Episode 66: How Financial Health Increases Future Generosity

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Michael Martin, the President of ECFA, Evangelical Council of Financial Accountability. During their conversation they help pastors understand how givers view financial accountability helping them become more generous. Best Quotes “What are some ways that you can actually demonstrate and communicate the ways […]

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 62: Millennials Radical Approach to Money and Generosity

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by John Cortines, co-author of God and Money and True Riches, and COO of Generous Giving. During their conversation they discuss how John’s life purpose was unexpectedly and radically changed. Best Quotes “God took a couple of knuckleheads with really bad theologies of money […]

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 […]

Master Your Money

When was the last time you counseled someone through a difficult decision? Yesterday? Last week? Likely it was sometime in the recent past! Although there are decisions where the answer is black and white, don’t you find that most hard decisions are nuanced and require you to access wisdom as you shepherd and lead people? […]

Above and Beyond Giving Is Here to Stay

Pastor, I have some great news. Generosity is on the rise with the most generous people across the United States. Statistically speaking, charitable giving dollars have never been higher. This growth is being achieved in large part due to giving people increasing their generosity year after year. Additionally, I previously spent two decades in the […]