• 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.”
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…
  • 1 Lesson

    The Nature of Young Adult Ministry

    Young adulthood may best be described using Charles Dickens quote, “The best of times and the worst of times!”  Young adults are in the critical decade of their lives where they are learning to navigate relationships, financial decisions, making their faith their own and entering the scary world of adulthood.  How can the church come alongside these young adults to help them walk out their faith in a practical way?
  • 9 Lessons

    The Uniqueness & Danger of Ministry

    The uniqueness and danger of ministry can often produce desert-like feelings, where we seek an oasis as a respite from the stress of our calling. Dramatic emotional swings are intrinsic to ministry duties such as baby dedications and funerals on the same day, first responder realities with vicarious secondary stress, and a margin less 24/7 demand, all cry for an oasis. Join Dr. Hall as he exposes the ministry’s uniqueness and danger while offering strategies to embrace that same uniqueness while mitigating the danger positively.
  • 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.