VLOG: Two Dreams

Pastor, have you ever spent the time thinking about what motivates your desire to see people give more? I do not think I have ever met a pastor who did not want to see giving increase in his church. So occasionally we muster up the courage to preach on money or have a guest speaker […]

Podcast: Episode 17 How to Grow a Generous Team

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gunnar Johnson, the Executive VP at MortarStone and former Stewardship Pastor at Gateway Church in Dallas, Texas. During their conversation, they discuss how to get paid staff support and volunteer lay-led support. Best Quotes “If you get the whole staff involved in your […]

The Money Challenge Book Review

Pastor, if you are looking for an easy to use, person friendly, church-wide tool to help people get in the game of tackling their finances with God’s wisdom, then The Money Challenge by Art Rainer might just be your solution. Not everyone is ready to jump into the deep end of a 12-week personal money […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]