Episode 82: The Presence of God and Generosity

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Vance Pitman, the pastor at Hope Church in Las Vegas, Nevada. During their conversation they discuss the power of God’s presence and how His kingdom ushers in generous living. Best Quotes “We all know He is faithful in calling us, what we sometimes […]

Vlog: Millennials Are Flocking to Generosity Events!

When I speak with pastors about fundraising events, they often do not want to do things that might adversely affect budget giving. So we put all of our eggs in one basket, and we only allow people to give to one thing: the budget. That is deficit thinking. Let me encourage you, if you are […]

Episode 80: Maximizing Your Virtual and Social Engagement

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Chris Martin, former social media manager. During their conversation they discuss creating a long-term strategy for social media. Best Quotes “The entire Internet is social, not just the social media apps that come to mind.” “How we use the social Internet is revealing […]

4 Volunteer Shifts Church Leaders Must Recognize

How has volunteerism gone for your church in 2020? I like to call it “serving generosity” and it certainly has seen its share of shifts this year.  First, most volunteer positions were parked on the sideline.  Then, while being parked at church, people naturally began serving those closest to them. They were somewhat forced to […]

Episode 79: Is Your Church Brand Generosity Friendly?

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Lee Ann Martin, the President of Design373, and Nathan Gaddis, the Ministry Strategist for Design373. During their conversation they discuss why a church brand matters. Best Quotes “When we partner with churches all over the country and we start with social media, everything […]

10 Benchmarks for a Powerful Succession Plan

Guess what? Every position in your church will turn over leadership multiple times in the history of its ministry. No person or position is permanent. Because of this I believe every church needs an active and dynamic succession plan for all key leadership positions. The instructions of the by laws are not sufficient. They are […]

Episode 78: What Is Happening In Stewardship Ministry Around the Globe?

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Brandon Sieben, CEO of Compass Global. During their conversation they discuss global resources, trends, and movements. Best Quotes “We’ve got a huge amount of passion for leadership, and specifically Jesus being the prime example to follow there.” “We need the church to be […]

Episode 77: Serving Generosity for Your City

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Dino Rizzo, the Executive Director of the Association of Related Churches, also known as ARC. During their conversation they discuss how every church regardless of size, age, or resource depth can serve its city to the highest level. Best Quotes “Every community has […]