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What Do The Declining SBC Numbers Really Mean?

Those who are interested have already checked out the declining numbers of the SBC. If these recent statistics have passed you by, here are a few lines to orient you to this blog post. Number of SBC church members is down. Number of SBC baptisms is down. Number in SBC weekly worship attendance is down. […]
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VLOG: Preach Less On Money More On Generosity

Pastor, I want to help you gain confidence and freedom as you plan your future preaching. Now, I know money is not your favorite topic and you would rather not have to preach about it. I get it. So let me help you preach less about it. I want you to think for a moment […]
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Podcast: Episode 13- Making Giving Easy and Fun for Givers

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Ray Gary, co-founder and CEO of iDonate. During their conversation, they discuss how to personalize the generosity program in your organization. Best Quotes “After pursuing success for 30 years, I became convicted that I should be using the gifts and talents God had […]
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Digital Giving for a Smaller, Older Church

We get a significant number of calls from churches that are very eager to explore the options of digital giving for their church. However, many approach us with this thought in their minds that they might be too small or not have enough younger members to take full advantage of digital giving services. So if […]
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Generous Parents Raise Generous Kids

Recently the Barna Group along with Thrivent released a study called “The Generosity Gap.” One of the patterns it uncovered was the power of modeling generosity, especially in the home. It appears that more generosity is discussed and learned in the home the chances of a child being generous as an adult are greatly increased. […]
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Giving Heroes In Genesis

I get so inspired when I think about how the Bible leads with the generosity story right from the very beginning. It doesn’t arrive after the law or when the Temple needs to be built. The Bible just starts with it from the very first family. Here are a few giving heroes that can inspire […]
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Radical Tools to Create Surplus Thinking

  If you haven’t had your third cup of coffee this morning, I want to suggest you stop reading this blog and go get it. Then close your office door, crank up the music, and get ready to dive into a radical tool to help you create surplus thinking. Before we get started, I want […]
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