Church allegedly refuses to officiate burial of member over nonpayment of tithe

Church allegedly refuses to officiate burial of member over nonpayment of tithe

- A Nigerian man has taken to social media to reveal how a church rejected a member over tithe payment

- Identified as Kelvin Odanz, he alleged that a church refused to officiate the burial of its member

- Odanz stated that their refusal was due to the late member's nonpayment of tithes in the last 3 years of his life

The issue of tithe payment in Nigerian churches remains a thing of controversy that people often debate about. While there are some like the likes of Daddy Freeze, who kick against it, there are others who continue to champion the cause.

Currently trending on social media is a story of a church who refused to officiate the burial of one of its members. According to Twitter user, Kelvin Odanz, the church refused to do so, claiming he stopped attending church and paying his tithes in the last 3 years of his life.

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He tweeted: "A colleague's father died and their church (name withheld) is refusing to officiate the burial.They claim he stopped attending the church and paying tithe 3 years ago. And if the church must bury him, the family has to pay all the tithe he didn't pay in the last 3 years."

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The post which has since gained traction on the micro-blogging platform, had other users sharing similar experiences.

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In similar news, popular singer, Timi Dakolo has taken to his Instagram page to advice people who might feel inclined to drop huge amounts of money as a way of sowing seeds at their pastor’s request.

According to Dakolo, people should invest their money instead of sowing seeds because their pastors said so. According to the singer, God is not a money doubler.

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