“That assumes that ten percent is a sacrosanct* thing. Tithing is a middle class way of robbing God. Tithing ten percent is a place to start and then every person who earns money should be dreaming how much more, how much more can I give to Christ, the cause of the outreached peoples, and the advancing of justice and the feeding of the poor and the educating of the uneducated. My whole life should be dedicated to others. Live simple and give more away. If a councilor says tithe and then put millions away into your 401k that is not a Christian way of thinking ... "
* sacrosanct - Regarded as sacred and inviolable. (dictionary.com)