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 […]

Episode 76: Leading the 5 Types of Givers in Your Church

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Jeff Crook, senior pastor of Christ Place Church in Flowery Branch, GA. During their conversation they discuss launching a strategic discipleship pathway for generosity by uniting clear vision language and the five types of givers. Best Quotes “Everything we do is flowing out […]

Vlog: How to Engage Non-Digital Givers in Digital Giving

There is a group who will never become digital givers. But you can still lead them in the digital age. You can help them understand autodraft and e-checks that come securely from their banks directly to your church. This will help them be more consistent. There is another group of non-digital givers that will make […]

Episode 75: The Art of Processing Church Trends

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Warren Bird, Vice President of Research and Equipping at the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). During their conversation they discuss facts and trends, how to sift through them, and lead with confidence. Best Quotes “My role with the research side is to […]

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 […]

Vlog: Why Digital Giving Is Important to Pastoral Leadership

Most pastors aren’t actively involved in digital giving because they are disciplined and enjoy the physical demonstration of their generosity. But when pastors do not engage in digital giving they have a hard time optimizing and advocating for it. To help you in the area of digital giving, go online and use your digital giving […]