800+ ready to use church training videos.

Short, engaging videos organized into pre-built courses built for online ministry training

General Volunteering

Course: Introduction to Volunteering

  • Why Is Serving God Important?
  • 7 Benefits of Serving Your Church
  • 6 Ways You Can Help Encourage Your Friends To Volunteer
  • 5 Bible Verses About Serving Others

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Youth Ministry

Course: Appropriate Interactions With Students

  • Appropriate Communication with Students
  • Appropriate Social Media Interaction
  • Guidelines For Adult Relationships
  • 5 Ways To Connect Appropriately with Youth Outside of Church

Course: Youth Ministry Basics

  • Intro to Student Ministry
  • 5 Myths About Youth Volunteers
  • 4 Realities for Youth Ministry Volunteers
  • 8 Things You Need to Know About Student Ministry
  • 4 Things You Should Know About Building Trust and Rapport
  • How to be a Great Youth Event Chaperone

Course: Working with Special Needs Youth

  • Working with Special Needs Youth: Part 1
  • Working with Special Needs Youth: Part 2

Course: Student Behavior in Youth Ministry

  • How to Recognize and Handle Bullying
  • 4 Tips for Recognizing At-Risk Behavior
  • Recognizing and Handling Negative Behavior
  • How to Identify and Handle Sexual Misconduct
  • Guidelines for Physical Touch

Course: Effective Small Groups In Youth Ministry

  • Get Your Small Group Talking
  • How To Follow Up With Visitors To Your Small Group

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Kids Ministry

Course: Getting Started in Kids Ministry: Volume 1

  • Introduction to Children’s Ministry
  • 5 Things Every Kids’ Ministry Volunteer Needs To Know
  • 4 Things You Should Know About Building Trust and Rapport
  • 6 Things Children’s Ministry Volunteers Should Tell Children
  • 8 Encouragements for Children’s Ministry Volunteers
  • Making Child Drop Off Less Worrisome For Kids And Parents

Course: Getting Started in Kids Ministry: Volume 2

  • 5 Tips For Dealing With Temper Tantrums
  • 5 Traits of the Perfect Children’s Ministry Room
  • 6 Ways To Help Parents Engage With Their Children About God
  • 6 Ways That Volunteers Can Keep Kids Safe
  • Guidelines for Physical Touch and Restrooms

Course: Abuse Prevention for Children and Youth Volunteers

  • Introduction to Abuse Prevention
  • Sobering Statistics About Abuse
  • Minors in Churches Face Unique Risks
  • Types of Child Abuse
  • Supervision Policy
  • Check-in and Restroom Policy
  • Discipline Policy
  • Background Check Policy
  • Responding to Abuse Reports
  • Course: Working with Special Needs Children
  • Working with Special Needs Children: Part 1
  • Working with Special Needs Children: Part 2
  • 5 Personal Rewards of Working with Special Needs Children

Course: Talking with Children About Salvation

  • Keys to Talking to Children About Salvation
  • Steps to Explain God’s Plan for Salvation: Part 1
  • Steps to Explain God’s Plan for Salvation: Part 2
  • Our Response to the Gospel: Admit, Believe, Confess
  • Review of the Gospel Message and Plan
  • Keys to Talking to a Child About Baptism
  • Helping Children Grow Spiritually After a Salvation Decision: Part 1
  • Helping Children Grow Spiritually After a Salvation Decision: Part 2

Course: Giving Parents What They Want (w/ Jessica Bealer)

  • Introduction
  • Babies and Toddlers
  • Preschool
  • Elementary
  • Youth

Course: Becoming A Part Of The Team (w/ Jessica Bealer)

  • Introduction
  • Attitude
  • Communication
  • Preparation
  • Consideration

Course: Preparing To Lead A Small Group (w/ Jessica Bealer)

  • Introduction
  • Start Early
  • Questions
  • Pray
  • Limiting Disctrations

Course: When Things Don't Go As Planned (w/ Jessica Bealer)

  • Introduction
  • Activities That Don't Go As Planned
  • Conflict With Team Members
  • Ratios
  • Minor Accidents

Course: Interactions With Parents (w/ Jessica Bealer)

  • Introduction
  • Talking To An Unhappy Parent
  • Talking To An Uninformed Parent
  • Talking To A Needy Parent
  • Talking To A Prospective Parent

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Small Groups

Course: Introduction to Small Groups

  • 5 Things a Group Leader Can Do to Foster Friendships and Community
  • 6 Ways to Encourage Conversation in a Group Setting
  • 6 Traits of a Healthy Small Group
  • 5 Methods for Keeping Track of Your Group’s Prayer Requests
  • 7 Icebreakers for Adults Group Leaders
  • How to Ask Engaging Questions in a Small Group
  • How to Prepare to Lead a Bible or Group Lesson

Course: Going Deeper with Small Groups

  • 5 Ways Small Group Leaders Can Pour Into Group Members’ Lives
  • Attributes Of A Successful Small Group Leader
  • Habits That Small Group Leaders Should Work Toward
  • Tips For Communication Outside Weekly Gatherings

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Greeters and First Impressions

Course: Greeters and Guest Services: Best Practices

  • 4 Ways To Be Approachable As A Greeter
  • 5 Ways Greeters And Guest Services Can Improve Nonverbal
  • Communication
  • Informed Greeters Are Better Greeters
  • Making A Lasting First Impression On Guests

Course: How to be a Great Church Greeter

  • 4 Tips to be a Better Greeter
  • Church Greeters: Be Mindful of These 8 Things
  • 7 Pitfalls That Church Greeters Should Avoid
  • 5 Facts Every Church Greeter Needs to Know

Course: Guest Services: Valued, Included, and Connected (w/ MaryAnn Sibley & Rebecca Carlisle)

  • The Ideal Guest Services Volunteer
  • Being Reliable And Approachable
  • Learning To Be Flexible And Intentional
  • Being About Others and Embracing Enthusiasm
  • Building Community And Being A Team Player
  • Understanding The “Why” Behind The “What” And Being Coachable

Course: Role Guides (w/ MaryAnn Sibley & Rebecca Carlisle)

  • The Importance Of First Impression Teams
  • The Very First Impression: Parking Lot
  • Hospitality To The Rescue
  • Greeter or Door Opener?
  • 2 Tips To Being A Great Usher

Course: Frequently Asked Questions About First Impressions (w/ MaryAnn Sibley & Rebecca Carlisle)

  • How Can We Delight Guests?
  • How Do You Build A Team?
  • Secret Shopper Blindspots
  • What About Portable Church?
  • How Do You Empower Leaders?

Course: Avoiding Burnout As A Volunteer (w/ MaryAnn Sibley & Rebecca Carlisle)

  • What Does Burnout Look Like?
  • Is Your Hair On Fire?
  • How To Recognize Burnout
  • The Burnout Barometer
  • How To Guard From Burnout
  • Steps To Take If You Are Burnout

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Course: Training For Ushers

  • Introduction to the Role of Usher
  • The Spiritual Significance of Church Ushers
  • Ushering As Part of a Larger Experience
  • The Usher's Role In Reducing Distractions
  • Spiritual Characteristics of an Usher
  • Responsibilities of Ushers
  • Key Tasks of Ushers
  • Common Sense Best Practices

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Course: Basic Instrument Training for Worship

  • Using an Acoustic Guitar in Worship
  • Using Lead Guitar in Worship
  • Using a Bass Guitar in Worship
  • Using Piano and Keys in Worship
  • Drumming in Worship
  • Drum Dynamics in Worship

Course: Basic Training for Worship Vocalists

  • Vocal Control
  • Vocal Practice and Warmup
  • How to Hold a Microphone
  • Building and Having Confidence on Stage

Course: Biblical Worship

  • What is worship?
  • Why Worship God Through Song
  • The Role and Responsibilities of Worship Leaders
  • Personal Preparation for Worship
  • The Expected Outcomes of Worship

Course: Leading Worship - Part 1

  • Working with a Metronome or Click Track in Worship
  • Using In-ear Monitors in Worship
  • How to Manage Accidents During Worship
  • Dedicated Time for Public Reading of Scripture During Worship
  • Working Together as a Worship Team

Course: Leading Worship - Part 2

  • Stage Presence
  • Song Transitions
  • Opening a Worship Service
  • Closing a Worship Service
  • Connecting with Your Congregation

Course: Worship Planning

  • Using Themes in Worship
  • Working with Schedules
  • Choosing Songs for Your Worship Service
  • Working with a Preacher or Pastor
  • The Rhythm or Pace of Your Worship Service
  • Choosing the Right Key for Your Worship Songs

Course: Worship Leader Workshop with Don Moen

  • God’s Pattern For Worship
  • Who’s Your Audience?
  • How Much Time Do I Have?
  • What Are Your Expectations?
  • Planning The Right Song List
  • Worship Is More Than Music
  • How To End Or Transition A Time Of Worship
  • Picking The Right Song In The Right Key
  • Don’t Finish In The Flesh What God Began In The Spirit (Part 1)
  • Don’t Finish In The Flesh What God Began In The Spirit (Part 2)
    Be Yourself

Course: Vocal Coaching with Don Moen

  • How To Be Confident As A Singer
  • One Of The Most Important Things To Learn
  • How Singing Lessons Helped Me (Part 1)
  • How Singing Lessons Helped Me (Part 2)
  • How Singing Lessons Helped Me (Part 3)
  • How Singing Lessons Helped Me (Part 4)
  • Professional Vocal Warm-up Exercises
  • How To Launch Your Notes And Not Pinch
  • Vocal Blending Techniques
  • Be In The Moment

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Care Ministry

Course: Introduction to Care Ministry

  • An Introduction to Biblical Care Ministry
  • Who is responsible for care ministry?
  • The Art of Listening
  • Comforting People Through Their Grief
  • Caring for People Experiencing Different Types of Loss
  • Caring For Those in Crisis

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Course: CPR Basics: What You Need To Know

  • Introduction to CPR Training
  • The Five Fears Of Helping
  • How To Access EMS
  • The Latest CPR Updates
  • When CPR Doesn’t Work
  • Special Considerations for CPR and Choking

Course: CPR for Adults and Children

  • Adult Rescue Breathing
  • Hands Only CPR
  • Adult CPR
  • Child Rescue Breathing
  • Child CPR
  • Infant Anatomical Landmarks
  • Infant Rescue Breathing
  • Infant CPR
  • Neonatal Basic Life Support

Course: What To Do When Someone Is Choking

  • Conscious Adult Choking
  • Unconscious Adult Choking
  • Conscious Child Choking
  • Unconscious Child Choking
  • Conscious Infant Choking
  • Unconscious Infant Choking

Course: What To Do In Other Emergency Situations

  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Shock
  • Agonal Respiration
  • Cleaning Up Bodily Fluids

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Course: Introduction to Safety & Security Training

  • Trainer Introduction: Martin Lopez
  • Why You Need Training
  • Concealed Carry In The Church

Course: Preparing For & Preventing Crisis Events for Kids & Youth Volunteers

  • Introduction to Security Training
  • Signs and Warnings
  • Passing Information
  • Unique Challenges for Church Volunteers
  • Dealing With Bullies
  • Transparency With leaders and Parents
  • Child & Youth Check-in Procedures
  • Child & Youth Check-in Enforcement

Course: Response Tactics During Crisis Events for Greeters

  • Introduction to Security Training
  • The Role of Greeters and Ushers During A Crisis Event
  • Passing Information
  • Deciding to Run (Part 1)
  • Deciding to Run (Part 2)
  • Deciding to Hide
  • Deciding to Fight
  • The Aftermath of a Crisis Event

Course: Response Tactics During Crisis Events for Kids & Youth Volunteers

  • Introduction to Security Training
  • Active Shooter Response
  • Deciding to Run (Part 1)
  • Deciding to Run (Part 2)
  • Deciding to Hide (Part 1)
  • Deciding to Hide (Part 2)
  • Deciding to Fight (Part 1)
  • Deciding to Fight (Part 2)
  • When Police Arrive
  • The Aftermath of a Crisis Event

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Leadership Development

Course: Defining Leadership

  • Leadership Means Taking Responsibility
  • What Leadership is Not
  • The Role of Realism in Leadership
  • Supporting the Success of Your Team

Course: Self-Awareness in Leadership

  • All growth begins here
  • Breaking Down the Elements
  • How to develop yourself
  • Awareness of Thoughts, Feelings, and Impact

Course: Decision-making in Leadership

  • How Decision Making Impacts Leadership Effectiveness
  • Emotional Intelligence in Decision Making
  • Managing Uncertainty and Choices
  • Trusting Your Intuition

Course: Stress Free Project Management

  • Project Management for Ministry Leaders: Part 1
  • Project Management for Ministry Leaders: Part 2
  • Project Management for Ministry Leaders: Part 3
  • Project Management for Ministry Leaders: Wrap Up

Course: Time Management

  • Why Time Management is so Important: Part 1
  • Why Time Management is so Important: Part 2
  • Managing Personal Energy
  • 7 Time Management Strategies

Course: Communication in Leadership

  • Why Communication is Central to Good Leadership
  • Communicating with Clarity for Mutual Understanding
  • Schedule and Commit to a Rhythm
  • Followups: Your Secret Weapon for Killer Communication

Course: Emotional Intelligence

  • Why Emotional Intelligence is Critical for Leaders
  • Four Components of Emotional Intelligence
  • Identifying Emotional Intelligence in Those You Lead
  • Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

Course: Goal Setting for Ministry Leaders

  • A Simple Framework for Setting Ministry Goals
  • Communicating Goals to Your Team
  • Common Pitfalls When Setting Goals for Your Team
  • Holding Your Team Accountable to Goals

Course: Volunteering in a Church Plant

  • Making the Case for Church Planting
  • Why Church Plants are Unique from Existing Churches
  • Setting Healthy Expectations
  • Be Flexible in New Church Plants
  • Stepping into Roles of Leadership

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Bible and Theology

Course: New Believer Foundations

  • A new standing with God
  • A new Creation
  • Spiritual forgiveness
  • Adoption into God’s Family
  • Assurance of Salvation

Course: Next Steps for New Believers

  • Baptism: Your first step of obedience
  • Listen to God: Reading the Bible
  • Talk to God: Prayer and meditation
  • Connect with Christians: Biblical community
  • Tell someone: Sharing your good news

Course: A Brief Study of Believer’s Baptism

  • The Command to Be Baptized
  • Examples of Baptism in the Bible
  • The Method of Baptism

Course: Reading the Bible for Spiritual Growth

  • The Bible as Spiritual Nourishment
  • Making a Plan to Be Consistent
  • Using Bible Reading Tools
  • Getting the Context Right
  • Having Right Expectations (e.g. not expecting a life-changing
  • experience every day)

Course: Spending Quality Time with God (SOAP)

  • What is the SOAP Bible Reading Method?
  • Scripture: Identify the Passage that Stands Out
  • Observation: Record What Sticks with You
  • Application: Clarify How it Affects You
  • Prayer: Talk to God About the Passage
  • Tools for SOAP

Course: A Simple System for Biblical Prayer (ACTS)

  • What is the ACTS Prayer Method?
  • Adoration: Praise God
  • Confession: Come Clean
  • Thanksgiving: Be Grateful
  • Supplication: Make Your Request

Course: Jesus in the Old Testament

  • Jesus at Creation
  • Jesus with Israel
  • Jesus Pictured in Archetypes
  • Jesus Foretold

Course: Can I Trust that the Bible is True?

  • The Bible’s Unique Preservation
  • The Bible is Prophetically Accurate
  • The Bible was Believed by Jesus
  • The Bible Cannot be Proven False

Course: The Problem and Nature of Sin

  • What Sin is and is not
  • Where Sin Came From
  • Our Sin and God’s Holiness
  • God’s Final Solution for the Sin Problem
  • Sin in the Life of the Christian

Course: Introduction to the Trinity

  • Historical Views of the Trinity
  • The Unity of God
  • The Uniqueness of Each Person of the Trinity

Course: Giving And Generosity

  • An Overview Of Giving In The Bible
  • The Difference Between A Tithe And An Offering
  • Giving As Part Of The Christian Life

Course: The Holy Spirit

  • The Personhood of the Holy Spirit
  • The Indwelling of the Holy Spirit
  • The Work of the Holy Spirit
  • Receiving the Holy Spirit
  • The Role of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament: Pt. 1
  • The Role of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament: Pt. 2

Course: About Church Membership

  • What is Church Membership?
  • Local Church Versus Universal Church
  • Benefits of Church Membership for the Believer
  • Biblical Requirements for Church Membership

Course: Bible Themes: Part 1

  • The Covenants
  • The Day of the Load
  • The Gospel of the Kingdom
  • Heaven and Earth
  • Holiness
  • Holy Spirit

Course: Bible Themes: Part 2

  • Image of God
  • The Law
  • The Messiah
  • Sacrifice and Atonement
  • Public Reading of Scripture
  • Biblical Justice

Course: Word Studies

  • SHEMA - Listen
  • YHWH - Lord
  • AHAVAH - Love
  • LEV- Heart

Course: Spiritual Gifts

  • The Purpose Of Spiritual Gifts
  • The Different Spiritual Gifts: Part 1
  • The Different Spiritual Gifts: Part 2
  • How Gifts Are Different Than Talents, Passions Or Spiritual Fruit
  • Distribution of Spiritual Gifts
  • Discovering Your Gifts
  • Using Your Gifts

Course: About Jesus

  • The Story of Jesus’ Remarkable Life
  • Evidence for the Historical Jesus
  • Jesus as a Teacher
  • Jesus as God
  • Jesus as Savior
  • Jesus as Lord

Course: Arguments for the Existence of God

  • The Use of Logic in Apologetics
  • Cosmological Argument
  • Teleological Argument
  • Moral Argument
  • Ontological Argument

Course: Evangelism Basics

  • Developing a Heart for the Lost
  • Biblical Case for Personal Evangelism
  • Confrontational Evangelism
  • Apologetic Evangelism
  • Relational Evangelism

Course: Introduction to Islam

  • History of Islam
  • Comparing Christianity and Islam: Part 1
  • Comparing Christianity and Islam: Part 2

Course: Introduction to Missions

  • The Biblical Case for Missions
  • A Firm Foundation for Missions
  • Personal Goals for Mission Work
  • Risks of Overseas Missions
  • Common Pitfalls of Overseas Missions

Course: Sexuality in the Bible

  • Starting with a Biblical View of Sex
  • Sexuality, Holiness, and Happiness
  • Sexual Purity
  • Jesus and Homosexuality

Course: Understanding the Whole Bible

  • What is the Bible About?
  • God in the Old and New Testaments
  • Survey of the New Testament
  • Survey of the Old Testament
  • The Differences Between the Old and New Testaments

Course: The Story of the Old Testament

  • Old Testament History: Part 1
  • Old Testament History: Part 2
  • Old Testament History: Part 3
  • Old Testament History: Part 4

Course: Why We Need the Church and So Does the World

  • Today’s Church Linked to the Past
  • A Link to Our Shared Identity
  • Linked By Our Shared Mission
  • Members of One Body

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Books Of The Bible

Course: The Torah: Genesis - Deuteronomy

  • Genesis: Part 1
  • Genesis: Part 2
  • Exodus: Part 1
  • Exodus: Part 2
  • Leviticus
  • Numbers
  • Deuteronomy

Course: Bible History Books

  • Joshua
  • Judges
  • Ruth
  • 1 Samuel
  • 2 Samuel
  • 1 & 2 Kings
  • 1 & 2 Chronicles
  • Ezra - Nehemiah
  • Esther

Course: Major Prophets

  • Isaiah: Part 1
  • Isaiah: Part 2
  • Jeremiah
  • Lamentations
  • Ezekiel: Part 1
  • Ezekiel: Part 2
  • Daniel

Course: Minor Prophets: Part 1

  • Hosea
  • Joel
  • Amos
  • Obadiah
  • Jonah
  • Micah

Course: Minor Prophets: Part 2

  • Nahum
  • Habakkuk
  • Zephaniah
  • Haggai
  • Zechariah
  • Malachi

Course: Poetry and Wisdom Books

  • Psalms
  • Proverbs
  • Ecclesiastes
  • Song of Songs
  • Job

Course: The Gospels + Acts

  • Matthew: Part 1
  • Matthew: Part 2
  • Mark
  • Luke: Part 1
  • Luke: Part 2
  • John: Part 1
  • John: Part 2
  • Acts: Part 1
  • Acts: Part 2

Course: Pauline Epistles: Part 1

  • Romans: Part 1
  • Romans: Part 2
  • 1 Corinthians
  • 2 Corinthians
  • Galatians
  • Philippians
  • Ephesians
  • Colossians

Course: Pauline Epistles: Part 2

  • 1 Thessalonians
  • 2 Thessalonians
  • 1 Timothy
  • 2 Timothy
  • Hebrews
  • Titus
  • Philemon

Course: James - Revelation

  • James
  • 1 Peter
  • 2 Peter
  • 1, 2, 3 John
  • Jude
  • Revelation: Part 1
  • Revelation: Part 2

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Course: How to Use MediaShout for Worship

  • 48 Videos

Course: How to Use ProPresenter

  • 31 Videos

Course: PlanningCenter Kids Check-Ins

  • Stations Overview
  • Adding People in Check-Ins
  • Checking in One-Time Guests
  • Adding a Barcode
  • Mobile Pass Option
  • Setting Up Households in Check-Ins
  • Trusted People and Not Authorized for Pickup

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