Didn't the pastors say they have a three-story house by the beach...
Jimmy: But your children don't even have enough to eat.
Christian: But the cul...err..church I belong to needs the money to squader on useless councils and new uniforms for our worship team.
It is 10% of your earnings and people think that doing it will bless thier money but it just helps then not to spend thier money like a fucking idiot because when you get a check and immediately give 10% away it makes you more concious of the money you have left-helping you not overdraft your bank account and think that god is cursing you.
"Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this." Says the Lord of hosts, "If I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it." Malachi 3:10