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April Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Apr 11
2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern
2018 Church Systems Check-up & Boot Camp
Jul 25 - Jul 27
  Orlando, Florida


Win This Book!

Just As I Am
by Billy Graham (a $52.00 value)

In this month’s giveaway, we remember the 20th century’s greatest evangelist, Billy Graham, and his lasting impact on the Kingdom. His best-selling autobiography, Just As I Am, is an inspirational and unforgettable portrait that you will treasure always.

Must Respond by Friday, April 6th 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: Pray for Harvesters
    on March 18, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.” – Luke 10:2 (NLT) The post Sunday Scripture: Pray for Harvesters appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Billy Graham on Life’s Greatest Purpose
    on March 17, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “My one purpose in life is to help people find a personal relationship with God, which, I believe, comes through knowing Christ.” – Rev. Billy Graham, Greatest Evangelist of the 20th Century The post Billy Graham on Life’s Greatest Purpose appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Fusion Fridays: The Keystone of Assimilation
    on March 16, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “Creating an environment that makes your first-time guests feel welcomed and respected is key to a successful assimilation system. You can acknowlege your guests as the gifts God has blessed you with by having a pre-service system in place that will far exceed their expectations and create that elusive positive first impression. You’ll excite them to want to visit your ... Read More The post Fusion Fridays: The Keystone of Assimilation 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 22
(1758) Death of Jonathan Edwards
America's First and Most Pre-eminent Pastor-Theologian
April 1
(2015) Death of Robert Schuller
Pastor and Positive Possibility Thinker
April 2
(1524) Anniversary of Huldrych and Anna Zwingli
The Father of the Swiss Reformation

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Senior Pastors, You’re Invited to Pick Up The Renegade Pastor Book for Just $1.00 and Receive a FREE 60-Day “Test-Drive” of the Renegade Pastors Network ($198 value)!

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, 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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