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 […]

Good, Great, Anointed

The Lord has blessed me with having been in and out of scores of churches through decades of ministry. I have been honored to personally experience the depth, breadth, and width of the many expressions of the kingdom. I have seen the inspiring and the troubling. Many of the churches that contact me regarding financial […]

VLOG: Pressure to Passion

Exchange Pressure for Passion I want to take a moment and help us uncover our motives when it comes to money at church. I have been in the generosity space for 2 decades. I have listened to a lot of pastors as they seek to address whatever resource challenges or opportunities they may face, and […]

Podcast: Episode 10- Increasing Engagement with Absentees Increases Generosity, Gordon Daily

  In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gordon Daily, founder and president of Boxcast. During their conversation, they discuss using video streaming to keep church members engaged even when they can’t physically attend church. As promised here is a link to a free one on one consultation from Boxcast: […]

Two Generosity Dreams Every Pastor Needs

Here is an important question every pastor needs to answer. What is driving your passion for increased giving? Most pastors desire increased generosity. Often times, it can be motivated by the simple relief of a profound financial challenge. Other times, it is driven to solve a financial opportunity that is right around the corner. Many […]

Podcast: Episode 9- Raising Generous Kids in a Selfie World

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Drew Formsma, author of Everyday Generosity. During their conversation, they discuss how and why parents should teach their kids about generosity. Best Quotes “We really worked this together to help define and discover and demonstrate the ins and outs of generosity.” “It is […]

Top 10 Myths Of A 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 […]

VLOG: Giving Moment Can Occur At Anytime