Top 10 Characteristics Of A Non-Generous Church

I constantly hear pastors bemoan why their church is not more generous. “Our people just don’t give enough” or “We aren’t a rich church”  or “We are just a small church” are the most common replies I encounter. It is so easy for expansive generosity to be considered an experience for someone else. Before you […]

What is Crowdfunding and Why Should My Church Unleash It?

According to Wikipedia, “crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.” You may have heard of companies like Go Fund Me or Kick Starter. Facebook has also become very active in crowdfunding with birthday and Giving Tuesday […]

Vlog: Different Generations Give Differently

Different generations view generosity differently. Often time leaders view their way of giving as the preferred way. Let’s connect the different generational views of generosity and grow together.

Next Generation Giving: The Power of the Heart Part 4

Generosity of all kinds is a fruit from a deeper work in our hearts. Let’s take a moment to reflect intuitively on what causes generosity to rise up within us. We can be generous toward a family member or friend because our heart is drawn toward them due to our relationship. Or we can behave […]

Vlog: Best and First Givers

This video will help you think through the tools available for givers of all generations. The goal is making giving easy for first-time givers so they become your best givers.

Podcast Episode: 29 Learn Where Generous Churches Are Trending

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Patrick Johnson, the director of Generous Church. During their conversation, they discuss statistical trends from generous churches. Best Quotes “We get called in if they want to grow generosity apart from fundraising.” “There’s a growing trend among churches who are getting serious about […]

Next Generation Giving: The Power of Digital, Part 2

Digital giving does not increase giving in and of itself. Not sure if you expected this message from me or not, but it is true. However, if your intention is to grow generosity in everyone you must unleash all forms of digital giving. Then you will need to lead them well. And there isn’t just […]

VLOG: Financial vs. Serving Generosity

Most pastors believe there is a difference between financial and serving generosity. However, the majority of congregational members view them as interchangeable.