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July Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Jul 11
2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern
Titanium Coaching Live with Nelson Searcy
Jul 23 - Jul 24
  Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
2018 Church Systems Check-up & Boot Camp
Jul 25 - Jul 27
  Orlando, Florida
August Leadership Briefing Call with Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas and Jason Hatley
Aug 8
2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern


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Lectures to My Students: A Selection from Addresses Delivered to the Students of the Pastors’ College, Metropolitan Tabernacle
by Charles H. Spurgeon (a $18.00 value)

Spurgeon, the “Prince of Preachers,” is this month’s featured Church Growth Champion. Thirteen lectures in total, these writings are a must-read for every pastor and remain as powerful today as they were when delivered more than a century ago.

Must Respond by Friday, July 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



  • Spurgeon on an Epitome of Christianity
    on June 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word: prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell.” – Charles Haddon Spurgeon,  influential 19th Century Pastor and author, known as the “Prince of Preachers” The post Spurgeon on an Epitome of Christianity appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Assimilation Opens Unchurched Hearts
    on June 22, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “At The Journey, the crux of assimilation is also the heart of our overall mission: to give people the best possible opportunity to become fully developing followers of Jesus Christ. We know, as I’m sure you do, that the majority of people who visit a church do not come to Christ on their first visit – or their second or ... Read More The post Assimilation Opens Unchurched Hearts appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • The Healthy Pastor: Making Good Choices
    on June 21, 2018 at 6:00 am

    “When you choose to do the right next thing – regardless of how you feel in the moment – you will always be glad you did. You will never hear someone on the path to health say, ‘I wish I hadn’t gotten that workout in,’ or ‘I really wish I had blown it with my food choices today.’ Whenever I don’t ... Read More The post The Healthy Pastor: Making Good Choices 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!

June 24
(1927) Birth of Chuck Smith
Founder of the Calvary Church Movement
June 25
(1923) Birth of Dr. Win Arn
Promoter of the Church Growth Movement Throughout America
July 9
(1990) Death of Donald McGavran
Father of the Modern-Day Church Growth Movement

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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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