Making a strategic ministry plan you’ll actually use

Kickstart 2021 with clarity and get everyone in your church on the same page
Thursday, November 12, 2020  |  1:00 PM EST

On this free training, you will learn…

The essential elements that must go on your 2021 ministry plan

Complicated plans won’t even be read much less followed. We’re going to show you the simple but powerful things that need to be clarified as you head into this new year.

Why most church strategic plans don't work

Too many plans are expensive and time-consuming to make, only to end up buried on someone’s desk or hidden in a Google drive folder. That’s not the kind of plan we’re talking about.

How to practically use your plan once you've created it

What good is a strategic plan if you don’t talk about it throughout the year or get people actually using it? I’m going to show you the annual framework that will ensure your plan isn’t just adopted once but used to push you forward.

How to convince the “non-planners” to buy into the process

Whenever we talk about planning, we get pushback from pastors who would rather cast vision or preach the gospel. To some, planning doesn’t sound spiritual. But it is. And on this training, we’ll put it in the proper place and help you work well with people who don’t always see the value.

This free training is a “must-attend event” if…

You have some great people in your church but everything feels a little bit “all over the place.”

You’re more than ready to turn the page on 2020 but have concerns that 2021 can really be better.

You’ve got your doubts that a strategic planning process can actually make a real difference in your church or your community.

You’d like some practical guidance on where to start…something that doesn’t involve an expensive consultant or require a myriad of meetings

A Word from Michael

Now more than ever, it’s important to lead our church to stay focused on the mission and your leaders focused on what’s truly important.

In 2020, that’s been more difficult than most of us could have imagined. And even though we’re more than ready for the new year, the changing of a calendar won’t solve all of the problems facing your church in a post-COVID culture.

I want to help you cut through the noise and clutter and give you something actionable you can do right now to help set your church up for a good year, a year where you don’t just respond to what’s happening in the world but one where you actively pursue your mission.

If you’re willing to invest about an hour, I’ll show you a practical way to get your people on the same page and working toward the same thing. My goal is to give you a practical way to kickstart momentum.

Ask around… these free trainings are packed with valuable information and insight. I’d love to see you on November 12.

I have found Church Fuel resources immensely helpful. For all of the theology and deeper understanding of Scriptures (this is very much needed), it is appalling how ill-prepared people are for the business side of church life. I have not found anyone that is as practical and hands-on relevant as Church Fuel. You are providing something that most seminaries and training materials lack and it would be helpful to any church of any size in any denomination. Church Fuel fills a desperately needed gaping hole.

Micah Warren, Pastor
Faith Baptist Church 
New Port Richey, FL

It is not an exaggeration to say that Church Fuel has completely changed my ability to do ministry. I experienced a HUGE gap between what I learned in Bible college what was needed to succeed in pastoring a local church. I have grown more in leadership knowledge and ability in the last 8 months than in the last 8 years trying to feel my way through. I'd pay double for these incredibly practical and helpful resources (pease don't charge me double).

Anthony Bliss, Pastor
Loami Christian Church
Loami, IL

What I like most about Church Fuel is it allows me to have clarity in my leadership and it's afforded me the tools to grow personally, so that I can lead this organization in a better way to a better future. Team training has been really vital. It's been a huge part of our staff and our leadership development. Each week, we gather around. We would personally watch the videos, come with our discussion guides, and use the first 20 or 30 minutes of our staff meeting to talk about what we've learned, to talk about how we are going to implement it, and what's the fruit of those things that we're learning and growing in in those ministries.

John Nichols, Pastor
New Life Church
Gordonsville, VA

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Rob Laughter, Pastor
The Gathering Church of Ashe
West Jefferson, NC

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