Skills and Strategies for Quarantine and Post-Quarantine Congregations

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The Pandemic has exposed the limitations of "church" as we know it.
The future is full of new possibilities to spread the gospel, but only for kingdom leaders who are ready to navigate the unknown.

Through three master classes with leading practitioners and nine in-depth tracks on relevant skills and strategies, you will learn how to leverage the constraints of the new world we live in.

The Academy Begins May 4


Training Opportunities



In-depth presentation and Q & A from leading practitioners




Learn practical strategies and actionable skills for reorganizing your church for quarantine, post-quarantine and beyond



30 days premium access to thousands of hours of content in the new FX Connect app

Instructors Include

Shannon Kiser
Director of Training, Fresh Expressions US

Matt Lake
Lead Pastor, First Church Williamsport

Jared Alcántara
Associate Professor of Preaching, Truett Seminary

Tod Bolsinger
Vice President, Fuller Seminary

Dee Stokes
Former Division I Coach and Athlete and Founder of Dee Stokes Ministries

Michael Beck
Author of Deep Roots, Wild Branches

Anita Eastlack
Executive Director of Church Multiplication and Discipleship, Wesleyan Church

Laceye Warner
Professor of the Practice of Evangelism and Methodist Studies, Duke Divinity School

Master Class

90 minute, in-depth presentation and Q&A from leading church experts

The Resilient Church: Hybrid Congregations Thriving in a New Kind of World

with Shannon Kiser, Matt Lake & Michael Beck 

May 4th at 2pm EST

The Resilient Leader: Strengthening the Capacity to Lead For Yourself and Others

with Tod Bolsinger & Dee Stokes

May 11th at 2pm EST

The Resilient Gospel: Proclaiming, Mobilizing, and Empowering the Gospel

with Jared E. Alcántara, Anita Eastlack & Laceye Warner

May 18th at 2pm EST


Master Classes are included with your purchase of one Academy track or can be registered for separately.

Fresh Expressions puts starting new churches within the grasp of every church in America. Anyone can do this. Every neighborhood in North America needs a church and Fresh Expressions makes that possible, working in partnership with local congregations and leaders.

I've been so impressed with the content that Fresh Expressions has shared, especially since the COVID-19 crisis. Their resources are already practical and engaging and even more so in light of this pandemic.

Now more than ever, we need new versions - Fresh Expressions - of church to rise in every community, every neighborhood, every niche.

Tricia Leistra

Operations Manager,
Reformed Church in America

Academy Tracks

Includes four two-hour sessions that moves from theory to practice.

Register for any Academy Track and Master Classes is included.

House Church Academy
From One Congregation to a Network of House Churches

J.R. Briggs


Fresh Expressions Mission Academy

Engaging Incarnational Mission in Quarantined & Post-Quarantine Contexts

Shannon Kiser, Heather Jallad, & Mitch Marcello

Dinner Church Academy
Re-Imagining Your (Larger) Congregation as Movement of (Smaller) Dinner Churches

Verlon Fosner

Transforming Congregations Academy
A New Kind of Local Church for a New Mission Reality

Michael Beck & Matt Lake

Social Media Academy
Go from Simple to Savvy in Four Sessions

Brad Aycock and Chris Morton

Preaching Academy
Communicating in the Now, Next, and New Reality

J.R. Briggs & Bob Hyatt

Leadership Academy
Increasing Your Contextual Intelligence to Navigate the Now, Next, and New Reality

Michael Beck

Innovation Academy
Solving the Challenges in Front of You (and Those on the Horizon)

Dave Bindewald, Sarah Keasler, & Mitch Marcello

Digital Ministry Academy
How to Use Websites, Email, Social Media & Live-streaming to Build Community, Make Disciples and Glorify God

Chris Morton

Navigating Change Academy
Transformative Change in a Transitional Culture

Jim Baucom

*RECORDINGS: With your ticket, you will receive the recordings of each session after the session is complete in case you are unable to attend.