Leading in Crisis

Below, you'll find a host of resources to help you lead in the midst of our current environment. From information about Coronavirus/COVID-19, to live streaming services, to children's and student ministry digital solutions, and how to serve our churches and our communities during this season. 


TONS of organizations have worked to create similar resource lists to help churches and church leaders in the midst of COVID/Coronavirus. You can find those here:

Church Online


Life.Church’s guide to creating an online church experience

Q&A with the Life.Church Online Tech Team

How to use YouTube to stream your church services

Faith on Facebook Toolkit

Children's Ministry

A practical guide from Orange on how to create remote solutions for your children’s ministry

Examples of children's ministry content churches put online for parents:

Sample email to families at Preston Trail Community Church

Link about how Sean Sweet of FourFiveSix is creating a live kidmin experience

Student Ministry

Virtual options for getting student ministry small groups together

Idea: Use a spreadsheet to track contacts with students from staff and volunteers

Axis Resources for Parents of Teens

Resources from Orange for Student Ministry

How to leverage YouTube for Student Ministry

Navigating anxiety with students in a time of crisis

How to Hold Student Ministry When You Can't Meet in Person (DYM)


Parent Cue Blog, Podcast, and App

Helping Kids Navigate Anxiety

Anxiety Conversation Guides for Parents (Preschool | Elementary | Middle School | High School)

Crisis Conversation Guides for Parents (Preschool | Elementary | Middle School | High School)

Home Chats Parent Discussion Guides from Tim Elmore

Managing Fear and Anxiety During a Health Pandemic

5 Questions Parents Can Ask Their Kids About Coronavirus