Episode 77: Serving Generosity for Your City

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Dino Rizzo, the Executive Director of the Association of Related Churches, also known as ARC. During their conversation they discuss how every church regardless of size, age, or resource depth can serve its city to the highest level.

Best Quotes

“Every community has a vulnerability and you have to discover what that is.”

“Is there something that God almighty put on your heart?”

“You want to figure out what type of outreach can you sustain over the long haul.”

“I think that some of the greatest outreaches I am seeing around the country right now are by smaller churches because they are a little more agile.”

“Outreach grows a church. Outreach helps you build a brand that you have for Christ and you have for people.”

“There are so many people around us today that have reduced opportunities.”

“There are people in your community who are struggling or who are experiencing trauma or pain. That is a place to start.”

“I believe in outreach, but I also believe in the span of care for the people in my own church who are hurting.”

Dino Rizzo serves as the Executive Director of ARC (Association of Related Churches), an organization he co-founded which has planted hundreds of churches across the country. He is also the author of the book Servolution. In 1992, Dino and his wife DeLynn founded Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a church they pastored for twenty years. Today, Dino also serves as an Associate Pastor at Church of the Highlands in Birmingham. Dino and DeLynn have three incredible children.

Recommended Resources

Generosity by Lifeway

LifewayGenerosity.com/Volunteer

Serveday.com

@Servolution on Instagram

@dinorizzo on Instagram