house. It takes a lot of donations to pay him a good salary!
and thus, the great weakness of organized religion------it is run by humans.
many religious organizations end up as money laundering operations with a select few really benefiting from a concerntration of your dollars. then the rest is given out in small increments that are not large enough to elevate most out of their dire situations.
why spend $2 mil on a new "house of God" when that $2 mil could do a lot for those in need? the maintenance budget of many churches could pull a lot of people out of poverty, send someone further on in school, buy medical care,