Vlog: What is a Generosity Ministry?

At Generosity by LifeWay, we set out to give you all the tools you need for a Generosity Ministry. Here we will explain what a Generosity Ministry is, how you create a vision for one, and how you launch one in your church. There are five areas of church financial ministry: stewardship, generosity, church finance, […]

Podcast Episode 44: Helping Pastors Minister to Successful Business Leaders

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Bill High, founder and CEO of The Signatry, a Global Christian Foundation. During their conversation, they discuss shepherding and leading the most successful business leaders in your church. Best Quotes “A business leader is trying to lead and grow a business. He’s trying […]

Giving Can Make You Happy

Over the past few years I have read several research projects that directly link the experience of giving to the feeling of happiness. Some of these projects have been extremely impressive in the depth and focus. For instance, one found that giving a material gift certainly elicits positive emotions in the receiver of the gift. […]

Vlog: The Generosity Crisis, Part 3

There are hundreds and thousands of resources out there, but you probably won’t invest the time to research them. Let us make that easy for you. Here we will address the technology, leadership, and discipleship opportunities to let you know where to find resources. Technology: We will help your church be able to facilitate a […]

Top 20 Proverbs on Giving Without Regretting

Christmas is the one time of the year when giving is on the forefront of everyone’s mind, and possibly, heart. You can witness it in the retailer raking it in, the mom preparing for guests, or the Salvation Army volunteer ringing that bell. Everywhere you go, it is the season of giving. Then soon all […]

Vlog: The Generosity Crisis, Part 2

Now that we know what we learned about generosity in, The Generosity Crisis, Part 1, how does the church respond? Most people don’t show up to church with cash or a checkbook prepared for offering. They also aren’t attending church as frequently as they did in the past. By addressing these three opportunities you can […]

Podcast Episode 42: How Financial Freedom Empowers Ministry

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gunnar Johnson, former Stewardship Pastor, author, and President of Learn Generosity. During their conversation, they discuss the power of freedom affecting church ministry. Best Quotes “The ideal position for someone is out of debt, living with margin, having a good savings, but also […]

Born to Be Generous

You can’t stop generosity! It is natural, normal, and wired into the existence of every human being. So why are we so nervous about it at church? Give these thoughts some significant time to brew and see if they do not inspire, affirm, and empower a new direction. God is a generous God. He is […]