Episode 570: Vance Roush on Why Millennials Will Be The Most Generous Generation, Tectonic Financial Shifts, And How Planning Not to Lose Kills Organizations

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Overflow founder and CEO Vance Roush talks about why millennials will be the most generous generation, tectonic financial shifts happening right now, the difference between the ways Boomers and Millennials think about giving and money, and how planning not to lose kills organizations.

Welcome to Episode 570 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes below or search for the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts and listen for free.

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Compassion International

I’d like to highlight a ministry that is all about the local church – Compassion International. Compassion’s mission is to release children from poverty in Jesus’ Name, and they fulfill their mission by partnering with churches located in areas with extreme poverty.

Did you know that every sponsored child, all 2.2 million, are cared for by a local church in their community? Every single one.

Compassion partners with over 8400 churches in the developing world, which means if your church partners with Compassion, you are helping a pastor and church reach its community with the love of Jesus.

If you are a church leader, Compassion provides valuable resources for your congregation, too.

As a pastor, Compassion offered our church an amazing opportunity for outreach. It allowed everyone in our church to be personally engaged in missions – I trust Compassion, and they made it easy for me as a lead pastor.

Visit Compassion.com/Carey to explore resources Compassion has available for your church. That’s Compassion.com/Carey.


If you’re like most pastors, your outreach strategy looks nothing like it did a year ago, let alone 10 or 20 years. Things change at the speed of light.

And since they didn’t teach marketing in seminary, you’re going to want to pay attention to this revolutionary program from Gloo called REACH.

In the last year, REACH has connected over 127,000 people with churches across the country. That’s an average of 12 new contacts every month for churches that sign up.

Here’s how it works:

Gloo partners with recognizable national campaigns for Jesus.

You’ve probably seen some:
He Gets Us
Churches Care
And many others

When people respond to those campaigns and ask to connect with a church, Gloo matches them with a church in their city.

Then, your church receives connections in a dedicated inbox using Gloo’s suite of FREE texting tools to communicate and build relationships.

It’s easy to use, doesn’t require additional staff, and costs are covered by Kingdom-Minded donors who want you to have access to this one-of-a-kind solution.

The best part? 

With others focused on running expensive and complex campaigns,

You’re free to focus on what you do best: Building more life-changing relationships.

So, what are you waiting for? Go to get.gloo.us/reach to sign up and connect with more people from your community who need you. 

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Carey Nieuwhof is a best-selling leadership author, speaker, podcaster, former attorney, and church planter. He hosts one of today’s most influential leadership podcasts, and his online content is accessed by leaders over 1.5 million times a month. He speaks to leaders around the world about leadership, change, and personal growth.