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  • Featured Resources

    • 2018 coverEquippingU

      EquippingU is a collection of leadership tools designed specifically to equip Alliance pastors and leaders as they live spiritually healthy lives and successfully lead healthy C&MA churches.

      EquippingU will help you develop strong, vibrant churches that effectively reach diverse peoples in your community for Jesus. You will receive spiritual fuel to avoid burnout and proven safeguards to enable you to stand strong and lead well in the face of temptation.

      Visit EquippingU Web page »

    • 2018 cover2018-19 Missions Emphasis Resource Kit

      Each year, every Alliance church is mailed a Missions Emphasis Resource Kit. This kit informs you of the missions emphasis as well as provides promotional resources for your church to use.

      This year’s theme presents Jesus’ desire to awaken us to what it means to live in His Kingdom now so that this Kingdom will come in fullness when He returns.

      Visit Missions Emphasis Web page »

  • AVM/Video

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    Since 1987, the Alliance video team has been telling the story of The Alliance and bundling many of those stories on a single DVD. For more information about Alliance Video Magazine DVDs send an email to Jordan Christopher at

    Watch video online

  • Brochures

    • A Passion for JesusA Passion for Jesus

      This richly-illustrated, 36-page booklet highlights God at work through the Alliance family for more than 125 years. The booklet includes historical milestones, compelling stories, vivid imagery, and rich testimonials—all born out of a passion for Jesus and an unyielding desire to see His purposes fulfilled throughout the world. Ideal for use in Sunday school, small groups, membership classes or as a "coffee table" piece for homes, offices, and reception areas. Available for purchase on The Alliance Store. Order Now.

    • The AllianceThe Alliance

      This multi-fold brochure highlights the breadth and depth of Alliance ministries in the United States and throughout the world. The brochure describes the fruitful impact these Spirit-empowered ministries have had over the past 125 years through the fervent prayers, sacrificial giving, and selfless service of Alliance people. This brochure combines content from brochures previously published under the titles, “Who Is The Alliance?” and “What Is the GCF?”. Available for purchase on The Alliance Store. Order Now.

    • What We Believe brochureWhat We Believe

      This 4–panel brochure contains the Alliance Statement of Faith, requirements for church membership, and links to Alliance perspectives on pertinent faith-based issues. Available for purchase on The Alliance Store. Order Now.

    • Water BaptismWater Baptism

      This 4–panel brochure explains the precedent and importance of baptism. It answers the questions, “what does baptism mean?” and “how should you be baptized?” Presents the Alliance practice of baptism by immersion. Available for purchase on The Alliance Store. Order Now.

    • Alliance Welcome FolderAlliance Welcome Folder

      Alliance Welcome Folders are ideal for visitor packets, membership materials, outreach campaigns, and other events in the life of the church. Designed with a fresh Alliance identity and a brief description of the worldwide Alliance family, these folders can hold denominational resources, such as The Alliance and Water Baptism brochures, as well as flyers your church produces to promote its local ministries. The folder has space for a stamp or label with your church contact information and slits to hold a business card. Folded size is 9.25" X 4". Sold in packs of 50. Available for purchase on The Alliance Store. Order Now.

  • Spanish Brochures

    • Una Pasión por JesúsUna Pasión por Jesús

      Este pequeño libro de 36 páginas, con muchas hermosas ilustraciones, resalta la obra de Dios a través de la familia aliancista durante más de 125 años. Contiene hitos históricos, relatos cautivantes, imágenes vívidas y testimonios impactantes-todos nacidos de la pasión por Jesús y una resolución firme por ver que sus propósitos sean cumplidos en todo el mundo. Es ideal para uso en la Escuela Dominical, grupos pequeños, clases de membresía, o para mostrar en hogares, oficinas y salas de espera. Ordene ahora.

    • La AlianzaLa Alianza

      Un folleto de varias páginas que destaca la amplitud y profundidad de los ministerios de La Alianza en los Estados Unidos y a través del mundo. El folleto describe el impacto fructífero de estos ministerios realizados en el poder del Espíritu durante los últimos 125 años, el resultado de las oraciones fervientes, las ofrendas sacrificiales y el servicio abnegado del pueblo aliancista, motivado por amor a Jesús, profundo y perdurable. Este folleto combina el contenido de otros dos folletos anteriores bajo los títulos de: ¿Quiénes son los de La Alianza? y ¿Qué es el FGC?. Ordene ahora

    • Bautismo de AugaBautismo de Auga

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      Que es lo que creemos?Que es lo que creemos?

      Un folleto en español desplegable que detalla la Declaración de Fe de la ACyM en un formato de moda fácil de leer. (Revisado en el 2005). Ordene ahora

  • Prayer

    • Call To Prayer

      Call to PrayerWatch the video archive of the Call To Prayer event that took place on August 30-31, 2013. Watch Now

    • Praise & Prayer

      Call to PrayerWatch the video archive of the Praise & Prayer event that took place on February 26, 2014. Watch Now

    • Praise & Prayer

      Praise and PrayerWatch the video archive of the Praise & Prayer event that took place on October 30, 2014. Watch Now

    • Call To Prayer Bulletin Insert

      Call to PrayerThe Alliance Call to Prayer bulletin insert is designed for churches to use to remind people to pray for Alliance needs both domestically and internationally. With stories of answered prayer, this resource is sure to provide value to you and your congregation. Continue to Call to Prayer page

    • Prayer Requests Email

      Join the thousands of Alliance people who get weekly updates conveniently delivered each Tuesday to their inbox. Subscribe today by entering your email address in the box below.

  • Church Leadership

    • EquippingU

      2018 coverEquippingU is a collection of leadership tools designed specifically to equip Alliance pastors and leaders as they live spiritually healthy lives and successfully lead healthy C&MA churches.

      EquippingU will help you to develop strong, vibrant churches that effectively reach diverse peoples in your community for Jesus. You will receive spiritual fuel to avoid burnout and proven safeguards to enable you to stand strong and lead well in the face of temptation.

      Visit EquippingU Web page »

    • Church Leadership Academy

      The Church Leadership Academy (CLA) assists in the development of local church leaders through training that focuses on Great Commission disciple-making ministry.

      Our courses encourage the development of leaders who give evidence that they are called to plant and grow healthy Great Commission churches. Our ministerial path provides training for those who are called to the ministry in mid-career, and for those whose first language is not English. Go to CLA resources page

    • Alliance Polity Course

      This course is for candidates for licensing who have not graduated from an Alliance institution or Alliance graduates who have not taken a formal course in Alliance Polity. More about the Alliance Polity Course

    • Alliance Strategies in Mission

      This 10-week online course enables participants to meet the missions awareness requirement for those pursuing ordination, consecration, or vocational ministry in the Alliance. More about Alliance Strategies in Mission

    • Ministerial Study Program

      The Ministerial Study Program (MSP) has been developed primarily for people who are aware of the call of God to full-time ministry, but who are unable to obtain their training through traditional educational institutions. More about the Ministerial Study Program

    • Basic Training Program

      The Basic Training program is designed to prepare people in the local church for ministry. More about the Basic Training Program

    • Special Training Program

      The Special Training program consists of elective courses designed to provide training in certain ministry skills. The program is designed for the training of elders, deacons, deaconesses and other church leaders. More about the Special Training Program

    • alliancestore.comOrdination Books

      Books that are required for ordination within the Alliance may be ordered through The Alliance Store, the C&MA’s site for local church resources. Please note that by following this link, you will be leaving website. Available for purchase on The Alliance Store. Order Now.

    • covenant eyesInternet Accountability

      With the increasing number of C&MA leaders, pastors, and missionaries facing the allure of internet pornography, we believe it is vital and strategic that we be “wise as serpents” in protecting Alliance people. Covenant Eyes is a way to accomplish this.

      How it works is simple. A person's internet usage is tracked and a report of that usage is sent to two accountability partners designated by that user.

      Please note that by following the Covenant Eyes link, you will be leaving website. Go to Covenant Eyes now

  • Church Health

    • A Practical Theology of Assessment coverA Practical Theology of Assessment: Discoveries from 25 years of Assessing Ministry Candidates

      By John Bradley and Don Wiggins

      What God-given aptitudes, innate talent, spiritual gifts, and personality traits are needed to serve as a church planter, lead pastor or senior pastor? A Practical Theology of Assessment is the result of 25 years of field application, discovery, and trial and error used by hundreds of denominational officers within the C&MA. Available for purchase on The Alliance Store. Order Now.

    • The 80/20 Challenge

      The 80/20 Challenge is a strategic online tool that helps your church members gain clarity on your church's vision and engage with its day to day mission.

      This online software is designed to reverse the 80/20 rule in your church by employing a simple strategic plan that helps each person in your congregation discover their commitment to the vision, grow in specific areas of service, and exercise their God-given spiritual gifts.

      Continue to 80/20 Challenge website

    • Church RiskChurch Risk

      The Church Risk document is designed to provide accurate information for C&MA churches and official workers in regard to the subject matter covered. The information provided is not intended to be comprehensive but to provide only initial understanding of the issues addressed based on frequently asked questions.

      For a more detailed discussion of any of the topics presented, refer to the recommended resources at the end of each section. It should be understood that the publisher of this information is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional services. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought.

      If you have a question that is not addressed in this document, refer to the additional resources or email the Office of the Corporate Secretary with your question. If the question is general enough in nature, we will attempt to incorporate it in future revisions.

      Download Church Risk document pdf 656KB
  • Child Safety

    • Safe Place - A Plan to ProtectSafe Place - A Plan to Protect™

      Churches have the privilege and responsibility to create safe places for children and youth. Safe Place – A Plan to Protect™ provides an extensive roadmap for churches to protect young people, train staff and volunteers, establish policies and procedures, and demonstrate integrity and accountability to families.

      The Christian and Missionary Alliance has partnered with Plan to Protect™ to create this comprehensive plan to create safe places for kids and teens, covering topics including interviewing and screening volunteers, to legal liability and reporting, to suicide prevention and substance abuse. Contained in this updated manual:

      • New version in partnership with Plan to Protect
      • Specially compiled policies for U.S. Alliance churches
      • Updated legal perspectives and policies
      • Implementation guide and FAQs
      • Call to action by President John Stumbo
      • Online customizable templates and forms
      • Training outlines
      • Access to online training and live webinars

      Available for purchase at The Alliance Store.

  • Peacemaking

    The following resources have been reviewed and endorsed by Peacemaking Ministries of the C&MA and are available for purchase from third-party vendors. Please be aware that the order links provided will take you off of the C&MA website.

    • Instrument in the Redemmer's Hands imageInstrument in the Redeemer’s Hands

      by Paul Tripp Helps us understand how God shapes us through conflict to become humble and grace-filled instruments of hope in people’s lives. Order Now

    • Dangerous Calling imageDangerous Calling

      by Paul Tripp Diagnoses and cures for issues and attitudes that make church leaders and their churches unhealthy in today’s world. Order Now

    • Counterfeit Gods imageCounterfeit Gods

      by Tim Keller How we settle for less by worshiping the things of this world rather than the treasures of God and the subsequent impact on our relationships — with God and with others. Order Now

    • The PeacemakerThe Peacemaker

      A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict, Updated Edition. This classic work provides clear gospel focused steps to resolving personal and professional conflicts. Order Now.

    • Resolving Everyday ConflictResolving Everyday Conflict

      A concise and highly engaging read on Christ-centered conflict resolution. Order Now

    • Redeeming Church ConflictsRedeeming Church Conflicts

      A hope-filled, practical and highly biblical model for addressing church conflict. Order Now

    • The Peacemaking PastorThe Peacemaking Pastor

      Every pastor faces conflict in the church, and Alfred Poirier has this loving reminder: we can run, but we can’t hide. Jesus set the example as the Incarnate Peacemaker, and Scripture clearly calls His servant-pastors to be ministers of reconciliation. Order Now

    • Resolving Everyday ConflictResolving Everyday Conflict DVD

      The Resolving Everyday Conflict small group Bible study is an eight-week DVD study that unpacks the amazing things the Bible has to say about conflict and relationships in a fun and non-threatening way. Order Now

  • Banners, Signs, Displays

    • Flags, Banners, Signage image Best Flag

      The best resource for banners, signs, flags and other indoor and outdoor media & media displays. If you are looking for signs for VBS, flags for your Church, or display signage for any event, Best Flag is your source. Friends of the C&MA since 2000.

      Visit for your church display needs.

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