7 Ways Generosity Can Thrive In Your Church Even If You’re Not Gathering

To say these are interesting times for pastors and other church leaders is an understatement. This current season is a heart-wrenching time to shepherd people. First of all, let me encourage you: Jesus Christ died for His church. He has more at stake in her success than you do, so don’t take more on yourself […]

Episode 56: How God Uses Business People to Fund Kingdom Vision

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by John Rinehart, the Founder and Team Leader of Gospel Patrons. During their conversation they discuss the practical fuel of vision. Best Quotes “A gospel patron is the business leader behind the move of God that nobody knows.” “The way the Son of God’s […]

Why the Tithing Message Is Short-Sighted

I believe in tithing, sort of. Now, let me explain. There is a good bit of debate as to many aspects of tithing. First of all, not all pastors believe the Old Testament law of tithing – donating 10% of personal income – still applies today to modern believers. Next, studies have shown that many […]

Vlog: Two Churches Six Digit Surplus

Two churches shared their experience with six digit surplus with me. These churches were normal churches with normal pastors just like yours. And you can experience overflow just like them as well. What’s the secret? Holistic generosity.

How To Talk About Giving So People Won’t Tune You Out

Money is one of the most prominent life topics, so why are church leaders so shy to broach the subject? Just peruse the internet for the biggest headlines and you will discover topics like the economy, government waste, Wall Street roller coaster, countless articles on how to earn money quick and easy, or how to […]

Episode 52: Talking About Money Without Wearing Out Your Welcome

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gary Montgomery, Executive Director of Compass-Kentucky. During their conversation, they discuss the tension of needing resources to accomplish vision and the fear of wearing out the conversation. Best Quotes “On the surface, the tension is there because we don’t want to raise funds.” […]

Vlog: Soul Generosity

If I wanted to begin a healthy stewardship and generosity culture in my church, I wouldn’t talk about money. I would want to introduce the topic as an attribute of discipleship. We call that Soul Generosity. God is an unbelievably generous God that is there for us and receives us over and over again. And […]

Episode 51: Naming Easily Overlooked Generosity Fails

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gunnar Johnson, founder of Learn Generosity. During their conversation, they discuss the most common missteps church leaders unknowingly make when it comes to generosity. Best Quotes “The most effective way to preach on money is to sprinkle it in just like Jesus did.” […]