Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – 2 of 8

SYSTEM #2: THE EVANGELISM SYSTEM Today, we’re moving ahead in our new Wednesday blog series, “Where There’s Slack There’s Lack.” Last week, we kicked off by examining your Weekend Service System and calling out the slack. Have you spent some time working on that system since last Wednesday? What kind of changes have you made? This week, we’re going to … Read More


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Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – 1 of 8

SYSTEM #1: THE WEEKEND SERVICE SYSTEM Let’s start this Wednesday series “Where There’s Slack There’s Lack” by looking from the outside in – meaning we’ll work from the systems that are most obvious/ directly influence your people to the ones that are meant more to keep you and your team on track. We’ll jump in with the Weekend Service System… … Read More


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Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – New Eight Week Series

INTRODUCTION: I’ve been playing with this phrase in my mind for quite a while now. It’s a true statement, don’t you agree? Where there’s slack (in energy or effort), there will be lack… a lack of fruit, a lack of results, a lack of passion… Those of you who are familiar with me and with Church Leader Insights are pretty … Read More


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Executive Pastor Coaching – Last Call for Applications

This Thursday, Kerrick Thomas, The Journey’s Executive Pastor, will be starting an 8-month Executive Pastor Tele-Coaching Network.  I worked with him to design the network, which will tackle the 8 unique challenges for an Executive Pastor (they include, the systems challenge; the staffing challenge; the senior pastor challenge, etc.). This is a great opportunity for Executive Pastors or those who … Read More


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The Truth About Church Systems (NEW Free Report)

One question I get constantly is ‘Nelson, what do you mean by Church Systems?‘ Great question. And one that definitely needs addressed. Because if you really get ‘church systems’ it will dramatically improve how you lead your church and increase your understanding of how God grows our churches (often much faster than we think possible) But if you go about … Read More


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When to Challenge the System

Jay Curlee in Corpus Crisiti, who works with my friend Bil Cornelius, got me thinking about systems today (its not that hard to do – ha!  I talk, speak and write a lot about church systems as most of you know).  Here’s what he asked: “Progress demands change. It demands a leader who seeks to push through the chaos of … Read More


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