Regular tithing to our local church is not only part of our “Giving back to God” as Christians; it is necessary so that the church can conduct its daily operations. As such it is imperative that we not include gifts to the FBC Foundation in place of, or as part of, our tithing commitments to First Baptist Church. Gifts to the FBC Foundation need to be “over and above” or in addition to our regular tithing.
The only beneficiary of the First Baptist Calgary Foundation is the First Baptist Church Fellowship of Calgary, Alberta (FBC). A gift to the FBC Foundation is ultimately a gift to FBC. However, your gift to the FBC Foundation is handled very differently than your gift to FBC: