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LeaderPulse

LeaderPulse is a FREE workshop on November 9-10. Guest presenters will share best practices and we'll work together to build a 2022 Leadership Development Plan for your church. Registration is Free.

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The Senior Pastor's Guide

Get practical and actionable ideas to help you reach more people and help them grow. With sections on leading volunteers, reaching more people, and raising money, this practical guide will help you take the best next steps.

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7 Conversations to Have With Your Team

Sometimes you need to clarify your vision, discuss performance, or get people on the same page. This conversation guide will help you do this and more.

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Featured Articles

Five Things Pastors Can Do to Re-Energize Tired Teams
Five Things Pastors Can Do to Re-Energize Tired Teams

Your team is tired. Staff, leaders, and volunteers have lived with Covid complexity for a while with effects that will linger for years to come. Much of how they have done ministry has changed dramatically. People have new roles and responsibilities. Leaders have...

What Barna’s New Data Says About the Perception of Church
What Barna’s New Data Says About the Perception of Church

Barna recently hosted a “State of the Church” event aimed at helping church leaders in specific cities understand what people think of the church in general. One of the key questions they asked was the question of perception. In this instance, the data from these...

5 Ways Pastors Can Stunt Church Growth
5 Ways Pastors Can Stunt Church Growth

There are many barriers that can prevent a church from growing. From a shortage of leaders to a congregation that doesn’t invite others, church growth can stall for a number of reasons. And sometimes, there are even people in the church who don’t want it to grow. But...

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What People Are Saying about Church Fuel

I have been so blessed by this community. You will never know how much I needed these resources, words of encouragement, prayers, and just a place to come and lay out what's on my mind from time to time. I love being able to share with all of you. Thank you for serving together, and the fact that there is a spirit of working together and not of competition. Everything around me is so competitive that it is hard to fellowship with other pastors. Y'all are a Godsend. I thank the Lord he directed me here. Thank you from the depths of my heart.

Rob Watts, Pastor
Columbus West Church
Columbus, OH

If you're on the fence and you're thinking I don't know if this is for me, come join the community. The relationships you'll build with people that are a little bit further ahead from you are so incredible, and the relationships with people that may be a little bit further behind you, because we all know that we learn more from teaching others, often times than we do when we're being taught something. So it's an opportunity for you to both receive and give in this community and it's exciting. Ministry's hard. And doing it alone is even harder. So the Church Fuel community is a big piece of me not feeling all alone in doing ministry. Even though I have a team that I work with here locally, it's great to have other folks and other voices outside of our team locally and that's what Church Fuel is for me.

Jeremy Self, Pastor
 The Church at Lake Travis
Austin, TX

Church Fuel is an integral part to my personal leadership development, giving me specific items to work through in our staff and church. Our staff team became aligned to the same goals and we worked intentionally through them strengthening our team, culture, and systems. Not only would I say we have a healthier church culture, but I've greater confidence in what I'm doing and know specifically what to work on.

Lawrence Huey, Pastor
Epicentere West Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

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Insanely Practical Resources

101 Church Ideas

$17

An insanely practical PDF, with 101 ideas to inspire your church. You’ll find outreach ideas, discipleship ideas, volunteer ideas, social media ideas, and more.

31 Essential Church Docs

$79 $27

This digital download comes with 31 professionally created documents, spreadsheets, flowcharts or templates to help you organize and streamline church operations.

The Tired Team

$47 

Church teams are working harder than ever: leading, pivoting, and trying to keep the church healthy. This toolkit will give you and your team the coaching you need and the resources to make things better.

We built Church Fuel for pastors of normal-sized churches.

We don't use the term “small churches.”  Because you're not small, you're normal-sized.  You're showing up everyday, working hard to reach people and help them grow in their faith.

You don't have to be a mega-church to make an impact in your community.  You need passion and vision and calling, for sure.  But you also would benefit from systems, strategy, and practical best-practices.

Church Fuel will bring real-world training and resources to pastors and church leaders just like you.  We're not just for you…we're with you.