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 […]

Using Events to Raise Giving and Outreach

Churches tend to have pretty polar opposite opinions of fundraising events. For some it is an unstoppable tradition, like the “Student Talent Show” to pay for camp scholarships or the “Annual Missions Banquet.” For others, fundraising events are a big “no no.” The reason some do events is obvious, to raise more support. The reason […]

Increasing Top Of Mind Generosity

Speed really matters these days. Change is happening at an unstoppable pace. No one can wait until Sunday to speak, engage, direct, disciple. Now is the time and the kingdom is advancing. I am a lay person and I have been for twenty years. To be fair, I spent the first fifteen years in full […]

Episode 74: Why Every Church Needs a Partner Foundation

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Bill High, the President of The Signatry, a global Christian foundation. During their conversation they discuss why every church needs an actual relationship with an institution known as a Christian Foundation. Best Quotes “So many times we see people who grow in spiritual […]

15 Meeting Starters To Create Ministry Goals During COVID-19

At this point in time we have been through several leadership stages related to this COVID-19 ministry season. First, we all reacted, then re-reacted, then re-reacted again. The landscape was changing by the hour and we had no idea what our national, state, and city officials would and would not permit. Congratulations on successfully navigating […]

3 Types of Online Givers to Reach During the COVID-19 Outbreak

As churches of all sizes are going virtual, digital giving is becoming a must-have. However, simply having online giving may not be enough to facilitate faithful giving. It’s critical that church leaders think like givers by creating an experience that is easy and rewarding for the giver—particularly during seasons like our current season of coronavirus social distancing, when the […]

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 […]

Vlog: Family Generosity

There are many stories in the Bible that talk about generous families. We’ve written some sermons and resources for you related to them called Family Generosity. One of my favorite of these is about Adam, Eve, Cain, and Abel. They go to worship to participation generosity. One kid gets it right and one doesn’t. There […]