With the free-fall of home prices and the rise in unemployment many people are being forced to consult with credit counselors. I ran across a link to an article in USATODAY over at ApostasyWatch! titled “Some Christians keep tithing even as they face foreclosure”. The jest of the piece was how credit counselors are running into people in default , who when ask to list their monthly expenses, are tithing to a church and refuse to quit even if it means losing their home. This is so wrong on so many levels I don’t know where to start. Shame on these churches that promote these beliefs. I would advise any credit counselors out there, that when this situation comes up, to suspend the credit counseling until proper bible counseling is completed.
Here’s the article