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10 Observations about High Capacity Givers

I’ve never seen a spiritual ministry that did not have physical needs. In fact, there is a direct correlation between the level of spiritual impact and the need for physical infrastructure. For a church to reach its kingdom potential, it is imperative that it learns how to connect with high capacity givers (HCG’s). As a […]
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VLOG: How Do I Start a Generosity Ministry?

Generosity by LifeWay is here to provide tools to successfully launch a generosity ministry. It’s just like having a full-time Generosity pastor on your team. In this video, Todd discusses leadership recruitment, timing, and available resources.
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Podcast: Episode 7- What Does a Generosity Ministry Look Like?

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gunnar Johnson, stewardship pastor at Gateway Church in Dallas, Texas, founder of Learn Generosity, and executive vice president at MortarStone. During their conversation, they discuss what a thriving generosity ministry looks like. Best Quotes “We’ve got to define exactly what we mean and […]
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How to Inspire a Giving Spirit in Your Church

Giving is one of the most important disciplines in the life of the local church. It is important for discipleship because it increases an individual’s faith and usefulness. Generosity is important for families because kids raised in generous homes are more likely to live generously as adults. Finally, giving is critical to carry on the […]
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VLOG: Four Generosity Drivers

  Often times, when pastors think of generosity, the giving of money, comes quickly to mind. When churches struggle financially, giving again comes to mind. Then, when church budgets are feeling the pressure, year after year, giving comes to mind again. Well, what if giving wasn’t the issue? What if there are a few other […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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