This is the place to download free training materials for Sunday school, based on the principles of Arthur Flake explained in The 5-Step Formula for Sunday School Growth.
The 5-Step Formula for Sunday School Growth is a strategy based on the writings of Arthur Flake. His work with Sunday schools in the early 1900s led to the development of this formula for building and growing a Sunday school.
- Know the possibilities
- Enlarge the organization
- Provide the space
- Enlist and train the workers
- Go after the people
Lifeway provides the following free resources to help train your Sunday school ministry in the practice of these principles. You'll find teaching plans, presentations, handouts, and even a complete version of the 5-Step Formula booklet.
View the links at the right for information on other Sunday school training materials by David Francis.
Download training materials
Age-group and general training plan packets are provided as compressed ZIP files. Please consult your computer user documentation on the best method for extracting these files. Many computers will extract them automatically. Each packet includes a teaching plan (PDF), class handouts (PDF), and a presentation file to use during the class session (PPT).
|Free Five-Step Formula book|
|General leader resources|
|Adult leader resources|
|Student leader resources|
|Childhood leader resources|
|Preschool leader resources|
|Spanish resources - all materials|
|Banquet planning resources - use the materials
in this download package to plan a Sunday school
kick-off banquet, award ceremony, or other special
event at your church.