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May Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
May 9
2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern
June Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Jun 6
2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern
2018 Church Systems Check-up & Boot Camp
Jul 25 - Jul 27
  Orlando, Florida


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George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father
by Thomas Kidd (a $25.00 value)

George Whitefield, the great voice of the First Great Awakening, is this month’s featured Church Growth Champion. This engaging biography explores the extraordinary career of the most influential figure in the first generation of Anglo-American evangelical Christianity.

Must Respond by Friday, May 4th 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



  • Maximize Your Church By Maximizing Your Systems (Part 4 of 4)
    on April 24, 2018 at 6:00 am

    In last week’s third post of this blog series, I shared the first four systems that hum beneath every church’s surface. To recap, a system is defined as any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy, and Money, and continues to produce results. You can maximize your church by maximizing the systems that work beneath the surface. Here are the remaining four ... Read More The post Maximize Your Church By Maximizing Your Systems (Part 4 of 4) appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Modern Christianity’s Most Underrated Book
    on April 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

    Today’s guest post comes to us from Jack Lee for In the 1700’s, there was a book published that produced a ripple-like effect of evangelism that could be felt for centuries. It has inspired countless missionaries to persevere through intense adversity, for the sake of bringing the gospel to the lost. It’s a brilliant book that is as equally ... Read More The post Modern Christianity’s Most Underrated Book appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Sunday Scripture: The Need for Discernment
    on April 22, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves.” – Matthew 10:16 (NLT) The post Sunday Scripture: The Need for Discernment 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!

April 27
(1944) Birth of Dr. Aubrey Malphurs
Church Strategist and Professor of Pastoral Leadership
May 1
(1759) Birth of Jacob Albright
American Religious Leader, Founder of the Evangelical Association
May 13
(1939) Birth of Bill M. Easum
Pioneer in Church Growth, Christian Futurist

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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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