Random question for a Thursday. For those who belong to a church, I'm curious what dollar amount or percentage of income you give. I was raised Catholic and 10% was the number drilled into your head. In my current church I once heard a figure that the congregation average is something very low, like 1%. I've always wondered what people actually give, in practice.
(Please stay on topic. I am not seeking to start an argument between people who are religious and those who aren't. I'm not trying to shame anyone or make anyone feel guilty. I'm not trying to start a debate about what you should or shouldn't give or why you do or don't. I'm asking a very narrow question.)
^ This, though i don't go to church so.... I guess I am just trolling.
Originally Posted by AltHawk
Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.
If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls
We try to hit our promised amount by the end of the year. We dont go a ton but we will toss 35 or so in the envelope from time to time. The tax deduction is nice and it helps keep the lights on and the priest employed.
Random question for a Thursday. For those who belong to a church, I'm curious what dollar amount or percentage of income you give. I was raised Catholic and 10% was the number drilled into your head. )
I'm surprised, I thought only Protestants had 10% drilled in them; especially the ones who follow the televangelists. It wouldn't surprise me that Catholics are probably the lowest tithers per capita.
I feel strong obligation to give to my church / beliefs and I only did about 6.5% last year. I'm slightly above that this year.
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