ways to give

online giving

Simple and secure. Give a single gift, or schedule recurring giving using your checking account, debit, or credit card.

text giving

To give via text for the first time, text "greystone" to 77977. Text giving uses industry-leading security to protect your personal information, and is never charged to your phone bill. 

other ways to give

You can also give in person during your Sunday worship experience or you can mail a gift to our main office. Please send any mailed gifts to the following address:

grey stone church
attn: giving
2601 hillsborough road
durham, nc 27705

giving is a response to god's generosity toward us

 

Giving our tithes and offerings reflects a grateful heart that wants to give back to God a portion of what He has given us; in reality, what is already His. This is our opportunity to show God that He is first in our lives. The Bible says, The purpose of tithing is to teach you always to put God first in your lives (Deuteronomy 14:23 TLB). Tithing is a reminder that God is the supplier of everything we have. It is also God’s personal invitation to an outpouring of his blessing in your life.

4 reasons to give back to god:

giving is a reflection of the heart:

What’s the most important thing to you? We see the way our culture encourages us to store up treasures on earth and exalts materialism to the point where debt has become acceptable. We can probably even recognize that truth by looking at our own checkbooks. As Christ-followers, however, we are called to free ourselves from the bondage of debt so that our resources are available for His purposes.

(Matthew 6:20-21)

 

giving is a reflection of priorities:

Long before tithing was a practice of the Israelite people, Cain and Abel, the 2nd generation of the human race, brought an offering to the Lord. Abel brought the “firstborn of his flock,” while Cain brought “some of the fruits of the soil.” The Lord blessed Abel’s offering, but rejected Cain’s. God wants to be first in our lives.

(Deuteronomy 26:1-2)

 

giving is a privilege:

The 1st Century church modeled for us what it means to give generously and joyfully so that more and more people could find their way back to God.

 

(2 Corinthians 8:2-4)

 

giving is a blessing:

God uses the tithe as an investment where everyone involved gets a return. If we are blessed beyond our needs, it is not for the purpose of living more lavishly but to bless others. The church and the kingdom are blessed, and yet God’s nature is to also bless the giver.

 

(Malachi 3:10)

 

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