Thriving Church Leadership with Steve Backlund

Practical tools to thrive as a church leader!

Are you a church leader? Do you need fresh vision, encouragement, and inspiration? Join our Thriving Church Leadership online class and get an infusion of Bethel’s leadership DNA! This course will help everyone serving in church leadership to become a healthy, powerful, naturally supernatural leader.

In this fun, inspiring three-month class Steve Backlund and his team will help you explore 28 core values from Steve’s book, Help I’m a Pastor. Through regular teaching sessions and podcasts from Bethel’s senior leaders, reading, activations, and more, these core values will be applied to common scenarios every church leader faces, such as criticism, people leaving, staff challenges, financial uncertainties, etc. It will take you through four themes for thriving church leadership - beliefs, relationships, structure, and becoming a naturally supernatural leader. This small investment of just three to four hours a week will produce powerful, lifelong benefits.

FREE Growth Guide for Pastors!
Powerful Declarations to Help You:

  • Overcome staff and volunteer challenges
  • Empower the people you lead
  • Grow your attendance
  • Find financial healing and increase
  • Develop a joyful, victorious mindset

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Course Features

  • Weekly leadership teaching sessions with Steve Backlund filled with hope & encouragement
  • Q&A sessions with Steve Backlund
  • Weekly 10 - 20 minute church leadership Q&A podcasts with Bill Johnson, Kris Vallotton, and others
  • Weekly reading and listening assignments
  • Online assignments to lead you through personal leadership growth
  • Declarations & activations for every week
  • Connection and community with classmates through private FaceBook group
  • 24/7 access to your online classroom

Course Length Self Paced

One Year Access

Weekly Time Commitment

Approximately 3-4 hours per week

Course Requirements

Students must complete 100% of the course to earn a certificate of completion

Become A Thriving Church Leader Together!

Special Group Pricing for 5 or More
Group Leader FREE with 10 or More

The most powerful way to see your culture transformed is to learn with others! Our special group pricing lets you do this course at a drastically discounted price with your church, homegroup, family, coworkers, and friends!

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Course Fees

Join us and receive a semester of life-changing content





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Required Reading

Required reading materials not included in course fee.
  • Help! I’m a Pastor, by Steve Backlund
  • Victorious Mindsets, by Steve Backlund

Purchase Books

E-Book Versions Available!

Purchase Help I'm a Pastor E-Book

Purchase Victorious Mindsets E-Book