Welcome to The Art of The Start!

Please complete the THREE steps below before coming to the 3-day training. 

Going through all of the steps below will take 5+ hours, do not wait to get started.

Keep that in mind as you’re planning your time so you are prepared and ready to begin the on-site time together. If you have any questions, email

Step 1:

Required Readings

(You do not need to complete these readings prior to enrolling in the online course)

  1. Read Part 1 of The Discipleship Gospel by Bill Hull & Ben Sobels
  2. Read chapters 11-17 of Church Unique by Will Mancini
  3. Church Unique Visual Summary
  4. Case Study – Bugs Burger
  5. Case Study – Cleveland Clinic
Step 2:

Complete the online portion of The Art of The Start

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. Complete 100% of the coursework & assignments.

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