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Evangelism in the Early Church
by Michael Green

Michael Green is this month’s featured Church Growth Champion. This modern classic provides a comprehensive look at the ways the first Christians worked to spread the good news to the rest of the world.

Must Respond by Friday, April 5th 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



  • Take Advantage of Travel Time
    on March 20, 2019 at 6:00 am

    The below excerpt is from my book The Renegade Pastor’s Guide to Time Management. Do you spend a lot of time on airplanes? Many pastors do. Whether it’s traveling for conference or flying halfway around the world to preach and build up local churches, air travel allows you and me to have a worldwide impact for God’s Kingdom in a way ... Read More The post Take Advantage of Travel Time appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Why Every Church Needs a Succession Plan
    on March 19, 2019 at 6:00 am

    This week’s guest post comes to us from Raul Rivera, founder of StartCHURCH. In October 2010, Pastor Joel R. Peebles, Sr.’s mother passed away, leaving him the successor of his family’s church. Unfortunately, tension arose between Pastor Joel and the board of elders to the point that in April of 2012, the board voted him out. He didn’t know he ... Read More The post Why Every Church Needs a Succession Plan appeared first on Church Leader Insights.…

  • Managing Stress Monday: Taking Care of the Other Part of Us
    on March 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

    The below excerpt is from my book The Renegade Pastor’s Guide to Managing the Stress of Ministry. It’s safe to say that, as a culture, we are obsessed with our physical bodies. We spend billions of dollars on beauty aids, books on health and fitness, and nutritional supplements. We spend countless amounts on exercise equipment and gym memberships. We act committed, ... Read More The post Managing Stress Monday: Taking Care of the Other Part of Us 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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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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