Top 10 Characteristics Of A Non-Generous Church

I constantly hear pastors bemoan why their church is not more generous. “Our people just don’t give enough” or “We aren’t a rich church”  or “We are just a small church” are the most common replies I encounter. It is so easy for expansive generosity to be considered an experience for someone else. Before you […]

Podcast Episode 37: Topics to Teach Beyond Stewardship 101

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen and co-host George Thompson, Pastor of Stewardship at Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood, are joined by Dave Briggs, Stewardship Pastor at Central Christian Church, in Phoenix, AZ. During their conversation, they discuss going beyond the basics of stewardship training. Best Quotes “God impressed on me […]

VLOG: Three Common Money Mistakes

Pastors, if you take the time to focus on these three most common mistakes you will see a generous culture and a giving spirit grow in your church!

Podcast Episode 36: Generosity Passages You Can Preach

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gunnar Johnson, founder of Learn Generosity. During their conversation, they discuss turning generosity passages of the Bible into teaching opportunities. Best Quotes “Pastors, get your pen and paper ready. We might just give you your sermon for this Sunday today.” “Anytime you are […]

Benefits of Benevolence Buckets

Recently, I was speaking to a group of pastors when one of them shared a very simple idea that actually possessed several generosity benefits. He called it Benevolence Buckets and here is how it works. Once a month at the end of the worship service they place Benevolence Buckets on the floor by the doors. […]

Podcast Episode 35: How Your Data Can Drive Increased Engagement

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Bill Newman, president of Servant PC. During their conversation, they discuss how to turn your data into a successful engagement strategy. Best Quotes “Why track any of this information at all if you aren’t going to use it to grow the ministry?” “There […]

The Power of Serving Your City

I believe the local church should be known as the most generous organization in every city. When I say this, I am not intending to be competitive with other great nonprofit organizations or to diminish other wildly important enterprises for which a church could be known. I simply believe that the city in which your […]

Vlog: Giving Might be Good and You May Never Know

Sometimes taking a deeper dive into your church finances you may find that your church giving might be good and sometimes the setbacks can be found in the budget and output of church finances.