Church Members’ Perception of Returning Tithes in Paal 2 Seventh-Day Adventist Church Manado
This research utilizes a quantitative design in which measurements are used to see the level of variables and to see the relationships and effects of two or more variables for statistical studies. Convenience sampling is the data collection process. To locate the quantitative data, the questionnaire instrument is used. The interpretation of church members returning the tithe in this study used a Likert scale. There are three views of church members on the returning of the tithe as a result of this research. The first is the determination of members of the church to return the tenth because of the commandments of God is very high. The second is the belief of members of the church to return the tithe based on confidence in the organization of the church is high. The third is that by returning the tithe, church members believe they will receive God's blessings is very high.
Key Words: God’s commend; church organization, blessing; tithe
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