The good news is the First Presidency issued a letter announcing a tithing refund! The bad news is the letter’s a fake. What can we learn from this? RFM takes us on a deep dive!
This episode is a commentary on the previous SFM episode #11, “Jesus Cleanses the Salt Lake City Temple.” The commentary focuses on thoughts about the meaning of Figs and Fig trees, tithing and temple recommends. I’m sure there could be additional thoughts, insights and discussion about this story so feel free to explore your own […]
The story to be shared today may be especially triggering (more so than other past episodes) for some Active Believing Mormons. If you decide to share this episode with someone who actively believes the doctrines taught by the LDS church there is a possibility of experiencing a backfire effect, or in other words it may […]
As many folks pray to God about tithing in the Church and make the decision that tithing for them should be paid on surplus, many of these members worry about the unrighteous judgement of a local leader who sees the surplus tithing as not acceptable. Today we help you to set up online tithing through […]
Recently due to some leaked documents the general membership learned at least roughly what our leaders get paid. We know that Elder Eyring in the year 2000 was paid roughly $90k and that in 2014 all top male leaders were informed that they were having their “base living allowance” increased from $116,400 to $120k. The […]
To the Orthodox Believer who still holds belief that Tithing should be 10% of your gross income, this article was written to show there is more to it then that. I completely agree that our Church has been very comfortable with the general Membership interpreting tithing as 10% of one’s gross income. While there is little […]
What is Tithing? Many love to jump in here and state their definition and unknowingly impose it on others. But what Does the Lord say and perhaps more importantly for us as Latter-Day Saints, what does the Church say on this matter officially. Is tithing paid on Gross wages, net wages, or leftover after all […]
Today we interview Rock Waterman, author of the blog “Pure Mormonism”. Rock shares with some of his views: his testimony of the gospel restored through the Prophet Joseph Smith along with his struggle at times with current Church Policy and Doctrine including such things as tithing, sealings as marriage, and others. While I find Rock’s […]