For the second entry in the “Jerks of the Bible” series, we are going to get into double trouble. If you have read the book of Samuel you will recall the delinquent sons of Eli. The sons of Eli (Hophni and Phinehas) were basically the modern equivalent of the Lehman Brothers, except they didn’t file for bankruptcy and they were after your beef, not your money. If that analogy does not do anything for you then think of them like this….they were basically ancient versions of the Jersey Shore cast, and they were in charge of the temple offering!
I read an interesting short article today titled “Which Church Staff Should See How Much You Give? 6 Perspectives.“ The author then goes on to give 6 different possibilities. Sadly, there was not a lot of time spent fleshing out an good answer. This, I want to open it for a vote!! Below are the 6 … Read more