Todd McMichen

Todd serves at the Director of Generosity by LifeWay. His generosity roots rise from leading multiple capital campaigns for two churches where he served as a staff member, raising over $35,000,000 for their visionary projects. Since 2000, Todd has been a well-established stewardship coach, generosity leader, author, and conference speaker.

How Every Generation Is Living Generously

When it comes to generational giving there are a lot of myths floating around. Like, “the youngest generation is just not as generous as others.” Or, “the older generations do not have an appreciation for digital giving.” Neither of which are actually true. Let me rattle off a few stats that will be rather eye-opening […]

VLOG: My Story

Todd McMichen has served local churches for over 30 years in a variety of roles from small rural congregations to church plants to mega-churches. Todd’s generosity roots arise from leading multiple capital campaigns for two local churches where he served as a staff member. These congregations alone raised over $35,000,000 for their visionary projects. Since […]

How To Increase First Time Digital Givers

Churches have been launching digital giving platforms in record numbers over the past decade. Hopes have been high for both an immediate and long term surge of generosity. Most pastors that I visit with did see a slight bump initially, however they have not enjoyed the giving overflow they were promised or expected. Here are […]

Book Review: Capital Campaign Playbook: An Insider Look At A Church Consultant’s Game Plan

  Church leaders finally have a resource they can use when preparing for, and potentially leading a capital campaign. Greg Gibbs book, Capital Campaign Playbook, is a must read prior to your church launching such a massive effort. For a little personal perspective, before becoming the Director of LifeWay Generosity I was in the capital […]

Podcast: Episode 3- The Power of Telling a Great Generosity Story, Brad Formsma

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Brad Formsma, author and founder of I Like Giving. During their conversation, they discuss how to inspire generosity. Best Quotes “We started with capturing short giving stories that showed the generous life from so many different perspectives, and the world responded.” “We know […]