The Mormon Law of Tithing can seem strange to some. For many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it’s just a fact of life. 10% of all personal income goes into the church tithing fund, often without a second thought.
The Church of Jesus Christ maintains its extensive operations worldwide almost exclusively with that 10%. That includes building and maintaining temples and church meetinghouses, funding humanitarian efforts and offering aid to less-fortunate ward and community members.
So, if all that is possible with just 10%, what could we do with just one more percent from everyone? I’ve cooked up some ridiculously hyperbolic hypotheses. Grab a bag of apricot-flavored popcorn, sit back and enjoy: