• 5 Lessons

    20 Things a Minister Needs to Know

    We have all had moments in ministry when we’ve said, “WOW! I wish I had known *that* when I was getting started!” Well, there’s no teacher like personal experience. Bishop Dennis Page shares a wealth of knowledge from his own experiences and years of partnering with local church pastors in this course titled “20 Things a Minister Needs to Know.”
  • 11 Lessons

    Alternative Resources: Grant Funding

    Vision is a clear mental picture of what could be, fueled by the conviction that it should be.  However, we are often faced with more VISION than we have RESOURCES?  How do we actually fund the mission that God has put in our hearts?  In this course, you’ll learn practical information on creative ways to fund the vision.

  • 4 Lessons

    Basics of Graphic Design

    Graphic design can be completely overwhelming. We know how we want it to look, but we aren’t always sure how to make that happen. Or, we know how to make it happen, we just don’t have the time!  In this course, you’ll learn how to create quick and easy designs using pre-made templates.  You’ll also learn basics in Photoshop and where to go to find FREE and paid resources.  Once you finish this course, you’ll look like a graphic design pro!

  • 5 Lessons

    Being Stretched

    Many of us are aware of the physical benefits of exercising and stretching for our health. We also need to realize that stretching ourselves spiritually and in our leadership capacity will help us to broaden our reach in those areas. In this course, we will explore three essential components to being stretched in any area of our lives.
  • 3 Lessons

    Children’s Ministry Inner Structure

    A strong ministry is always supported by a strong structure. In this course we take a look at several key fundamental elements that create a structure to support a thriving and growing Children’s Ministry that supports all areas of Family Ministry.

  • 6 Lessons

    Closing the Gap

    Are you experiencing the frustration that many leaders experience when our current reality doesn’t match up with the dream that is in our hearts?  In this course you’ll learn how to move from a current reality of today to a defined goal for tomorrow?

  • 3 Lessons

    Creating Engaging Children’s Services

    There are a lot of days our kids ministry can look and sound a lot like a circus. In this course we look at how to prepare our volunteers, kids and all the resources available to us to create a worship experience for children to encounter a loving Savior.

  • 3 Lessons

    Evaluation: Assessing You, Your Team & Your Events

    In leadership, it’s often difficult to know when we are winning or hitting our goals.  How do you measure the effectiveness of your own leadership, team or ministry?  In this course, we will learn healthy tools, processes and systems that are necessary in creating a culture of success. 

  • 4 Lessons

    Finding Your Ministries Identity

    One thing we all want in this life is to know our purpose. Just as we all have a personality as individuals, so do our ministries. God has given each of our ministries a unique identity that He wants to use to reach the community He has placed us in. Let’s discover some practical steps to help discover the depth of our ministry’s personality beyond the Great Commission.
  • 4 Lessons

    From Guests to Givers

    The local church has been strategically positioned to make a difference in a local community. Unfortunately, many communities do not know that our churches exist. In this course, we will discuss the importance of reaching beyond our four walls so hopefully people will attend our services. Then, we can take action steps to move them from guests to givers.

  • 2 Lessons

    Growing Beyond

    Want to reach the people of your city? Want to make a lasting impact in your culture? You won’t if you remain an average church in North America. But, if you want to rise above average, this course is for you. We talk through why many churches never break the 200 barrier and what exactly must happen for your church to not only grow but make a lasting impact for generations to come.

  • 5 Lessons

    How to Successfully Lead a Worship Team

    Being a dynamic worship leader goes way beyond talent. In this course we will discover the aspects that are often missed in leading an effective and “God honoring” team.

  • 9 Lessons

    Influencing Your Community

    What does it look like to truly pastor our communities and make a significant impact as we love others with the love of Jesus?  In this course, we will learn practical ways to influence our communities with the Gospel. 
  • 4 Lessons

    Keys to Effective Leadership

    What You Will Learn Quality Leadership The Key of Reality 6 Rules for Successful Leadership Casting a Realistic Eye The Key of Responsibility
  • 6 Lessons

    Laughing & Lasting in Ministry

    A life of ministry is never boring, and is packed full of purpose; but even the most passionate leader has contemplated quitting-or at least redefining our leadership roles. In this course, you’re invited to dig a little deeper into what it really takes to last through the demands of ministry life, and to stay true to the unique purpose that God designed within you. You are more than your title or your tasks, and your ability to endure is less a conversation about character and more a conversation about coping with the experiences and emotions that you face. This course on laughing and lasting in ministry will create interactive space for you to: Evaluate Theological Concepts for Personal Sustainability, Understand the Components of Clergy Well-being and Consider the Benefits of Well-being for our own contexts. Much of the content of this course is provided through The Flourishing In Ministry Project, Mendoza School of Business at Notre Dame. Find the full report of their work at: We would like to thank the Collective Resource Renewal for providing these resources. For more information, visit
  • 24 Lessons

    LeaderLabs 1.0

    Ten Essential Skills PROGRAM DISTINCTIVES FOCUS ON CONTEXT SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES Context is a critical component of successful leadership. A brilliant leader in one situation…
  • 3 Lessons

    Multi-Campus Ministry

    If you are currently or preparing to lead a campus in your church, you may have many questions. In this course we discuss 3 basic principles to help you and your campus kickoff on the right foot and keep moving in the right direction.
  • 7 Lessons

    Next Level Christmas

    Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to engage our communities and create unique experiences to lead others to Jesus.  The Acts 2 Network wants to help resource and prepare pastors and churches to reach their communities even greater this Christmas! Enjoy these video interviews with professionals in each area that will encourage ideas, thoughts, and leadership wisdom as you prepare for Christmas! We would like to thank the Acts2Network for providing these resources.  For more information, visit

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