The ARC Family is full of tremendous wisdom and resources to draw from. We aim to gather a wealth of great teaching and training on various subjects around ministry and life. We hope you will read and share! We love to see pastors grow healthier as leaders, because we know that is what makes churches thrive.

Resources

Endorsed Resources: September 2021

by Rachel Compo • September 29, 2021 4 min read
Our vision is to see a thriving church in every community, reaching people with the message of Jesus. We hope to encourage and equip you…

Resources

Endorsed Resources: August 2021

by Rachel Compo • August 25, 2021 3 min read
Our vision is to see a thriving church in every community, reaching people with the message of Jesus. We hope to encourage and equip you…

Organization and Team Development

Creating a Healthy Culture
by Lindsey Hansen • July 30, 2021

Resources

Endorsed Resources: July 2021
by Rachel Compo • July 21, 2021 4 min read

Resources

Endorsed Resources: June 2021
by Rachel Compo • June 21, 2021 4 min read

Outreach and Global Missions

Change Your World
by Lindsey Hansen • June 21, 2021

Outreach and Global Missions

Reach People Movement
by Lindsey Hansen • June 19, 2021

Resources

Endorsed Resources: May 2021
by Rachel Compo • June 1, 2021 5 min read

Personal Health

Soul Care
by Greg Surratt • May 26, 2021 2 min read

Resources

Endorsed Resources: Mar 2021
by Rachel Compo • March 16, 2021 3 min read

Personal Health

Walking With Lions
by Lindsey Hansen • March 8, 2021 3 min read

Resources

Endorsed Resources: Feb 2021
by Rachel Compo • February 19, 2021 3 min read

People Development

Don’t Quit in the Dip
by Shaun Nepstad • November 9, 2020 8 min read

Personal Health

Mental Health and the Church
by Dino Rizzo • November 6, 2020 7 min read

Personal Health

Your Comforts Delight My Soul
by Rhiannon Clarke • November 3, 2020

Church Growth

The Church Never Closes
by Dino Rizzo • October 27, 2020 7 min read

Columns

October 1, 2020

How to Be an Ally to Female Leaders During the Pandemic

by Kadi Cole • 5 min read
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit all of us hard, but the early research (cited below) suggests that women and people of color are getting hit…
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October 1, 2020

Does Working From Home Actually Work?

by Nate Puccini • 3 min read
COVID broke everything. As we all pivoted to working from home (WFH), pastors across the country started asking the same harrowing question: “Will we financially…
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October 1, 2020

Be a Praying Church

by David Perkins • 3 min read
As an ARC church planter, I’ve given up on a few things. I’ve given up on hair like Shaun Nepstad’s, lists like Chris Hodges’s, and…
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October 1, 2020

Misconceptions About Mental Illness

by Brittany Jones • 3 min read
"You have bipolar disorder.” Those are the words I heard as time stood still. I didn’t know much about mental illness, and I surely never…
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October 1, 2020

Honor

by Miles McPherson • 3 min read
We live in an us-versus-them culture. We are constantly made to feel like we have to pick one side over the other, whether it’s for…
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October 1, 2020

Church On Mission

by Alisha Henley • 3 min read
I’ve heard so much “doom and gloom” in 2020, but I can’t help but think that God is doing something extraordinary this year. My confidence…
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April 29, 2020

Healthy Things Grow

by Kenneth Wagner • 3 min read
You’ve probably heard this statement in your leadership circles. While the statement is true, hearing it may not feel helpful, especially if your church is…
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April 20, 2020

Living a Legacy Life

by David Payne • 3 min read
Biblical genealogies are fascinating. Reading them bores me to no end, but the concept has always captivated me. Why would someone care about the ancestral…
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April 17, 2020

How to Have a Thriving Marriage in Ministry

by Tiffany Cooper • 3 min read
In February of 1997 I was an idyllic 19-year-old college freshman who was writing vows of love to my college sweetheart. He consumed my thoughts,…
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