Episode 56: How God Uses Business People to Fund Kingdom Vision

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by John Rinehart, the Founder and Team Leader of Gospel Patrons. During their conversation they discuss the practical fuel of vision. Best Quotes “A gospel patron is the business leader behind the move of God that nobody knows.” “The way the Son of God’s […]

Vlog: When Church Debt is Overwhelming

What do you do when your church debt feels overwhelming? Debt is stifling when it gets to about 4 times your annual income or more. When you get in those situations, I find that church leaders want to reduce their debt as soon as possible, but I want to caution you against that. You aren’t […]

Episode 54: How to Become a Personal Fundraiser

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Scott Morton, international funding coach for Navigators, author, trainer, and speake.. During their conversation they discuss the topic of personal fundraising. Best Quotes “God’s will done in God’s way never lacks God’s supplies—but it requires a wise Biblical fundraising plan!” “Social media is […]

Vlog: Rating Church Debt

How much church debt is the right amount of debt? Ideally, we all want to be in a no debt situation, but I’ve seen churches with no debt making no impact and seen other churches carrying large debts growing by thousands. Here are strategies for every church – no matter the debt you carry – […]

Vlog: Deficit Thinking is Dangerous

One of the most dangerous killers of generosity in the local church is deficit thinking. It can sound like we are doing something great by protecting our people or protecting our budget. But when we say we are not going to celebrate those who have the spiritual gift of generosity or that we aren’t going […]

Episode 52: Talking About Money Without Wearing Out Your Welcome

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gary Montgomery, Executive Director of Compass-Kentucky. During their conversation, they discuss the tension of needing resources to accomplish vision and the fear of wearing out the conversation. Best Quotes “On the surface, the tension is there because we don’t want to raise funds.” […]

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 […]

Podcast Episode 50: Uncovering the Hidden Treasure of Generosity Events

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Ray Gary, founder and CEO of iDonate. During their conversation, they uncover the hidden power that events hold to unleash giving in the local church. Best Quotes “When we think about the church we understand the value of corporate fellowship probably better than […]