Originally Posted by L4CX
Oh you guys are so funny....and wrong.
I think you'll find, if you were to actually go any normal sized church, that most are not rolling in the money. And before you guys say "What do you know, you're a blind sheep" I am a pastors kids I grew up on "the deep pockets that pastors have". Come to find out.....They don't exsit in everyday american churches. If any one of you were to actually visit a regular church or go to a budget meeting you might actually know what you're talking about.
I think you'll also find that most churches have boards (literal ones, in the hallway or narthex) that update the congregation on the missionaries that they support. Most of those missionaries are solely supported by that one church. I haven't been to a church (and I've been to a couple hundred in my life) that didn't have a board like that. Multiple have food kitchens and allow groups like AA and the boy scouts to use thier buildings.
Like I said, I can tell you guys have limited experience in what a church budget actually is.
God was there first. I'm not getting in to evolution again.
I know there are modest preachers who live a meager existance. From my experience they are few and far between though, every time I look out my window I see a perfect example. I have no problem with christains what so ever, however I do have a problem with hypocrites. It just happens to be that 98% of christains are hypocrites.