About Church Fuel

We know pastors have an important mission and often feel overwhelmed with all there is to do.  We know you’re looking for solutions.

That’s why our mission is to provide insanely practical resources to move your church forward.  We don’t want to fill your schedule with endless theory and countless discussions.  We want to give you real help – stuff you can implement right away.  Our downloadable resources are actionable – they get right to the point and provide real help. Our courses are focused on one actionable topic and won’t take years to implement. Here are the main ways we can help your church.

Church Fuel One
This monthly membership program brings you all of our best resources for a low monthly fee.  Members get access to a new online course every quarter, case studies to show you what’s working in real churches, and lots of documents, spreadsheets, and forms.  You’ll also get office hours where you can get personal help and a community of pastors who understand what you do. Membership starts at $45 a month with no contracts. Learn more here.

Breaking 200 Course
This is a seven-month online course that combines practical coaching for you and your team and lots of resources to help you break the 200 barrier in your church.  Learn more here.

The Systems Course
This is a seven-month online course that combines practical coaching for you and your team and lots of resources to help you create healthy systems across every ministry in your church. If you need help with follow-up, assimilation, volunteers, giving, preaching, leadership and communications, The Systems course will help you.  Learn more here.

Meet the Team
Michael Lukaszewski

Michael Lukaszewski is the Founder and CEO of Church Fuel. He’s been a youth pastor, church planter, senior pastor and church consultant. He’s a graduate of Florida State University and did post-graduate work at Liberty. Today, he writes books and articles and helps create courses for church leaders. He’s married to Jennie and they have three children. On the weekends, you might find him smoking ribs or grilling steaks on the Big Green Egg.

Bobby Williams

obby Williams is our Community Manager. He oversees office hours for Church Fuel One and interacts regularly in the private Facebook group. Essentially, Bobby is our pastor to pastors and he’s ready to serve you. He is the pastor of The Ridge Church in Oak Ridge, Teneessee, a church committed to reach unchurched people with the Gospel. He also hosts the Strategic Ministry Solutions podcast.

Stephanie Hawkins

Stephanie Hawkins is our Content Director at Church Fuel. She helps make sure our courses are insanely practical, our members have access to the most helpful resources, and our blog and social media channels are running smoothly. She is a graduate of Florida State University in Tallahassee, where she fell in love with her local church and decided to stay. When Stephanie’s not working, you can find her on a run, eating a taco, or loudly playing her ukulele.

Daniel Kosmala

Daniel Kosmala is the Marketing Director for Church Fuel. He’s been a freelance consultant, nonprofit guy, startup guy, recreational chef (and basketball coach), and avid self-improvement junkie. He’s a graduate of Auburn University. Today, he does everything he can to spread the word about Church Fuel and help churches get healthy and grow. He’s married to Nicole and they are the parents to one son, a golden retriever, and a surly cat. On the weekends, you might find him playing basketball, cooking, reading, or laughing.

Rob Whitmire

Rob Whitmire is a partner at Church Fuel. He graduated from Emory University and found a lot of success in commercial real estate. He is a pastor’s kid and loves the beach. Rob is married to Shelley and they have three boys. On the weekends, you’ll probably find him on a surfboard. Rob and his family live in Jacksonville, Florida and lead a small group at Ocean City Church.