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Podcast Episode 25: The Yearly Stewardship Plan of Saddleback

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by a special co-host, George Thompson, Stewardship Pastor at Faithful Central Bible Church and board member of Christian Stewardship Network. Their guest today is Chris Goulard, Pastor of Strategic Advancement at Saddleback Church. During their conversation, they discuss what a churchwide stewardship plan looks […]

Podcast Episode 24: Not Your Grandma’s Capital Campaign

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Greg Gibbs, Director of Strategic Planning at Kensington Church and Lead Navigator with Auxano. During their conversation, they discuss leading a successful capital campaign. Best Quotes “If you have high values around clarity and discipleship, that means you are really caregiving to your […]

Podcast Episode 23: Curing Random Teaching and Preaching

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Michael Kelley, the Director of the Small Group Team at LifeWay. During their conversation, they discuss how to turn random messages into a powerful discipleship ministry. Best Quotes “If you want to raise generosity levels, more preaching on the topic is not the […]

Podcast Episode 22: The Power of Ease and Simplicity

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Jon VerLee, the founder of Breeze. During their conversation, they discuss how to make giving easy for members of your church. Best Quotes “We see ourselves as the technical support arm for the churches we serve.” “At the church, our vision was to […]

Podcast Episode 21: The Untapped 90% Generosity Opportunity

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Ray Gary, the co-founder and CEO of iDonate. During their conversation, they discuss non-cash giving. Best Quotes “There are billions of dollars given each year in noncash.” “I wanted to find a way and be part of a movement to unleash noncash donations […]

Podcast Episode 20: Why Holistic Generosity Matters to Church, Patrick Johnson

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Patrick Johnson, the director of Generous Church. During their conversation, they discuss how the Overflow resource fits into a larger discipleship strategy. Best Quotes “The difference in this study is that it is framed around stories of generous givers from all walks of […]

Podcast Episode 19: Generosity Begins in the Parking Lot

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Bryan Rose, a lead navigator with Auxano. During their conversation, they discuss how generosity and hospitality are not two separate things. Best Quotes “The word generospitality comes from the question, ‘How do we connect generosity and hospitality?’” “What was really attractive about the […]