Tithing with bitcoin? Mississippi church says members can give cryptocurrency

ST. MARTIN, Miss. — A south Mississippi church is allowing parishioners to give offering or pay tithes using cryptocurrency.

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Back Bay Baptist Church in St. Martin launched the new method of giving late last month, WLOX-TV reported.

The church takes seven different assets: Bitcoin, Ethereum, USD coin, Dogecoin, Litecoin, Die, and Bitcoin cash.

The church still accepts traditional forms of currency, Pastor Adam Bennett said. But he sees cryptocurrency as being the future of currency transactions.

© Bob Montgomery Greenidge Generation Holdings of Dresden, N.Y., announced it will enter a 10-year lease for a portion of the former LSC Communications printing plant. It expects its Spartanburg cryptocurrency operation to start by early next year.

This article originally appeared on Mississippi Clarion Ledger: Tithing with bitcoin? Mississippi church says members can give cryptocurrency

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