A man identified as Kelvin Odanz went social media platform to share an incident that happened to his colleague’s father, who died and his Church refused to officiate the burial owing to the fact that the father had stopped paying his tithe for over 3 years.
Kelvin who seemed disgusted by fact that the Church insisted, that if they the family wants the Church to officiate the Bury then they have to pay all the tithe the deceased owed, since the past 3 years.
And he further expressed his disappointment towards the Church leaders, calling them greedy and exploitative, and that they feed off, the rot of the country.
He further stated that the Church are always in need of her members when it comes to the good of the Church but the reverse is the case when her members are in dire need of help, and also she (Church) tends to profit off her members, even in death.
Other social media users also took the chance to narrate their own experiences of the exploitative nature in which some Churches operate.
Below is the narrative of Bisi Ade, of how some family members who came home, from abroad to Bury their loved one, and were held to ransom, until they contributed to the buying of the Church instrument before the burial service of the deceased could proceed.
Another social media users identified as Chimex Chinoso S. also narrated an incident, were the Children’s Teacher of an Anglican Church which he attends, died and the Church refused to Bury her, due to the fact that, she doesn’t pay tithe to the Church.
Despite the fact that the deceased has also contributed immensely to the good of the Church’s children and himself as well.
He also advised that people shouldn’t be discouraged by various happenings of the Church and money issue or think of stop attending Church service.