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VLOG: Why Stewardship Is Not Your Generosity Solution

I am so thrilled today to see churches venturing more and more into the stewardship conversation. More classes are being taught along with entire church-wide emphasis. I want to take a few moments and help a pastor gain some realistic expectations to chart a long term direction. Often times the motivation to launch a Stewardship […]
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Podcast: Episode 16- Fasting, Scarcity, and Overflow Part 2

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Skye Jethani, author of What’s Wrong With Religion, podcast host, speaker, and consultant. During their conversation, they discuss how media fasts lead to generosity and contrasting scarcity and overflow. Best Quotes “A lot of Christians engage in generosity either out of a sense […]
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Growing a Generous Team

I want you to give some thought to what it would be like to be a part of a generous church, led by a generous staff, overflowing with generous people. Let’s work this in reverse so you can get a clear picture of the dream. While generous people can be described in many ways, I […]
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VLOG: The Genius of Generosity

In Genius of Generosity, pastor and author Chip Ingram provides motivation and practical application from Scripture to help each of us grow towards a life of greater giving. The Genius of Generosity Guide
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Podcast Episode 15 : The Power of Culture, Communication, and Generosity Part 1

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Skye Jethani, author of What’s Wrong With Religion, podcast host, speaker, and consultant. During their conversation, they discuss the power of culture, communication, and generosity. Best Quotes “What would it look like to take a step backward and talk about where generosity fits […]
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5 Motivations To Raise Your Financial IQ

Most pastors see the finances of the church as important but are not really passionate about leading them. I get it, few people are into math, numbers, and spreadsheets. Just seeing the weekly offering number each week is usually more than enough. Someone else can dig into the details. A few years ago we conducted […]
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VLOG: The Myth Of Church Business

  Let us address some of the fears and myths around the church being a business. No one wants to view the church as just business. The church is a place for spiritual growth and maturity but there are pearls of wisdom in business that can be applied to the church.
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Podcast: Episode 14- Plastic Donuts: Discover How Our Giving Makes God Feel

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Jeff Anderson, founder of Acceptable Gift and author of Plastic Donuts and Divine Applause. During their conversation, they discuss how God feels about our generosity. Best Quotes “When I learned that the Bible had things to say about money, I was very intrigued.” […]
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