This review is from: George Muller: Man of Faith and Miracles (Men of Faith) (Mass Market Paperback) George Muller was the pastor of a small church in England in the early 1800s. In those days, churches were financed by pew rents. Families would rent the pew where they sat each Sunday and from these funds, the pastor would be paid and other expenses of operation met. The pews in the best locations cost more. Rev. Muller became convinced that pew rents were contrary to the will of God, and after several months as pastor on a salary, announced to the congregation that he would no longer receive a salary, but that they should place a box in the chapel into which they could place offerings to support him. He further announced that he would tell only God of his needs.