• 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

    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.

  • 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. 
  • 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

  • 6 Lessons

    Volunteers & Building Teams

    Building a dream team of volunteers is certainly a goal for every church family, but often we don't know how to get started and even more often, how to keep those teams growing. Your volunteers are not just filling a spot on the schedule - they are fulfilling their purpose! So, intentional recruitment and retention are key to a thriving dream team. In this course we will discuss how to do both in creative ways whether you're a church of 30 or 300+.
  • 5 Lessons

    Why Small Groups?

    Life change happens in the context of meaningful relationships.  Small groups are a great tool of discipleship that will create an environment where your church family can grow in their knowledge and depth of insight, as well as create life-changing relationships.   In this course, you’ll discover why small groups are so important and how to launch a dynamic small group ministry in your local church.