New Podcast – A Checkup Time

If you haven’t yet listened to this month’s Church Leader Insights Podcast, I highly recommend it. In this “first of the year” audio training, I walk you through how to evaluate the major systems of your church and give you three specific steps that you can take to improve those systems over the next twelve months. This practical podcast will challenge … Read More


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How Healthy Church Systems Help You Persevere through Tough Situations

Unless this is your very first time reading this blog, you probably know that I’m a firm believer in the power of systems for the health and growth of your church. In fact , over the years I’ve gained something of a reputation as “the Church Systems guy.”  You can download a Free Copy of my “Healthy Systems, Healthy Church” … Read More


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Church Systems and the Concentric Circles

The Purpose Driven Church is one of those “must have” books that every pastor should have on his bookshelf (like all of mine – ha!). One of the paradigm-shifting concepts that Rick Warren shared with the church leadership world in this book is the “Concentric Circles” that help us visualize how people move step by step from the community into … Read More


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Q & A – Church Systems, Where to Start?

Here’s a recent question I answered from a church planter: Q: Nelson, thanks so much for all you do. I came across some of your resources recently and have really learned a lot from them. Our new church has just launched and I’m wanting to start implementing the systems, where do I start? It’s a little overwhelming and any advice … Read More


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Free Church Systems Teleminar on Wednesday

In case you missed it, you have one LAST CHANCE to sign-up for my free Church Systems Teleseminar on Wednesday (the Tuesday one is already sold out at 999 people!).  Here’s the info: Join me for a FREE 75-minute tele-seminar without ever having to leave your office or home! I will teach you all the basics of church systems and … Read More


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FREE Report – Church Systems 2.0 [PDF]

It’s official!  Today is the official release of my brand new Church Systems 2.0 Report! I’ve taken the church systems basics that I laid out in the original Church Systems Report and completely revised and expanded it. The Church Systems 2.0 Report includes diagnostic questions and recommended resources, in addition to proven, practical advice to make your church healthier and … Read More


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The Power Of Systems In Mobilizing Disciples

I wanted to share this brief article that I wrote recently: You and I may look different on the outside but beneath our skin we are a function of common machinery. We both have hearts that pump blood, even though we are different blood types. We both have senses that take in the world, though some of yours may be … Read More


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I Love Church Planters!

I’m honored to be a part of an incredible lineup of speakers today at the ChurchPlanters.com Conference near Atlanta.  There is something exhilarating about being in a room full of people who are so passionate and driven by God’s call on their lives that they are stepping out to start new churches all over the country.  I love to think … Read More


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Are you a portable church?

Since 2002 we’ve meet in portable locations – nine different locations to be exact. From schools to renovated funeral homes (not recommended) to cinemas to off-broad theaters to concert venues.  I love being portable and I love the benefits of being portable (keeps the entrepreneurial spirit alive, mobilizes more volunteers, keeps you fast and fluid, frees up money for evangelism, … Read More


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