Episode 78: What Is Happening In Stewardship Ministry Around the Globe?

In this episode of the Generosity Podcast, Todd McMichen is joined by Brandon Sieben, CEO of Compass Global. During their conversation they discuss global resources, trends, and movements.

Best Quotes

“We’ve got a huge amount of passion for leadership, and specifically Jesus being the prime example to follow there.”

“We need the church to be successful to advance the Kingdom, including handling finances God’s way.”

“Our ministry’s vision is to advance the Kingdom by making financial disciples so that they can become free to serve Him, come closer to Christ, and fulfill the Great Commission.”

“When you are on the ropes, dealing with the pandemic, and having money issues, there is really nothing else to do but give it to Christ.”

“What’s unique around the wold right now is that they are playing offense and we are playing defense in America.”

“They are extremely bold on faith. They are serious about obedience. And they are aggressive on financial discipleship.”

“Let’s get back on offense. How do we get back to the basics – the Bible, Jesus, and discipleship?”

“To the outside world, the church has been largely silent on where God is in all this and what we should be doing as Christians.”

“Stewardship is managing your time, your talent, your treasure, and improving your situation financially. In discipleship the focus is clearly on other people and helping other people grow. Financial Discipleship is the evolution of stewardship.”

Brandon Sieben graduated with a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Iowa. He also studied International Business at the Universidad de Alicante in Alicante, Spain and Latin American business and culture at the Instituto de Idioma Espanol in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Brandon is the former President of Allsteel and officer of HNI Corporation, one of the largest manufacturers of office furniture in the world. During his tenure at HNI Corporation (1994-2019), Brandon held multiple senior leadership roles spanning a variety of global and domestic businesses, markets, and customers. His broad-based business background includes creating and executing vision and strategy for growth and turnaround companies. Brandon also serves on the board of directors of Central Banc, Inc. in Illinois. Brandon was raised in a committed Christian family and married his high school sweetheart, Deb. They have three daughters Kay, Nina, and Georgia, and currently reside in Iowa City, Iowa. They have been applying what the Bible says about handling money their entire marriage and are actively involved in ministry in their local church and community. After nearly three years in a mentoring relationship with Founder and Chairman Howard Dayton, Brandon joined Compass – finances God’s way as its President and CEO in September, 2019. Brandon is excited to serve Compass in pursuit of its global vision to see everyone, everywhere, faithfully living by God’s financial principles in every area of their lives.

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