(Deuteronomy 14:22-29) Re-defining Tithing in Zimbabwean Pentecostal Churches: A Critical Appraisal

Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

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Title (Deuteronomy 14:22-29) Re-defining Tithing in Zimbabwean Pentecostal Churches: A Critical Appraisal
Creator Chibango Show
Subject Tithing
Poor and widows
Gospel and goldspel
Description The emphasis on tithing in modern day Zimbabwean Pentecostal churches is now of a major concern. This study unravels tithing in the selected churches to see how the doctrine is implemented. It follows (Deuteronomy 14: 22-29) which prescribes how tithing should be done. However, Pentecostal churches seem to take a different approach altogether which promotes tithing as a benefit for the pastors and other church leaders. Qualitative research methodology was used to gather the data in the study. Interviews, document analysis and observations were used. Findings reveal that some pastors are mis-appropriating tithes for their own benefit at the expense of other vulnerable members of the church. It thus recommends that a new of handling tithes be implemented that tries to balance off with every stakeholder.
Publisher IOR PRESS
Date 2020-02-29
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Identifier https://journals.iorpress.org/index.php/ajir/article/view/118
Source Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research; Vol 3 No 1 (2020): Volume 3 Issue 1 Year 2020; 118-124
Language eng
Relation https://journals.iorpress.org/index.php/ajir/article/view/118/84
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