Don’t give to your church. Let me explain. A biblical understanding of giving is not anchored so much to money. Some people have vast sums of wealth and give little; others have little but give proportionately more than the rich. When we are faithful to keep ourselves moving from occasional giving, to tithing, to generosity, to sacrifice, we don’t do it for the church. The local assembly may be the visible beneficiary, but we don’t do it as a show of support for the elders, budget, vision, missionaries, etc. If our giving is linked to those things, then we will give in proportion to our confidence in men. If however our giving is an act of worship to God, and a sign of obedience, and a way to store up treasure in heaven, and an act of faith believing he will bless, then we can be consistent, generous, and joyful in our support. If you believe you are worshipping God with your check then you will give generously. Don’t give to the church; give to God.