Podcast Episode 48: Generosity Resources Pastors Need on the Ready

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Gunnar Johnson, noted stewardship expert, author, consultant, and founder of LearnGenerosity.com. During their conversation, they discuss the most effective generosity and stewardship resources.

Best Quotes

“Howard Dayton’s book Your Money Counts is like reading a commentary on money in the Bible.”

“The Generous Life Journey was specifically written to help pastors get a feel for where to start teaching the Bible on money.”

“If you begin to see money, possessions, and generosity in the Word of God, it will become a conviction no one can talk you out of.”

“The real revolution is leading the transformation, not focused on the transaction.”

“Every age group does not need the same content. You do need to have a multi-age approach.”

“I wrote The Generous Life Journey to give people the steps it takes to grow into becoming a generous giver.”

“You can teach all you want on financial practical stuff, but if they don’t get the Lordship issue in their life right then they won’t grow into all the Lord wants them to be.”

“Our culture does not teach Biblical principles of money management.”

Before founding Generosity and Stewardship Strategies and co-founding Financial Freedom International, Gunnar Johnson was a local church Pastor and business owner. He had the privilege of serving as an Executive Stewardship Pastor at Gateway Church in Southlake Texas for 11 years. Prior to Gateway Church, Gunnar served for 2 years as a Stewardship Minister at the The Hills Church in North Richland Hills, Texas. Prior to 13 years of vocational ministry he owned a Drywall business in Florida, and a Chem-Dry carpet cleaning company in Texas while serving on staff with Howard Dayton and Larry Burkett at Crown Financial Ministry.

Gunnar has a passion for teaching Biblical Generosity and Financial Stewardship to individuals, churches, non-profits and businesses. He loves watching how they grow through the power of God’s Word.

You can learn more about Gunnar’s ministry here: www.learngenerosity.com.

Recommended Resources

Generosity by Lifeway

Learn Generosity

Contact Learn Generosity for instructions on how to receive The Generous Life Journey by Gunnar Johnson for free


Kingdom Advisors

Your Money Counts by Howard Dayton

Money, Possessions, and Eternity by Randy Alcorn

The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn

The Generous Life Journey by Gunnar Johnson

Giving and Getting in the Kingdom by R. Mark Dillon

A Revolution in Generosity by Wesley Willmer

God Owns It All by Ron Blue

Splitting Heirs by Ron Blue

Generous Living by Ron Blue

Wealth to Last by Larry Burkett and Ron Blue

Your Money After the Big 5-0 by Larry Burkett and Ron Blue

The Blessed Life by Robert Morris

The Financial Freedom Course

Art Rainer

Gospel Patrons by John Rinehart

Stories of the Generous Life by William High