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The 2019 Renegade Pastors Conference
Feb 27 - Mar 1
  Orlando, Florida
March Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Mar 13
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
Equipping Interview Call
Mar 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
April Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Apr 10
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern


Win This Book!

Walking with God
by Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter is this month’s featured Church Growth Champion. This classic book from Baxter is a spur to the Christian to not only know God but to experience him and love and trust him.

Must Respond by Friday, March 8th 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



  • McIntosh on the Concerns of the Unchurched
    on February 16, 2019 at 6:00 am

    “Most unchurched people aren’t walking down the streets of your community thinking about the eternal destiny of their soul. But they are thinking about something, usually something of immediate concern or interest: their jobs, relationships, health, kids, finances, hobbies.” – Gary McIntosh, Professor of Church Growth and Leadership The post McIntosh on the Concerns of the Unchurched appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • How to Mobilize Your Church to Pray for the Nations — Here and There
    on February 15, 2019 at 6:00 am

    This week’s guest post comes to us from Terry Sharp for  Prayer isn’t just an essential key in the life of the church — it’s also a huge part of the mission of God. It changes our hearts and helps us to accomplish His mission. It’s also a tool that can initiate spiritual awakening in our lives, individually and ... Read More The post How to Mobilize Your Church to Pray for the Nations — Here and There appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Filling Your Groups: A Weekly Database Email
    on February 14, 2019 at 6:00 am

    The below excerpt is from my book Activate: An Entirely New Approach to Small Groups. This revised and expanded edition shows church leaders how to make their small groups work. As all good marketing professionals know, repetition works. People need to hear the same thing over and over again before it registers and translates into action. As such, you simply ... Read More The post Filling Your Groups: A Weekly Database Email 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!

February 18
(1546) Death of Martin Luther
The Great Reformer
(1751) Anniversary of John Albert and Mary Wesley
The Father of the Methodists
February 24
(1934) Birth of John Wimber
A Driving Force of the Vineyard Movement
March 2
(1791) Death of John Albert Wesley
The Father of the Methodists

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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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