WHAT DOES "TITHE" MEAN?
The Bible teaches that a guideline for giving is called the tithe (Leviticus 27:30) which means giving 10% of what we earn back to God.
WHAT DOES "OFFERING" MEAN?
An offering is a gift given to a specific need above and beyond our tithe.
WHAT THE BIBLE TEACHES
Giving acknowledges God as the giver of everything we have - James 1:17
Giving reflects our trust that God will provide for us - Matthew 6:19-24
Giving allows us to be active participants in God's work on earth - 2 Corinthians 9:6-7