Win a free FOCUS Strategic Planning Tool ($379 value) for your church!


Elemental Churches introduces our newest Elemental Awards Contest!

We periodically award prizes to churches and ministries that model the 4 essential traits we see in all healthy churches:

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INTEGRITY (systems, processes)
PASSION (commitment to mission)
SERVANTHOOD (outward focus)
IMAGINATION (change capacity)

Our newest contest features Imagination…but with a twist: Describe a creative, fun, or innovative risk your church or ministry tried…but totally blew up and failed! 

Yep. We believe that innovation always involves risk-taking. Einstein quipped, “Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried anything new.”

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Edison tried over 1600 different filament materials that failed in his quest for a lightbulb. He later said, “I was always afraid of things that worked the first time.”

Are you up for the Imagination Challenge?

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1st PRIZE:   FOCUS: The Ultimate Strategic Planning Tool!
2nd PRIZE:  $100 off coupon for FOCUS, EnVision, or Vibe
3rd PRIZE:   $50 off coupon for  FOCUS,
EnVision, or Vibe

Visit our Toolbox page for more info on these resources!

   Here’s how it works:

  • Describe your risk-taking venture that totally crashed in 500 words or less…or a 5-minute-or-less audio file.

  • Upload your story (doc, docx, pages, txt, or pdf) or audio (mp3, m4a, m4p, aiff, caf, or wav,) below.

  • Have fun with it—humor is a critical factor!

  • Our judges will choose the one with the highest innovation, risk, funny, & potentially-beneficial combined score.

  • Contest ends at midnight April 30, 2021. Winners announced May 31, 2021.

  • Want the fine-print rules? Click here!

Enter Contest

Thanks for submitting!