The Local Church

AFCM is dedicated to equipping, inspiring, and connecting a family of ministry leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. In this section of our website you will find enlightening articles from seasoned ministers and church leaders, creative ideas, and free resources, all geared toward helping you lead better.

AFCM is not just for pastors, but for every aspiring leader, volunteer, or staff person who desires to serve Christ and change the world for Him.

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Are We Winning?

Todd Rowen

Worship Today: Keeping It Real

Grace Toninato

Elements of an Incredible Praise Team

Maria Foslien

Worship Ministry

John Cannata

Spiritual Jiffy Lube: A Deeper Dimension of Prayer

Jonathan Bishop