Developing a Culture of Generosity in Your Church: An Interview with Church Growth Services

Episode #709
August 10, 2021
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The concept of generosity is an important part of the Christian faith. However, many pastors and church leaders struggle to develop a culture of joyful giving in their congregations. On today’s episode of Rainer on Leadership Thom and Sam talk with Michael Stadelmayer from Church Growth Services about how to develop a culture of generosity in your church.

  • Why is the concept of generosity so important to the local church?
  • What is something a pastor can do right now to help grow generosity in their church?
  • Are these simple steps a complete picture of developing a culture of generosity in your church?
  • What are a few of the most common or greatest barriers a pastor must overcome to develop an intentional generosity strategy?



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