Vlog: Most Generous Era in American History

Generosity is on the rise all across our country. We are living in the most generous era in American history. There are more nonprofit causes today than ever. They are growing at a faster rate than the for-profit business. It’s a great day to be in the business of generosity.

10 Clues To Know Church Debt Is Right

If you are one of my good stewardship friends and are cringing at the title of this blog, please forgive me and read on. Debt is a very polarizing issue, no one is really for it, but some are willing to leverage it. Then, others leverage it way too much and get into big trouble. […]

Episode 64: How Fasting and Prayer Fuel Ministry

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Kie Bowman, lead pastor of Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin, TX, President of Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, and author of City of Prayer. During their conversation they discuss fasting and prayer and how they can fuel your ministry. Best Quotes “If […]

Vlog: How Generous Disciples Transform Culture

When you think of a generous culture do you think of more money or more disciples? Most often I hear pastors talk of a generous culture with the thought of more money. But that is a small goal. We will never have a generous church until it is filled with generous disciples being led by […]

Episode 63: What Does Extravagant Generosity Look Like for Your City?

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by David Dykes, lead pastor of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, TX. During their conversation they discuss how the church should be known as the most generous organization in the city. Best Quotes “We challenge our members to go into the community and […]

Rating Your Church’s Debt

Church debt can be a polarizing topic. Some are staunchly against it, viewing it as sin. While others are ok to engage some debt even though they would rather not. It feels necessary and practical. I have seen debt bind, divide, and kill a church. I have also seen it propel a ministry forward with […]

Vlog: 5 Steps to Grow Joy-Filled Generosity

Second Corinthians 9:7 says, “Each person should do as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or out of compulsion, since God loves a cheerful giver.” Pastor, I’m sure you’ve heard and given sermons on this verse about being a cheerful giver. You probably know that the greek word refers to being beyond cheerful, […]

Episode 61: The #1 Money Issue for Couples

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Shaunti Feldhahn, a social researcher, best-selling author, and speaker. During their conversation they discuss the #1 challenges couples face when it comes to money. Best Quotes “The biggest obstacle is the absolute inability of most husbands and wives to sit down at the […]