Podcast Episode 47: How Can a Pastor Fix His Own Finances, So He Can Lead With More Confidence?

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gary Montgomery, Executive Director of Compass-Kentucky. During their conversation, they discuss helping pastors move beyond their own financial issues.

Best Quotes

“The most common thing I hear is that no one ever taught me what it meant to handle money God’s way.”

“We are on a financial journey and we need someone to guide us along the way.”

“God’s Word is always right, it’s always relevant, and it never changes.”

“As we understand God’s way of handling money, we grow in spiritual maturity and we become more effective disciple makers.”

“If He is not Lord of all that I have, is He really Lord of my life?”

“In our Compass groups, while no one is ever asked to reveal their financial situation, there is way the course orchestrates great relationships.”

Gary Montgomery is the Executive Director of Compass-Kentucky, Inc. where he teaches people what the Bible says about handling money and how to apply it in their personal lives. Over the last 17 years, Gary has invested himself in full-time financial discipleship ministry working with individuals, churches and businesses across Kentucky and nearby states. He has a passion for helping churches and businesses develop a culture of financial discipleship and generosity. 

Gary joined Crown Financial Ministries staff in 2002 as KY State Director and formed Compass-Kentucky as a 501(C)3 non-profit ministry in 2010, as an affiliate of Compass-finances God’s way. Gary holds a Business Management degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College. He and his wife, Teresa, have been married for 34 years, have two grown children and reside in London, KY.

Recommended Resources

Generosity by Lifeway

Your Money Counts by Howard Dayton


Navigating Your Money God’s Way Study