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October Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Oct 10
2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern
Titanium Coaching Live with Nelson Searcy
Oct 16 - Oct 17
  Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
The 2019 Renegade Pastors Conference
Feb 27 - Mar 1
  Orlando, Florida


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You Are Beloved: Living in the Freedom of God’s Grace, Mercy, and Love
by Bobby Schuller (a $22.99 value)

Find encouragement in this month’s book giveaway from Bobby Schuller. You’re not what you do. You’re not what you have. You are not what others say about you. You are God’s beloved.

Must Respond by Friday, October 5th 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



  • Stagnation in Small Groups
    on September 20, 2018 at 6:00 am

      “Stagnation usually happens if a group is together for longer than sixteen to eighteen weeks. At that point, people have had the chance to get incredibly comfortable with one another. When group members are so familiar with each other that they start knowing what other members are going to say before they say it, growth stalls. Everyone settles into ... Read More The post Stagnation in Small Groups appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • $25 Sale – You Owe it to Your Staff & Volunteers
    on September 19, 2018 at 6:00 am

    How would you answer this question — What is my shepherding responsibility for my staff and volunteers? Going into Fall, now is an important time to ensure the spiritual health of the ones you lead. I know you want to shepherd — that’s what we do as pastors. But how? That’s the question I dive into in this resource. This ... Read More The post $25 Sale – You Owe it to Your Staff & Volunteers appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Managing Your Time for Higher Levels of Living (Part 1)
    on September 18, 2018 at 6:00 am

    As your time goes, so goes your life. There’s no way to fulfill the purposes God has for you unless you steward your time wisely. You can’t create more of this limited commodity, but you can learn to utilize what you have been given in a way that propels you to a higher level of living. Pray, “God, what is ... Read More The post Managing Your Time for Higher Levels of Living (Part 1) 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!

September 30
(1770) Death of George Whitefield
The Great Preacher of the First Great Awakening
October 3
(1971) Birth of Nelson Searcy
Pastor, Author and Founder of Church Leader Insights
(2013) Death of Chuck Smith
Founder of the Calvary Church Movement
October 5
(1703) Birth of Jonathan Edwards
America's First and Most Pre-eminent Pastor-Theologian

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Along with your book purchase, you will receive a FREE 60-Day “Test Drive” of Nelson Searcy’s Renegade Pastors Network ($198.00 value), which includes a private membership hub where you can access ministry news and insights, live teachings from Nelson and over $813.20 of his best-selling church growth resources. It’s the perfect complement to the book!

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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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