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June Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Jun 5
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
Equipping Interview Call
Jun 12
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
2019 Church Systems Check-Up & Boot Camp
Jul 24 - Jul 26
  Orlando, Florida


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Amazing Faith: The Authorized Biography of Bill Bright (A $13.99 Value)
by Michael Richardson

Bill Bright is this month’s featured Church Growth Champion. This authorized biography chronicles how Bright left an Oklahoma ranch at God’s urging to eventually reach millions with the message of Christ.

Must Respond by Friday, May 31st 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



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    on May 19, 2019 at 6:00 am

    “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” — Proverbs 4:23 (NLT) The post Leaders Protect Their Hearts appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Hudson Taylor on the Importance of Praying While Working
    on May 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

    “I have seen many men work without praying, though I have never seen any good come out of it; but I have never seen a man pray without working.” — James Hudson Taylor (May 21, 1832 – June 3, 1905) was a pioneer in reaching the unreached for Christ. He was unlike any other missionary of the 19th century (or ... Read More The post Hudson Taylor on the Importance of Praying While Working appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Between Doing And Delegating – The Essential Step To Overcome Pastoral Burnout by Karl Vaters
    on May 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    You can’t do everything yourself. And you can’t delegate tasks to people who haven’t been discipled. They have to be equipped first. When it comes to leading people, many pastors fall into one of two opposite traps. Doing everything themselves, or delegating tasks to people who don’t do them well. Many pastors swing wildly between the two. Here’s why. What ... Read More The post Between Doing And Delegating – The Essential Step To Overcome Pastoral Burnout by Karl Vaters 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!

May 21
(1832) Birth of James Hudson Taylor
Revolutionary Visionary for Reaching the Unchurched
May 27
(1564) Death of John Calvin
Leading Figure of the Swiss Reformation
June 2
(1905) Death of James Hudson Taylor
Revolutionary Visionary for Reaching the Unchurched

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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 systems-based Gold, Platinum and Titanium 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 17+ books, including The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life, Ministry and The Difference Maker: Using Your Everyday Life for Eternal Impact, and The New You: A Guide to Better Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Wellness.

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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