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Equipping Interview Call
Aug 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
Renegade Pastors Monthly Group Coaching
Sep 14
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern

Featured Book Summary


Equipping Interview Call
Aug 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
Renegade Pastors Monthly Group Coaching
Sep 14
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern

Featured Book Summary


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

2022 Renegade Pastors Memory Verse

"This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
- Joshua 1:9 (NLT)


  • The Four Spaces of Spiritual Growth
    on August 10, 2022 at 6:00 am

    Well-meaning church leaders have long been trying to force a high level of familiarity within groups, even though the environment is just not conducive to it. Understanding that there are four primary spaces where we grow spiritually can help stop this tendency. Here is a quick overview of the four spaces of spiritual growth. 1. Public Space Public space is ... Read More The post The Four Spaces of Spiritual Growth appeared first on Church Leader Insights.

  • Shepherd Your Flock: How to Grow Disciples Through Stewardship
    on August 8, 2022 at 6:00 am

    A giving challenge is an ideal way to get hesitant members to commit to giving for a specified period of time and to re-engage those who may have fallen off. The best way to introduce a giving challenge is to tie it in with one of your messages or testimonies on stewardship. Turn your people’s attention to the idea of ... Read More The post Shepherd Your Flock: How to Grow Disciples Through Stewardship appeared first on Church Leader Insights.

  • Being a Godly Leader
    on August 7, 2022 at 6:00 am

    “The godly offer good counsel; they teach right from wrong. They have made God’s law their own, so they will never slip from his path. The law of their God is in their hearts; their feet do not slip.” – Psalm 37:30-31 (NLT) The post Being a Godly Leader 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!

August 12
(1943) Anniversary of Billy and Ruth Graham
The 20th Century's Greatest Evangelist
(1986) Death of Vance Havner
The Dean of America's Revival Preachers
August 14
(1930) Birth of Dr. C. Peter Wagner
First Professor of Church Growth
August 16
(1875) Death of Charles Finney
The Father of American Revivalism

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Meet Dr. Nelson Searcy

Nelson Searcy is an experienced church growth strategist, pastor, church planter and coach, consulting with churches around the world.

As founder of Church Leader Insights and the Renegade Pastors Network, he has personally trained more than 3,500 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 100 church growth resources and 18+ books, including The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life, Ministry and The Difference Maker: Using Your Everyday Life for Eternal Impact, and At the Cross with the People Who Were There.

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's also an avid country music fan, church history buff and New England Patriots supporter. He and his wife, Kelley, have one son, Alexander.

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