Blessed are the miserly?

I just read in the Chronicle of Philanthropy that the emptytomb.org released their annual update on church giving.

According to the article, Protestant Christians gave only 0.38% of their income to missions and outreach. These Christians, from 34 denominations, also gave just over 2% of their income to church operational expenses.

2%!

For crying out loud, we’re paying 20% on credit cards. *sheesh*

Can you imagine what havoc we’d wreak on hell if we all at least tithed?

Marc A. Pitman

Marc A. Pitman helps leaders lead their teams with more effectiveness and less stress. The author of "Ask Without Fear!®," he is the founder of The Concord Leadership Group and FundraisingCoach.com. He's also the executive director of TheNonprofitAcademy.com and an Advisory Panel member of Rogare, a prestigious international fundraising think tank. He is the husband to his best friend and the father of three amazing kids. And if you drive by him on the road, he’ll be singing 80’s tunes loud enough to embarrass his family! You can connect with him on Google+, on Twitter @marcapitman, and like "Ask Without Fear!" on Facebook. To get his free ebook on 21 ways to get board members engaged with fundraising, go to http://thenonprofitacademy.com/21waysebook

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