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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Podcast Episode 41: Helping Your Staff Grow in Giving

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen and George Thompson, Stewardship Pastor at Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood, CA, are joined by Leo Sabo, President of the Christian Stewardship Network. During their conversation, they discuss being a passionate leader in the stewardship area and how to have the whole team succeed. Best […]

11 Bible Givers You Will Want To Meet

The Bible is filled with practical stories of how individuals pursued generosity. Most thrived in generosity while a few could use some grace and practice. However, we can all learn from both. I know I have failed enough times and could use the inspiration to keep at it. Take a look at these real-life givers […]

VLOG: The Hidden Church Resource Drain

Over-budgeting can often be an over-looked hole in the system that create pressure all year long.