When the Worldwide Church of God sold the properties in Lake Tahoe, Vail, Pocono's, Dells, Ozarks, Big Sandy and Pasadena did they ever do something charitable like this?
Can you imagine Dave Pack or Gerald Flurry doing this?
What about God's most perfect church UCG? Would any of those men working for that bloated organization ever give back to the members that sacrificed for them? Even Vic Kubik uses UCG members to fund his own "charitable" organization.
Church members have always been ready cash machines but have gotten little in return for that investment. All that most have received is constant church splits, money being manipulated from a former organization to another, over paid abusive ministers, and incessant demands for more money.
Church members each get $500 to do good for the world
Posted: Nov 23, 2014 10:38 AM PST
LaSalle Street Church had received a tidy $1.6 million from a real estate deal, the pastor said, and $160,000 - a typical 10 percent tithe - would be divided among some 320 regular attendees. Each would get a $500 check to do something positive.
LaSalle, a non-denominational church, has long been involved in social causes, from feeding homeless families to buying an ambulance for a medical clinic in Niger.
Not surprisingly, many donations will reach far-flung places, including a school in the Himalayas and an irrigation project in Tanzania. Closer to home, some checks are helping needy friends.
Church members, Truax says, are doing just what she'd envisioned when she distributed the checks in September.
"I hoped that they would recognize the power they had to bless others and change somebody's life," she says. "... And that has largely happened."
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