Episode 56: How God Uses Business People to Fund Kingdom Vision

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by John Rinehart, the Founder and Team Leader of Gospel Patrons. During their conversation they discuss the practical fuel of vision.

Best Quotes

“A gospel patron is the business leader behind the move of God that nobody knows.”

“The way the Son of God’s ministry moved forward was through partnership with generous people who were gifted differently but had to go all in and that’s how your ministry is going to advance Jesus.”

“This is how God works. He is always going to raise someone up to proclaim the gospel, and to partner with them He is going to raise up someone who a patron of the gospel, and when they come together God does explosive things.”

“If you are raising money consistently for your ministry, it is easy to think of the pie as limited or small. There are a lot of people who could be gospel patrons or would be had they had the vision.”

“God has enough money for you to do everything He wants you to do, and the money is in the hands of believers.”

“American evangelical Christians have enough money to complete the Great Commission in our lifetime.”

“There are lots of people in the church who think they should give more, who know they should give more, but just don’t want to.”

JOHN RINEHART is an author, speaker, and the founder of Gospel Patrons. His first book Gospel Patrons tells three stories from history about business leaders who were behind the scenes fueling amazing movements of God. His second book Giving Together is about how we become those kinds of people. John speaks widely at conferences and churches, primarily to business and ministry leaders.John has a business degree from Biola University and a Masters of Divinity from Talbot School of Theology. He lives in Orange County, California with his wife and two children. To learn more or to contact John, visit: gospelpatrons.org

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