Join me in Indianapolis – November 9th

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 […]

Four Observations from Spring Church Capital Campaigns

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 […]

Top 6 Findings from Generosity Audits in 2015

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 […]

Six Reasons People Do Not Give to Your Church’s Mission

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 […]

Telling Generosity Stories of Life Change

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. […]