THE SEVEN COMMITMENTS OF A RENEGADE PASTOR™
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)
LATEST BLOG POSTS
- The Power of the Pre-Serviceon March 20, 2023 at 6:00 am
“Most of the people who walk through your door have been burned by the church, by negative press about the church, or by a friend or family member in the name of religion. More than likely, they are skeptical and waiting for you to mess up. When you give them a consistent pre-service experience that makes them feel valued, their ... Read More The post The Power of the Pre-Service appeared first on Church Leader Insights.
- The Privilege to Serveon March 19, 2023 at 6:00 am
“By God’s grace and mighty power, I have been given the privilege of serving him by spreading this Good News. Though I am the least deserving of all God’s people, he graciously gave me the privilege of telling the Gentiles about the endless treasures available to them in Christ.” – Ephesians 3:7-8 (NLT) The post The Privilege to Serve appeared first on Church Leader Insights.
- W.A. Criswell on the Need for Godly Passion in Preachingon March 18, 2023 at 6:00 am
“The word we preach from our pulpits ought to be like the Word of God itself – like a fire and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces.” – W.A. Criswell, (December 19, 1909 — January 10, 2002) the 20th Century’s Greatest South Baptist Preacher The post W.A. Criswell on the Need for Godly Passion in Preaching appeared first on Church Leader Insights.
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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.