Cultivate Generosity is a course that will guide, stretch and encourage you on your journey as you lead your church towards greater generosity.
Created by I Like Giving- the largest producer of generosity content viewed by more than 120 million people worldwide- Cultivate Generosity is a course to teach you the method and give you resources to shape your churches’ understanding of generosity. You will be better equipped to relate to major givers in your church, and have the tools inspire your church into giving like never before.
“I Like Giving has hit another home run. Their Cultivate Generosity course is a tool that will enlighten leaders as they build a culture of generosity in the local church. If pastors will take the content of this course and apply it, they will create a culture of generosity that will bless the server and the served.
I give this course two thumbs up.”
- Roger, Minneapolis
This 6-session video course also comes with a digital workbook designed to guide you through each of the lessons covering topics like:
- How to effectively share your own stories
- How to clearly cast your vision for the church
- Managing your relationship with major givers
Each session includes a video training and workbook that will help you personalize a plan to unlock giving like never before. With the addition of 2 Bonus Sessions- you'll receive extra resources and world-class films that will inspire giving in brand new ways. With your registration, you'll have access to a few of our films that you can use in your teaching.
I Like Giving has worked with hundreds of pastors and spoken with thousands of church goers- and we believe that every church can experience the joy that comes when giving is embraced and celebrated!
StartAll Downloadable Resources (16:28)
StartWhat is the Generous Life? With Brad Formsma (6:58)
StartGenerosity Looks Like... Featuring Teaching from Dick Foth (9:43)
StartThe Power of Story in Your Teaching (15:29)
StartGrowing in Generosity: An Interview with Mark Batterson (37:48)
StartUnderstanding Major Givers in Your Church (8:03)
StartGenerosity and Your Vision: An Interview with Kenton Beshore (24:59)
StartBonus Session: The Next Generations Voice on Generosity (4:05)
StartBonus Session: How to Host a "Celebrate Generosity" Weekend at Your Church (3:15)
Brad Formsma is the author of the best-selling book "I Like Giving: The Transforming Power of a Generous Life" and “Everyday Generosity: Becoming a Generous Family in a Selfie World.” He is the Founder of I Like Giving, an organization which has inspired more than 120 million people in 170 countries to live generously.
Brad helps leading businesses and churches around the country increase engagement, improve health, and increase giving through one of his messages on seven ways to live generously. He’s had the opportunity to speak to hundreds of thousands of people at corporations, conferences, churches and community events. Brad also serves families each year by facilitates a one day experience “Generosity For Generations,” bringing multiple generations of a family together to discuss generosity so their story and values live on.
Mark Batterson serves as lead pastor of National Community Church in Washington, DC.One church with seven locations.NCC is focused on reaching emerging generations and meets in theaters throughout the DC metro area. NCC also owns and operates Ebenezers Coffeehouse, The Miracle Theatre, as well as the DC Dream Center.Mark holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University and is the New York Times bestselling author of 15 books, including The Circle Maker, In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day, Wild Goose Chase and has recently released Whisper and Play the Man.Mark is married to Lora and they live on Capitol Hill with their three children: Parker, Summer, and Josiah.
Kenton Beshore was Senior Pastor of Mariners Church in Irvine, California for nearly 35 years. Under his leadership, Mariners has grown from 250 to over 13,000 weekly attenders. Kenton has an M.A. from Talbot Seminary and the Institute of London where he studied with Dr. John Stott. He and his wife, Laurie, have four grown children.
Drew Formsma is widely known as a voice to his generation and a peer who can communicate with them unlike any adult. He began speaking with his dad in 2016 at the age of fourteen to audiences of tens of thousands of people around the world on the simple idea that generosity is the key to a better life. Drew lives in Southern California with his family and has set his sights on playing the top 100 golf courses in America by the age of forty.
Dick Foth is an author, storyteller, and popular speaker.He holds a master’s degree from Wheaton College Graduate School and a doctorate from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He and Ruth have invested the last twenty-five years working in the marketplace of business and government to encourage leaders in their personal lives.Dick also serves on the teaching teams of four congregations, including the multi-site National Community Church pastored by Mark Batterson in Washington, D. C.