Seats are Filling Up Fast for THE Leadership Conference of the Year to Help You Abandon Average!

Enjoy 3 Packed Days with Your Fellow Pastors: Wednesday, March 1 (starts at 9:30am) - Friday, March 3, 2023 (last day ends at 12:30pm, making it easy to travel out)

You Will Be EQUIPPED, ENCOURAGED and Even ENTERTAINED! Join Your Coach, Nelson Searcy, and Your Fellow Renegade Pastors Back LIVE In-Person at Walt Disney World, Orlando

Sign up this week to bring your spouse for FREE (regularly $199)! Join the ultimate 3-day pastor conference that will help you make 2023 the BEST YEAR EVER!

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Don't Miss Your Best Opportunity to...

RECHARGE Your Leadership
AND RENEW Your Calling



As a Senior Pastor you are called to accomplish great things for God. You want to grow a healthy church but at the same time grow your passion for ministry and reaching the lost. All without sacrificing your health or your family. At this conference you'll find practical solutions and strategies to lead with strength, clarity, courage, balance and above all a commitment to fulfill your calling in the face of great challenges.

Don’t Miss These Three Days of:

  • All NEW eye-opening leadership talks from Nelson Searcy!
  • Super practical keynote sessions from our all-star guest speakers!
  • Exclusive networking opportunities with other Renegade Pastors and church leaders!
  • A positive growth environment that will leave you inspired and encouraged!

Three days dedicated to helping you fulfill your calling as a pastor — to replenish your energy and focus for ministry!

You’re invited to join Nelson and special guests for a memorable and motivational special event completely focused on equipping YOU to abandon average!

Enjoy three packed days with your fellow pastors full of encouragement, fellowship and eye-opening training!

The Renegade Pastors Conference is Back In-Person
— Shape 2023 into the Best Year Yet for Your Ministry!

You can now be a part of the ultimate event for pastors that will equip, encourage and motivate you to reach your maximum growth potential!

Ministry is challenging — now more than ever — but you don’t need to do it alone. Get the insights and inspiration you need to face those obstacles head-on and perform at the highest level as a Senior Pastor.

Discover practical tips to honor God in your personal life and ministry, advanced leadership insights, and best practices from our speakers and other successful “Renegades” from across the country. You will learn:

  • How to cultivate consistent personal and professional growth
  • How to lead with your head AND your heart
  • Tactics and checkpoints to ensure that you’re fulfilling your calling as a minister
  • And more!

At the super-low rate available to you, you will not get this caliber of speakers anywhere else — you owe it to yourself and your leadership for 2023 to attend and NOT MISS OUT on the Kingdom-impacting content from this line-up (see below)!

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Dear Pastor,

This has been an incredibly difficult time in ministry, and 2023 will have its own challenges as well. But you are not alone and you are a click away from being a part of the most critical training event you could attend in 2023. This conference is strategically timed in the first part of the year to help you discover and implement leadership strategies that will position you to grow throughout the year.

Join us for a special 3-day pastor leaders conference completely focused on equipping YOU to abandon average.

Nelson Searcy
Lead “Renegade” Pastor
The Journey Church

P.S. I’m excited to lead this conference back at Walt Disney World, Orlando (yes, I plan to be there in person to see all of you LIVE in the room!). Our hotel and conference center is completely renovated and we’ve secured super low rates for you (scroll down for more details).

Our 2023 Conference Speakers

You’re Invited to Join Nelson and Special Guests for a Memorable and Motivational LIVE In-Person Event Full of Encouragement, Fellowship and Eye-Opening Training for Our New Reality!

Founder of

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Master Leadership & Stewardship Strategic Thinker

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Founder of Replenish Ministries and Leading from a Healthy Soul

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Founder of Renegade Executive Pastors Network

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Founder of Renegade Worship
Pastors Network

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Founding Pastor, New Life Community Church

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"Juggler for Jesus"

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Plus, you'll hear the latest from our featured sponsors:

Boyd Pelley and James Seawell, from Churchteams

Don’t wait, this 3-day leadership event is back in Walt Disney, Orlando and will sell out!

When you sign up now, it's FREE to bring your spouse (regularly $199)! Save big with Super Early Bird rates — while seats are still available!

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100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE – if you aren’t completely satisfied with the impact of this conference, just let Nelson know anytime before the end of Day 1 and you’ll be completely refunded.

Enjoy a Special Hotel Rate for this Personal and Professional Leadership Conference at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida!

You will also enjoy a completely renovated hotel at the special low rate we’ve secured for you of only $104/night. You can even come early or extend your stay at this special rate to enjoy more of beautiful Orlando, Florida! Once you register, you will receive complete hotel details.

Why not make it a true Walt Disney World getaway for you and your spouse?

Sign up now and bring your spouse for FREE! (You read that correctly, it will be $199 later) – Don't miss this Super Early Bird registration exclusive!

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This 3-day event has everything you need to abandon average in 2023 — and beyond! Where else can you:

  • Discover practical, nuts-and-bolts ideas to grow your ministry in our new reality — things you can implement immediately!
  • Connect with high-caliber speakers — both practitioners and scholars!
  • Join a community of fellow pastors from around the country and internationally
  • Discover new services and solutions to support your ministry
  • Shop for the latest resources and tools to help you grow personally and professionally

Ministry is challenging but you don’t need to do it alone. Get the insights and inspiration you need TODAY to face these obstacles head-on and perform at the highest level as a church leader.

2023 Renegade Pastors Conference FAQs

Regular Registration



This Conference is Technically for Renegade Pastors Only — But If You are Not Yet a Member, with Your Registration Today You Will Receive a Full Access Membership Pass Through the End of March so You can Try Out the Network! (Plus Get $895.45 in Bonus Resources)

Your test drive includes a limited-time Renegade Pastors silver membership with all benefits and access. You'll have a private membership hub with access to ministry news and insights, live teachings from Nelson include two monthly coaching calls and over $895.45 of his best-selling church growth resources. PLUS you will get a FREE copy of Nelson’s book The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry.

Since technically this conference is only for Nelson's network members, you must maintain your membership to attend the Renegade Pastors Conference. After that you can cancel anytime. If you cancel your membership before the Renegade Pastors Conference, you may keep your sign-up bonuses, but you will forfeit your spot at the conference.

Sign up now to be a part of the ultimate leadership event for pastors during a critical time in our ministries — one that will equip, encourage and motivate you to reach your maximum growth potential!


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  • Yes, I'd like to register now for the Renegade Pastors Conference!

  • I understand the investment for this conference is a non-refundable $599. (If you were provided a special code, click the selection below.)
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  • $599

Contact Us
Have a question about the conference?
Please feel free to call us at 561.921.8488, ext. 2.

Concerning COVID-19, we cannot predict any regulations from the city or state governments but we will abide by all Florida requirements at the time of the conference. Currently no proof of vaccination is required. You will be more than welcome to wear a mask and we will do our best to accommodate any special needs. The conference center is spacious and you will be able to maintain social distancing. The hotel and conference center staff are focused on maintaining the highest cleanliness and sanitization standards.

Meet Dr. Nelson Searcy

Nelson Searcy is the Founding and Lead Pastor of The Journey Church, with locations across New York City and in Boca Raton, FL. By God's grace, he identified and developed the Eight Systems of a Healthy Church® that he has used to coach over 3,500 churches in the US and around the world to adapt those eight systems to their unique ministry fields, resulting in great health and growth.

Nelson regularly coaches pastors online and in-person through the Church Leader Insights and Renegade Pastors Network ministries that he founded. He also leads several annual pastor in-person conferences and online training events. In ministry for more than 25 years, 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 100 church growth resources and 19+ books, including The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry, The Difference Maker: Using Your Everyday Life for Eternal Impact, and Fusion: Turning First-Time Guests Into Fully-Engaged Members of Your Church. Nelson is the recipient of the prestigious Donald A. McGavran Award for Outstanding Leadership in Great Commission Research.

He is a longtime student of church history, especially mastering the areas of evangelism and church growth. He divides his time between NYC and South Florida. He battled Stage 4 cancer and has been cancer-free since 2018, praise God! He has an amazing wife, Kelley, and a teenage son, Alexander, who continues to grow in so many ways.