VLOG: Two Dreams

Pastor, have you ever spent the time thinking about what motivates your desire to see people give more? I do not think I have ever met a pastor who did not want to see giving increase in his church. So occasionally we muster up the courage to preach on money or have a guest speaker […]

Podcast Episode 19: Generosity Begins in the Parking Lot

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Bryan Rose, a lead navigator with Auxano. During their conversation, they discuss how generosity and hospitality are not two separate things. Best Quotes “The word generospitality comes from the question, ‘How do we connect generosity and hospitality?’” “What was really attractive about the […]

Podcast: Episode 18- Easy Ways to Be Generous to Your City

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Eric Koehler, pastor of ValleyPoint Church in Glen Mills, PA. During their conversation, they discuss leading the church to be generous in the city. Best Quotes “Love days are simply our opportunity as a church to think about others by loving and serving […]

Five Holes in Your Hospitality… to fill ASAP

On a recent episode of the My Ministry Breakthrough podcast, Danny Franks tells the incredible story of a parking lot volunteer that eventually became a church planter in China. It all started with a conversation with some visiting exchange students and a leader taking the time to do more than only help someone park their car. […]

Podcast: Episode 16- Fasting, Scarcity, and Overflow Part 2

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Skye Jethani, author of What’s Wrong With Religion, podcast host, speaker, and consultant. During their conversation, they discuss how media fasts lead to generosity and contrasting scarcity and overflow. Best Quotes “A lot of Christians engage in generosity either out of a sense […]

Growing a Generous Team

I want you to give some thought to what it would be like to be a part of a generous church, led by a generous staff, overflowing with generous people. Let’s work this in reverse so you can get a clear picture of the dream. While generous people can be described in many ways, I […]

Podcast Episode 15 : The Power of Culture, Communication, and Generosity Part 1

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Skye Jethani, author of What’s Wrong With Religion, podcast host, speaker, and consultant. During their conversation, they discuss the power of culture, communication, and generosity. Best Quotes “What would it look like to take a step backward and talk about where generosity fits […]

5 Motivations To Raise Your Financial IQ

Most pastors see the finances of the church as important but are not really passionate about leading them. I get it, few people are into math, numbers, and spreadsheets. Just seeing the weekly offering number each week is usually more than enough. Someone else can dig into the details. A few years ago we conducted […]