Church Finance (via Truth Hurts)
The following is an extremely well researched four-part posting by Truth Hurts (who’s an active member of the Church, yet highly critical – a paradox that I can’t quite yet grasp) on the topic of Church finance. As I’ve noticed for quite a while now, the Church is much more a business corporation (with tax-excempt status) than it is a religious organization set on saving souls.
It’s a long read, with a few tangent thoughts sprinkled throughout, but it makes for a very interesting and informative (and well-documented) read. Here are the links to all four parts (I found parts 1 & 3 to be the most interesting):
via Truth Hurts
Posted on 2011-04-09, in Mormonism and tagged Advertising, Ammon, Church Handbook of Instructions, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Conference Center, Denver Snuffer, Ernest L. Wilkinson, Ex-Mormon, ExMormon, Finance, Finances, General Conference, Gordon B. Hinckley, Greed, H. David Burton, Hugh Nibley, income, LDS, Money, Mormon, Mormonism, Salt Lake Tabernacle, Seer, Thomas S. Monson, Tithing, XLDS. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.