Creating a Healthy Culture Blog Post

Dee Ann Turner brings her decades of experience as Chick-Fil-A’s Vice President of Talent to this conversation on how pastors and churches can have a world class culture that accelerates their mission.

Join Our Team Blog Post

The Association of Related Churches (ARC) is a global family of church and business leaders that exist to see a thriving church in every community...

Alive Family Church Blog Post

What has been one of the most defining ministry moments in your life? I see God's faithfulness throughout our whole journey. From calling my wife...

Walking With Lions Blog Post

We are excited to announce an incredible new ARC Resource - Walking with Lions by Jonathan Wiggins. Walking with Lions; How to find true courage...

Walking With Lions Page

Download the First Chapter for Free In at least one way, we’re not that different: Every person on the planet longs to be fully known...

Church Planter and Community Leader Blog Post

I was with the newly elected mayor of Laurel on election night when a reporter asked him, “So, how do you feel now that you...

ARC’s First Church Plants Celebrate 20 Years of Ministry | Church of the Highlands Blog Post

In May of 2000, Chris and Tammy Hodges, along with their five children, made their way through eight cities, visiting each as a potential home for their new church. Birmingham was their last stop. On his way to an early game at the SEC baseball tournament, Chris grabbed coffee at a local Barnes & Noble. With a view that overlooked the Cahaba Valley ahead and the busy highway down below, Chris heard the Lord say, “You’re going to pastor some of the people down in that traffic jam.” He began to feel a supernatural love for the city and its people, and that’s when he knew. He skipped the game and instead began to make his way throughout Birmingham, praying as he drove down the streets of the city he would soon call home.

ARC’s First Church Plants Celebrate 20 Years of Ministry | New Life Church Arkansas Blog Post

God gave Rick and Michelle Bezet the desire to plant a church. They had ideas but didn’t know how they were going to make it happen. In 2000, there was no ARC, but they had relationships. Billy Hornsby, who was on staff with Rick at Bethany World Prayer Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana connected him with Greg Surratt, Pastor of Seacoast Church in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

Mental Health and the Church Blog Post

We’re amid a mental health crisis. Hurting people would like to be able to run to the Church and know they will be understood and welcomed. My vision is that the Church will not only welcome and understand them, but also be equipped to help them.