Author: Margaret G. Payne

Margaret G. Payne is Bishop of the New England Synod of the ELCA.

Carpe Tithem: Tithing as Invigorative in the Life of Faith

[1] Years ago I worked with a young pastor who had been a fervent tither ever since the first day of her wage-earning life. Her practice continued for a couple of years until one day her mother gently confronted her with this request: “Sweetheart, I need you to stop tithing because I’m retiring soon and […]