Church Leaders Pastors and Elders · Tithes and Monetary Tithing · Word of Faith and Prosperity Theology

“Gospel” Artist Shirley Caesar & Church-Building Funds [Church Debt, Church Foreclosure, Church Mortgage Loans]

On September 25th, 2014, multi-award winning "gospel" artist Shirley Caesar posted a video on her Facebook fan page, asking supporters to help her pay off the mortgage on her church-building, Mount Calvary Word of Faith Church located in Raleigh, North Carolina. A little over a year ago, on December 12th, 2013, the same request was made on… Continue reading “Gospel” Artist Shirley Caesar & Church-Building Funds [Church Debt, Church Foreclosure, Church Mortgage Loans]

Church Leaders Pastors and Elders · Freedom and Liberty · Tithes and Monetary Tithing · Word of Faith and Prosperity Theology

“Sow A Seed” Manipulation [False ‘Apostle’ Sylvia W. Cunningham]

If this is your first time at Exit Churchianity, please read the comment policy first so that you understand the guidelines for commenting here. Before I get into the main topic of the article, I'd like to make two things clear: Number 1. I firmly believe in, teach, and regularly practice New Covenant giving. A simple… Continue reading “Sow A Seed” Manipulation [False ‘Apostle’ Sylvia W. Cunningham]

Freedom and Liberty · Spiritual Abuse · Tithes and Monetary Tithing · Word of Faith and Prosperity Theology

“You’re Cursed With A Curse!!” [Malachi 3:8-9]

Malachi 3:8-9 is one of the most misused and abused Scriptures in the Bible. Many who quote this passage have never studied the entire book of Malachi (it's only four chapters long). Therefore, they don't know the historical background behind it. This lack of knowledge makes it very easy for religious leaders to misuse Malachi… Continue reading “You’re Cursed With A Curse!!” [Malachi 3:8-9]

Freedom and Liberty · Spiritual Abuse · Tithes and Monetary Tithing · Word of Faith and Prosperity Theology

“Should I Tithe Or Pay My Bills??”

Many Christians are drowning in debt, struggling to make ends meet, and living from check to check. Some Christians are taught that if they tithe 10% of their income, God will protect them from financial hardship and prosper them financially. However, reality is that many Christians who believe in tithing and faithfully give 10% of… Continue reading “Should I Tithe Or Pay My Bills??”

Freedom and Liberty · Spiritual Abuse · Tithes and Monetary Tithing · Word of Faith and Prosperity Theology

New Covenant Giving

"If we don't "tithe", how will we provide for the work of Christ??" By giving Giving pre-dates tithing. In Exodus 35, before the tithing laws were instituted, the children of Israel donated materials for the construction of the Old Covenant tabernacle by giving. God did not tell the leaders of Israel to collect a tithe… Continue reading New Covenant Giving

Freedom and Liberty · Spiritual Abuse · Tithes and Monetary Tithing · Word of Faith and Prosperity Theology

Out With The Old, In With The New! [Hebrews 8]

Although Hebrews chapter 8 does not specifically mention tithing, this chapter (along with the entire book of Hebrews) is a fundamental text in understanding why we are no longer under the tithe or any Old Covenant ordinance. The Historical Context Behind Hebrews The book of Hebrews was written to Jewish Believers. The content reveals that… Continue reading Out With The Old, In With The New! [Hebrews 8]

Freedom and Liberty · Tithes and Monetary Tithing · Word of Faith and Prosperity Theology

“Who Has Bewitched You?” – Part 7

The theme of the book of Galatians is justification by faith -- an essential truth that God makes us right with Him by faith, and not by the works of the Law of Moses. The purpose of this urgent letter was to refute and rebuke false teachers in Galatia who distorted the Good News message… Continue reading “Who Has Bewitched You?” – Part 7