A Simple Online Course to Help You Develop A Simple Leadership Pipeline

The Leadership Course is a simple title, but it's a proven, practical online course to help you not only develop leaders in your church, but establish a repeatable process to continue doing so for years to come. You'll get world-class coaching and proven resources.


You've been inspired at church conferences, only to come home and find out that inspiration doesn't really help you lead a normal sized church


You've read great ideas in church leadership books, only to find out that implementing those ideas in your unique context is much harder than you thought


All the books and blog posts you read sound nice, but they don't give you a step-by-step action plan to really change what needs to be changed

The problem is...

You don't need more inspiration and you don't need more ideas. You need a step by step action plan.

The Leadership Course is your action plan...

It's proven training and practical resources to help you and your church establish a solid leadership foundation you can rely on for years to come.

The team benefited from the study, and it took a lot of time and work off my plate having the study already packaged with guides/worksheets already to go with it. This is a big win! Thanks for serving the church with excellence!

John Green, Pastor
The Leadership Course Comes with 5 Modules
Here are the topics we cover in the course...
Lead Yourself First

Before you build a pipeline or create a culture, there's something important you must embrace: Leading yourself well.

The One Page Pipeline

We're simplifying it down to just the crucial elements and giving you a one page template.

Recruit Volunteers

A healthy pipeline starts by encouraging people to volunteer. We'll talk about two approaches!

Train Leaders

There is a huge difference between a volunteer and a leader and there are many ways for people to lead in your church.

Develop Staff

A healthy leadership culture will help you find new volunteers and develop leaders throughout your church. But these principles also extend to your staff.

A Note from the Instructor

A few years ago, we moved to Atlanta to start a brand new church. We grew from a core group of 25 people to an opening day with 140. A year later, more than 700 were worshipping in one of three services at a portable location. God blessed the church and we learned so much along the way. We can’t explain it, because God is much bigger than we can possibly imagine.

But we learned how to plan engaging services, follow up with first time guests, raise money to fund ministry, serve the community, and reach people with the Gospel.

Over the last few years, I’ve had the opportunity to work personally with many churches. Pastors often hire me to come assess their services, speak to their leaders, and help them improve their systems. Unfortunately, personalized help is out of the price range for a lot of churches.

That’s one of the reasons we created this course. I sat across the table from a camera and shared everything I’ve learned about church growth – just like you and I were sitting in a coffee shop. Our team pulled together dozens of practical resources and forms – real stuff like we used in our real church.

And along the way, our team and the Church Fuel community will be here to answer your questions and give you the help you need.

Here's How the Course Works

The Leadership Course is an online course made up of five insanely practical modules. You will get a practical, step-by-step roadmap and lots of resources to develop leaders at every level in your church. All the coaching is delivered on-demand and you can download and share the resources with your entire church.

Work Through the Seven Modules of Practical Coaching

There are five modules and you can work through them one at a time or pick-and-choose from what is most important to you now.

Watch the Interviews and Learn from Others

We built the course with you in mind, answering your questions and teaching on real issues from real pastors.

Download the Resources and Take Action

In addition to the coaching, we will give you checklists, spreadsheets, forms, and documents. They are ready for you to customize and use right away.

This is exactly what I have been looking for for both the staff and the ministry leaders. You have no idea what a blessing this will be. Thank you again for your ministry. I know that your material will always be clear, concise, and applicable! I look forward to this year and using this material.

Richard Gay, Pastor
How much does it cost?
Annual Savings


  • The Leadership Course
  • 5 Modules of Training
  • Leadership Pipeline
Get the Course Free With
Train Your Team


  • The Leadership Course
  • 5 Modules of Coaching
  • Access to Train Your Team

I want to express appreciation for what I am receiving from Church Fuel. Most recently we used the course about increasing your attendance. I used a Sermon Series on Inviting and ended on Thanksgiving Sunday. We saw 17 new people in our congregation as a result. Now we are working on our system to follow up with new people until the time they are members. Thanks for your leadership!

Damon Rose, Pastor
Frequently Asked Questions
When does it start?

The course starts as soon as your purchase is complete. Work through it at your own pace.

How should I go through the material?

Most pastors choose to work through the content one month at a time. You could use the resources as a leadership team retreat and work through everything in a short amount of time or do it on your own at specific intervals each month.

Can I share these resources with others in my church?

Absolutely. Though the course is aimed at Senior Pastors, we know you’ll likely have help implementing and taking action. Download and share all the resources with other staff members or key leaders. We just ask you don’t share them with those outside your church.

Who is this course for?

We designed this course for senior pastors looking to establish an efficient and effective leadership development program. Whether you have full time staff, part time staff or volunteer leaders, you’ll find it helpful. It’s also great for bivocational pastors since you can work through the training and resources on your own schedule.

What if it doesn't work?

All of our courses and resources come with a 30 day money back guarantee. We don't just want you as a customer. We value you as a pastor. We use the honor system and trust you won’t download everything and then ask for a refund.

How do I access the course materials?

Once you enroll, you’ll get an email with instructions on how to create your username and password. You’ll access all the videos and resources from that private page.

How much does the course cost?

Enrollment in The Leadership Course is $499 or you can join Train Your Team and get the course for free. You will get access to the entire course, including coaching for your entire team, documents and resources to help you take action, and access to a community who will encourage you every step of the way.

What if we can't afford it?

For the price of attending one church leadership conference, you and your whole team and work through this proven coaching and resources that will help your church establish a leadership foundation that will last for years to come. If you implement just a few of the ideas in this course, the results will more than cover the cost.

Our giving is up 40% over this time last year. Our attendance is up more than 50% over this time last year. Our volunteer engagement is much higher in 2015. I have more leaders trained. We are connecting with our community in ways that actually brings them to Church on Sundays. We have more people coming to Christ this year, than in any of our previous 3 years. I feel like I owe a lot of that to the help I received while working with Church Fuel.

Pastor Todd Tolsten, Riverview Community Church

Thank you for being a resource hub for so many church leaders. I want you to know that the impact of your ministry is so vast that you wouldn’t be able to appreciate the extent of it—at least on this side of the heaven.

Pastor KJ, Open Door Presbyterian Church