I don't go to church. I stop church going 35 years ago. Too much passing the collection plate for pastoral luxuries, pastor needs a trip here or there, pastor needs new clothes, pastors needs increase in salary, pastor needs a new Lexus/BMW/MKZ each year and a bigger home, pastor needs. First Lady, needs the same … Read more
I've been to many churches and sects ... Most of them preach intangible wealth. EG: Follow their teachings, and you'll be rewarded in the afterlife or be blessed in some immaterial way.
From personal experience, the ONLY ones preaching *literal* wealth were the ones asking for more and more money.
When I was younger my parents made me go, I played along with it for many years, but then started abandoning it soon after I moved out. Even they abandoned their original beliefs and became JWs, encouraged all of us kids to join, I never bought the idea of a great sky daddy in the … Read more
I do not go to church and never have. I doubt I ever will, and I'm okay with that.