Free Live Webcast – 6 Tech Lessons for Online Church

When the pandemic hit, churches had to pivot quickly to get Online Church up and running…most churches for the very first time! This meant moving fast, learning new technology, using whatever you already had to pull it off, and finding quick (albeit not always the best) solutions to just get online services started. But now that we’re 6 months into … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems, Leadership, Ministry, Preaching, Uncategorized, Worship Planning

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Free Webcast Replay: 6 Big Ideas for Effective Online Groups

Now you can access a free replay of a brand new training on 6 big ideas for effective online groups.  Now during the pandemic, small groups are even more important to keep people connected to the church, to their faith and to each other. At The Journey, we’ve seen great success with moving small groups online — and we want … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems, Coaching, Leadership, Ministry, Small Groups

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Free Live Webcast – 6 Big Ideas for Effective Online Groups

Now during the pandemic, small groups are even more important to keep people connected to the church, to their faith and to each other. At The Journey, we’ve seen great success with moving small groups online — and we want to share these proven best practices with you! Join us THIS Thursday, July 16 for a brand new online training: 6 BIG IDEAS IN 60 MIN … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems, Leadership, Ministry, Small Groups, Uncategorized

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What you need most at a time like this…($19 Leadership Skills)

$19 Leadership Skills

More than ever before, you’re being tested now as a church leader. Critical times like these call for next-level leadership. Challenging times like these are exactly when you need to focus on growing as a leader — to lead your church through this crisis and beyond. One of the best things you could be doing right now is to focus … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Growth, Church Systems, Leadership, Uncategorized

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My Birthday Gift to YOU

Hey – it’s my birthday today and my team is looking at ways to celebrate (in addition to cake and ice cream!). But I’d rather make this about YOU. My birthday wish is that you experience massive growth in your church this Fall — and into the New Year! So here’s my birthday gift to you: 75% OFF Birthday Sale … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Systems

The Power of Systems to Grow Your Church (Part 3 of 3)

Last week I shared the first four systems of a healthy church. As a reminder, a S.Y.S.T.E.M. is any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy and Money, and continues to produce results. Here are the remaining four systems: Strategy: How we constantly evaluate and improve our church Small Groups: How we fill and reproduce small groups at our church … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Systems

The Power of Systems to Grow Your Church (Part 2 of 3)

Last week, in the first part of this blog series, I defined a S.Y.S.T.E.M. as any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy and Money, and continues to produce results. Good systems function under the surface to keep things running smoothly so that you can concentrate on more important priorities. We may not be aware of a good system when it’s … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Systems

The Power of Systems to Grow Your Church (Part 1 of 3)

Think about the system you have for getting dressed in the morning. You don’t put on your deodorant until you get out of the shower. You drink your coffee before you brush your teeth. Right? There’s a system to the way you prepare yourself for the day that makes getting out of the house faster and easier. You also have … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Systems

Maximize Your Church By Maximizing Your Systems (Part 4 of 4)

In last week’s third post of this blog series, I shared the first four systems that hum beneath every church’s surface. To recap, a system is defined as any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy, and Money, and continues to produce results. You can maximize your church by maximizing the systems that work beneath the surface. Here are the remaining four … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Systems

Maximize Your Church By Maximizing Your Systems (Part 3 of 4)

In last week’s second post of this blog series, I defined a system as any ongoing process that Saves You Stress, Time, Energy, and Money, and continues to produce results. Healthy running systems in your church can have a tremendous impact in positioning your church to have the greatest impact possible, both on the people within it and on the community where you minister. I contend … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Systems