GLADSTONE, MO - In a move designed to support the Kingdom of God and simultaneously get a great deal on various decorations and knick-knacks for her home, local Christian woman Joy Christensen committed to spending a full tenth of her paycheck at Hobby Lobby in lieu of her regular church tithes and offerings every month, sources confirmed Friday.
"If we don't put God first by purchasing hundreds of dollars' worth of home decor at a Christian-owned business, we're revealing money as one of the idols our hearts worship," Christensen told reporters as she browsed her local Hobby Lobby location. "That's why I am now setting aside 10% of my money to my Hobby Lobby shopping sprees."
"It's all God's money anyway - and I'm just giving a little back by picking up Bible verse-themed wall decor at amazing bargains every month," she added. "Oh man, 50% off wall decor - I'm glad I set money aside for God before I spent any on myself this paycheck!"
At publishing time, Christensen had well exceeded her allotted Hobby Lobby tithe, stating she had decided to go "above and beyond for the Kingdom."