Often I’m asked where to find resources for various topics. This page, though certainly not exhaustive, is an attempt to centralize some of that information. Here is a list of some websites, books and other helpful tools to aid anyone who might need it.

online resources

Logos Bible Software – Home of my favorite bible resource


John Maxwell Company – Leadership resources by John Maxwell
Entre Leadership – Leadership resources with Dave Ramsey
The Table Group – Patrick Lencioni’s organizational health and leadership firm – Leadership podcasts and more with Andy Stanley – Leadership podcasts and more with Carey Nieuwhof – Blogs, podcasts and other resources by Thom Rainer
Catalyst Leader – Podcasts, articles and leadership conferences
Willow Creek GLS – Global Leadership Summit info and resources


CCLI Song Select – Charts, lyrics
Worship Together – Charts, music, blogs, videos, articles and other tools
Praise Charts – Charts, music, tracks, loops, choir and orchestra arrangements
Planning Center Online – Tool for scheduling and organizing worship ministry
MultiTracks – Resource for acquiring and utilizing tracks
New Release Tuesday – For someone who wants to know what music is new
Worship Leader Media – Worship Leader Magazine and Song DISCovery
Lead Worship – Worship ministry resources from Paul Baloche
Worship Matters – Blogs and other resources from Bob Kauflin
Gateway Conference – Training videos from conference sessions available
Doxology and Theology – Source of Gospel-centric blogs and other resources


Church Mag – Tools and creative tips from Church Magazine
Creation Swap – Great resource for church media and graphics
Open Resources – Free video and graphic resources for churches
Open Network – shares graphics, videos and promo materials
Church Stage Design Ideas – Stage set design ideas, tips on building
Worship House Media – Videos, countdowns and backgrounds
Motion Worship – Backgrounds, videos and countdowns for services/events
Video Blocks – Stock footage video, After Effects files
Church Media Resource – Digital stock photos, videos, After Effects files
Premium Beat – Sound effects, music loops and underscore for videos
Unsplash – Free high-resolution photos


Church Marketing Sucks – Source of info for church communications, marketing and other tools
unSeminary – General resource hub, lots of communication stuff – Church communications blogs, books and other resources by Chuck Scoggins


Here are a few books (in no particular order) that have made an impact on me over the years. I expect to continue adding to this list as time goes along.


My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers
Grace for the Moment by Max Lucado
Leadership Prayers by Richard Kriegbaum

Spiritual Growth

Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman
Wild at Heart by John Eldredge
Experiencing God by Henry & Richard Blackaby


21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell
21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader by John Maxwell
Axiom by Bill Hybels
Spiritual Leadership by Henry & Richard Blackaby
Me to We by Alan Nelson
The Way of the Shepherd by Kevin Leman and Bill Pentak
Leading on Empty by Wayne Cordeiro


Communicating for a Change by Andy Stanley & Lane Jones

Teams and ministry

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
Sticky Teams by Larry Osborne
7 Practices of Effective Ministry by Andy Stanley, Reggie Joiner & Lane Jones
Church Unique by Will Mancini
Transformational Church by Ed Stetzer & Thom Rainer