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2019 Church Systems Check-Up & Boot Camp
Jul 24 - Jul 26
  Orlando, Florida
August Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Aug 7
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
Private VIP Holy Land Tour with Nelson Searcy in 2020
May 18 - May 27


Win This Book!

Lead Like a Shepherd: The Secret to Leading Well (A $16.99 Value)
by Larry Osborne

Dr. Osborne was our featured guest author on last month’s Equipping Interview Call. We interviewed him on this book, Lead Like a Shepherd, which also holds a spot on Nelson’s list of the Best Books of 2019, So Far! In this book, Dr. Osborne shares leadership applications for pastors. You’ll discover insights for leading well — based on what it really means to be a good shepherd.

Must Respond by Friday, August 2nd to Enter!


1- I WILL FOLLOW MY LORD: Am I valuing my relationship with God above all other relationships? Matt. 6:33; Mark 8:34; Phil. 1:21-24
2- I WILL LOVE MY FAMILY: Am I sacrificing my family on the altar of ministry? Matt. 19:4-6; Eph. 5:25-33; Eph. 6:4
3- I WILL FULFILL MY CALLING: Am I using my gifts and abilities to become all that God has called me to be? 1 Tim. 3:1-7; 1 Pet. 5:1-4
4- I WILL MANAGE MY TIME: Am I in control of my most limited commodity? Ps. 39:4-5; Eph. 5:15-17
5- I WILL SHEPHERD MY FLOCK: Am I effectively leading, feeding and protecting the sheep under my care? Acts 20:28; 1 Pet. 5:2-4
6- I WILL MAXIMIZE MY CHURCH: Am I doing everything I can to lead my church for maximum impact? Matt. 10:16; Acts 2:42-47; 1 Cor. 3:7-8
7- I WILL EXPAND GOD’S KINGDOM: Am I leading my church to reach its full redemptive potential? Matt. 28:18-20; Luke 10:2; 2 Tim. 4:5



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    Act now and you can download the Kindle version of one of my latest leadership books for pastors, The Renegade Pastor’s Guide to Time Management, directly from Amazon for FREE! There is a catch, this free opportunity only lasts through 7/23/19 (then it’s back to $9.99), so you have to hurry. Click here to grab your FREE copy on Amazon! Here’s a ... Read More The post FREE Now on Kindle: Grab Your Time Management Book for Pastors appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

Church Growth Champions

As a Renegade Pastor, you have access to a library of FREE reports from Nelson that celebrate church growth champions!

Take note of these important dates in the history of church growth. Then access your hub to read more about their contribution to ministry today!

July 28
(1727) Anniversary of Jonathan and Sarah Edwards
America's First and Most Pre-eminent Pastor-Theologian
August 5
(1994) Anniverary of Nelson and Kelley Searcy
Pastor, Author and Founder of Church Leader Insights
August 8
(1922) Anniversary of Donald and Mary McGavran
Father of the Modern-Day Church Growth Movement

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If you are like the majority of pastors, your years of ministry have decreased your passion and increased your frustration. In the midst of life’s chaos and the pressures of leading church week after week, “average” may have become your new standard.

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Meet Dr. Nelson Searcy

Nelson Searcy is an experienced church growth strategist, pastor, church planter and coach, serving in ministry for more than 25 years and consulting with churches around the world.

As founder of Church Leader Insights and the Renegade Pastors Network, he has personally trained more than 50,000 church leaders in over 45 denominations through live events, seminars and monthly coaching, helping them break common growth barriers like 125, 250, 500, 1000 and beyond, all while maintaining personal life and ministry balance. For more accelerated growth, pastors also participate in Nelson’s systems-based Gold, Platinum and Titanium coaching networks.

Nelson is also the Founding and Lead Pastor of The Journey Church, with locations across New York City and in Boca Raton, FL. Nelson and his church routinely appear on lists such as “The 50 Most Influential Churches” and “The 25 Most Innovative Leaders.” He is the author of over 85 church growth resources and 17+ books, including The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life, Ministry and The Difference Maker: Using Your Everyday Life for Eternal Impact, and The New You: A Guide to Better Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Wellness.

Nelson is the recipient of the prestigious Donald A. McGavran Award for Outstanding Leadership in Great Commission Research. His continued mission is to help church leaders around the world cooperate with God in creating healthy, thriving churches. He divides his time between NYC and South Florida. He and his wife, Kelley, have one son, Alexander.

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