Since 2010, churches of all sizes and styles from around the world have engaged in the Acts 2 Journey cohort to become healthy and outward focused.
Now, the Acts 2 Journey cohort is being offered digitally for pastors and teams.
Work as a team to answer ten questions
If you’re feeling stuck and searching for ways to help your church grow younger, pass on the faith to next generations, look more like your neighborhood, and reach its full kingdom potential, this resource is for you!
Alton Garrison serves as the Executive Director of the Acts 2 Journey Initiative. Garrison has previously served as Assistant General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God; Executive Director of U.S. Missions; superintendent of the Arkansas District; and pastor of First Assembly of God, North Little Rock, Arkansas. Prior to pastoring, Garrison traveled as an evangelist for 18 years.
He has authored the books: Hope in America’s Crisis, Building a Winning Team, Acts 2 Church, The 360° Disciple,and A Spirit-Empowered Church.
Ron McManus serves as a facilitator for the Acts 2 Journey and as a transitional pastor for many larger churches over the past several years. McManus was a senior pastor for over 16 years. Under his leadership, the church grew from a congregation of 350 to over 3,000 attendees.
Dr. McManus has a passion for leadership development, having served as president of EQUIP, founded by Dr. John Maxwell, and as president of the Center for Church Leadership for the Assemblies of God USA.
Mike Clarensau serves as a facilitator and research coordinator for the Acts 2 Journey.
Mike has authored numerous books, including A Spirit-Empowered Life, From Belonging to Becoming, Journey to Integrity, Your New Life in Christ, The Sanctity of Life, and We Build People, a discipleship strategy manual used in Assemblies of God churches throughout the United States.
“You can’t overstate the benefit of a pastor taking a team through the Acts 2 Journey. It galvanizes the vision and provides clarity for the church.”
Tim Parke, Lead Pastor
New Life Church, Monticello, AR
“I wish I would’ve gone through this process before we planted our church. It will help you cut through so many of the mistakes that are often made. It will get you to the foundational points that you need to launch a healthy and faithful ministry.”
Al Toledo, Lead Pastor
Chicago Tabernacle, Chicago, IL
“It is important to go through the Acts 2 Journey periodically as a team because leaders in the church have changed. We can’t become complacent because the community is always changing.”
Loren Hicks, Lead Pastor
Pacific Christian Center, Santa Maria, CA