The mission and ministries of the local church should be supported by those who attend regularly. Financial contributors can have confidence in the manner in which finances are stewarded by the church. ICGDL leadership strives to be honest and transparent and to reflect authentic spiritual values in their lifestyle.
The “tithe” which means “one-tenth,” is considered to be the biblical standard in our giving to the Lord through the local church. We believe tithing is a command practiced in the Old and New Testaments. Jesus encouraged the religious leaders of his day to “not ignore the more important aspects of the law—justice, mercy, and faith,” and to “tithe” as well (Matthew 23:23).