Early Easter gift for you – Download At the Cross on Kindle for $0.00

The countdown to Easter is on (just 6 Sundays away!) – and in honor of this season I have a special gift for you that you can also share with your people if you act fast. FREE ON KINDLE – ONLY THRU THIS SUNDAY I’m giving away my Easter book, Kindle edition for FREE right now: My 96-page book, At … Read More

Sandra OlivieriBooks, Easter, Ministry, Preaching

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FREE Online Training Next Week: How to Read More (Spread the word!)

It’s true that all leaders are readers!  And you have an opportunity now to get a FREE crash course to make reading a larger part of your ministry in 2024. Nothing will accelerate your growth as a leader more quickly than increasing your capacity to read and comprehend more — plus reading the right books! Bottom line: Through this brand new online event that I’m leading … Read More

Nelson SearcyBooks, Church Systems, Leadership, Ministry

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Your New FREE Reading List: Best Books of 2023 for Church Leaders

Like so many pastors, you probably have a goal to read a lot more books this coming year (well, at least I hope you do because it’s a fact, leaders are readers!). So I don’t want you to waste another minute searching on Amazon to figure out what to read next…I’ve done the work for you. In the midst of … Read More

Nelson SearcyBooks, Church Growth, Evangelism, Leadership, Ministry, Preaching, Strategy

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My Top 5 Recommended Books to Celebrate Reformation Month

Martin Luther sparked the Protestant Reformation when he posted his 95 Theses on the door of the church in Wittenberg, Germany on October 31, 1517 (now known as Reformation Day). The theses were the differences Luther found between the Roman Catholic Church and the Bible. For his protests, Luther was ultimately excommunicated and labeled an outlaw by the Emperor of the Holy … Read More

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FREE Download: Mental and emotional health strategies for pastors

Ramping up for the busy fall season can be a stressful time. And for us pastors, mental health is still a critically underserved area of our overall health. When time seems short and stressful demands are growing, it may seem easiest to push your health and self-care needs to the bottom of the list — but doing this can eventually … Read More

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Free E-book for Preachers: 30 Inspirational Quotes by Vance Havner

“I’ve never known a time when I didn’t want to preach. The desire was always there.” — Vance Havner (1901 – 1986) Inspirational revival preacher Vance Havner passed away this month, 37 years ago. In remembrance of his lasting legacy, I’ve put together a brand new pastor’s collection of Havner’s best quotes plus a report on his achievements. These gems can both encourage you as … Read More

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What I’m reading – Best Books of 2023 So Far

We’re more than halfway through the year (which has sure been another one for the record books) and a happy thought occurred to me — we’ve seen a lot of great books already released in 2023! And I’ve read quite a few of them (Over 150+ at this moment + a lot of reviews and summaries. Yep, I’m a book … Read More

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My secrets to reading more – online this Thursday

Full confession: I wasn’t always the voracious reader that I am today, averaging 5-7 books a week. I certainly didn’t grow up with a love for reading. In fact, I never even completed a book from start to finish prior to age 17! I do like to say that “God gave me a passion to read” and while that’s true, … Read More

Sandra OlivieriBooks, Church Growth, Church Systems, Leadership

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Are YOUR Poor Health Choices Impacting Your Family?

By Steve Reynolds One of the first things I did when I stepped onto the field of living a healthy life was to examine how I was living. I quickly realized that my decisions had not only negatively impacted me but had also negatively impacted my entire family. Because I did most of the cooking and grocery shopping at our … Read More

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Practical help for solo pastors – online this Thursday

Spots are filling up for a special online event THIS Thursday, April 20…I’ll be interviewing Dr. Gary McIntosh about his new book The Solo Pastor: Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges of Leading a Church Alone. Gary is a professor, church consultant and former solo pastor who knows that leading a church alone is challenging and demanding. He wrote this book to … Read More

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