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Feb 26 - Feb 27
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2018 Renegade Pastors Conference
Feb 28 - Mar 2
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Mar 7
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Criswell’s Guidebook for Pastors by W. A. Criswell (a $50.00 value)

W. A. Criswell, the premier pastor of the Southern Baptist Convention, is this month’s featured Church Growth Champion. This guidebook is a practical primer touching on all the nuts-and-bolts functions of today’s pastor. This will be a powerful addition to your pastor resource library.

Must Respond by Friday, March 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



  • Sunday Scripture: Living for Christ
    on February 25, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “For to me, living means living for Christ, and dying is even better. But if I live, I can do more fruitful work for Christ. So I really don’t know which is better. I’m torn between two desires: I long to go and be with Christ, which would be far better for me. But for your sakes, it is better that I continue ... Read More The post Sunday Scripture: Living for Christ appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Billy Graham on the Promise of Eternity
    on February 24, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “Heaven is real and Hell is real, and eternity is but a breath away.” – Rev. Billy Graham, Greatest Evangelist of the 20th Century November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018 The post Billy Graham on the Promise of Eternity appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Everyone Needs a Coach (Part 3 of 3)
    on February 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

    Everyone needs a coach but it can’t be just any ole coach. That was the point of Part 2 yesterday. But today, I want to share a very important stat with you: THIRTY PERCENT. Study after study on coaching has shown that, on average, working with a coach will improve everything you do by 30%, including: – your speed of ... Read More The post Everyone Needs a Coach (Part 3 of 3) 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!

March 2
(1791) Death of John Albert Wesley
The Father of the Methodists
March 16
(1885) Death of John Albert Broadus
"The World's Greatest Living Preacher" (Charles Spurgeon)
March 17
(2015) Death of Lyle E. Schaller
The Dean of Church Consultants

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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 Senior Pastor, Evangelism, Stewardship, Assimilation and Advanced 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 15+ books, including The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life, Ministry and The Difference Maker: Using Your Everyday Life for Eternal Impact, The Renegade Pastor's Guide to Time Management.

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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