Join me in Indy for: “Build Your Church’s Generosity Before Building Your Church“ Nov. 9th, from 9:30am-12:30pm. For far too long churches have accepted their default giving patterns and cultures. Church leaders have relied on giving principles that are dated and overused. The minds and motivations of givers today have changed dramatically. If churches […]
Resources from today’s webinar: Interview Matrix for discovering stories of generosity and transformation. Give.church mobile giving solution. Webinar Recording Let’s talk more. Capital Campaign in your future? Everyday Generosity?
2pm Eastern/11am Pacific today Register for this webinar. Take just a few small steps to normalize the generosity conversation and make a BIG impact on your church culture.
The variety of churches/environments that I get to serve makes my work so much fun. In this past season of church capital campaigns, that variety brought great opportunity and significance to the vision fulfillment. There were four major takeaways from this season that affirmed much of the emphasis I try to make with church leaders […]
I constantly marvel at those who are generous beyond expectations. They live with such freedom and joy. I used to think that their joy was because they already had money/wealth/blessing. But I have since discovered that money does not bring this freedom. No doubt, it is good to have money left over at the end […]
My work with coaching churches in matters of stewardship and generosity reveals consistent behaviors and patterns. Denomination, non-denomination, large, small, across the country… there are many similarities throughout the church in the Unites States. How does Generis uncover these behaviors and what can church leadership do about it? A Generosity Audit is a one-day assessment […]
Who taught you about generosity? Many have brought wisdom and illustrious generosity actions into my life, but some stand out more than others with consistent generosity in their daily lives.Take a moment and write down the name of the most generous person you know. Now write three characteristics of that person that you would want […]
Through our adventures in generosity with churches of all sizes and locations, we have discovered five significant themes behind a lack of giving. Pastor, your response to them may require a pastoral moment, a teaching moment, a blessing, or a hard conversation. Lead these people on a path to discovering the joy and blessing of […]
No, wait; you need friends (plural) who make you better. Surround yourself with friends who make you better and cause you to strive higher. If you are a pastor, your business is people. The people of your church need your time, your energy, your wisdom – they need you. They all look at you as someone […]
So how do you talk about money without becoming the church that always talks about money? To do this well, church leaders should consider the entire weekend experience, not just focus on the sermon. A worship service offers many opportunities to present stories of life change and to invite others to make changes in their own lives. […]