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2017 Year End Webinars - FREE
Dec 12 - Dec 14
11:00am OR 2:00pm Eastern
2018 Renegade Pastors Conference
Feb 28 - Mar 2
  Orlando, Florida


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The Hum of Angels: Listening for the Messengers of God Around Us by Dr. Scot McKnight (a $22.99 value)

A world-renowned New Testament scholar, speaker, writer and professor, Scot is one of the keynote speakers at the next Renegade Pastors Conference February 28 – March 2 back at Walt Disney World, Orlando. In his powerful creative work, he explores what the Bible says — and doesn’t say — about these majestic beings.

Must Respond by Friday, January 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



  • Sunday Scripture: The Importance of Obedience
    on December 10, 2017 at 6:00 am

    “But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves.” – James 1:22 (NLT) The post Sunday Scripture: The Importance of Obedience appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Fusion Fridays: The Role of Assimilation
    on December 8, 2017 at 6:00 am

    “Encouraging people to stick around our churches is not about making our auditoriums look full and our numbers impressive; it’s about leading them to faith in Jesus, through the Spirit’s prompting. Putting a strong, strategic assimilation system in place is the best way to ensure that our newcomers will stay with us long enough to respond to Christ’s pull.”   ... Read More The post Fusion Fridays: The Role of Assimilation appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Dangerous Food (Thursdays are for Health)
    on December 7, 2017 at 6:00 am

    “While living foods are the foods that God made, dead foods are foods produced or drastically altered (think potato chips rather than fresh produce) by humans. The name is apropos because not only do they contain no living energy, but if you eat enough of them you will find yourself on the fast track toward sickness and death. That food ... Read More The post Dangerous Food (Thursdays are for Health) 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!

December 12
(1840) Birth of Lottie Moon
Southern Baptist Missionary to China
(2006) Death of Win Arn
Promoter of the Church Growth Movement Throughout America
December 15
(1897) Birth of Donald McGavran
Father of the Modern-Day Church Growth Movement
December 16
(1714) Birth of George Whitefield
The Great Preacher of the First Great Awakening

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Drawing from Nelson Searcy’s decades of church leadership experience, The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry is full of pastor-equipping, effectiveness-building insights and tools you never knew existed:

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.

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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