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What is BuildingChurchLeaders.com?
More than 75,000 church leaders trust BuildingChurchLeaders.com to keep them equipped, effective, and energized.
You'll find more than 250 free articles on the site, helping you and your team stay informed of topics that affect the church. Church leaders like you, who have found help or inspiration and want to share it, write these articles. The site also features some of the most influential and respected church leaders today, such as Bill Hybels and Jack Hayford, as well as the trusted editors of Leadership journal.
The downloadable, easy-to-use Training Tools provide everything you need to prepare a relevant training session in a matter of minutes. You can pass these out to your leaders, or use them for your own development. Each resource is designed with church boards, committees, staff, or volunteers in mind. You select the topical tool that fits what you want to accomplish, download it, make copies if needed, and lead a discussion with your team. Many authors may contribute to one downloadable tool, including such influential voices as John Ortberg, Gordon MacDonald, Naomi Gaede-Penner, Rick Warren, Angie Ward, and others.
Each ready-to-download resource offers:
Practical Christian Wisdom from a Trusted Source
BuildingChurchLeaders.com training tools, developed by the editors of Leadership journal and Christianity Today
International, draw upon the wisdom of some of the top Christian leaders of our time.
This site provides many options, so you can pick what fits your team's needs, your leadership style, or your time constraints. There are different formats available, such as Training Themes, PowerPoint Presentations, or Assessment Packs.
Each resource comes professionally designed and ready-to-use. You have permission to make copies and distribute them to your team to spark lively discussions. This leadership training also can be done at your regularly scheduled meetings and you'll still have plenty of time for prayer and other organizational concerns.
You select the training resource that fits your leadership development plans and then use it in church meetings. Have a leader's retreat coming up? BuildingChurchLeaders.com's resources expand easily for use in this setting as well. Or give particular articles or handouts to leaders who need specific advice or help.
Biblically Based Ideas
Every handout identifies applicable Bible passages to ground your leaders in Scripture and to give you the option to go deeper on the topic discussed. Plus, every Training Theme includes an in-depth Bible study and a devotional.