Good Stress vs. Bad Stress: Understanding the Difference

Yes, there is such a thing as good stress. Small amounts of good stress keep you focused and motivated. You grow through certain levels of stress. The stress gravity exerts on you makes your bones denser and your muscles stronger. When you exercise, your endurance rises as a result of the stress you impose on yourself. When you decide to … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Ministry

How Are You Sleeping? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Even when you understand the importance of prioritizing sleep, gauging whether we are getting enough can still be difficult. We are so conditioned to get by on too little sleep that we are not always the best judges of whether our needs are being met. To begin determining if you are getting enough sleep, ask yourself these questions: How much … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Ministry

Take Advantage of Travel Time

Do you spend a lot of time on airplanes? Many pastors do. Whether it’s traveling for conference or flying halfway around the world to preach and build up local churches, air travel allows you and me to have a worldwide impact for God’s Kingdom in a way that wasn’t possible a couple of generations ago. Like anything else, flying has … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Ministry

LAST CHANCE to register – 3-day pastors conference starts tomorrow!

Advance Registration closes TODAY for our big 3-day pastors conference that kicks off tomorrow morning. I have just a couple spots left for our 2022 Renegade Pastors VIRTUAL Conference. Join me and all our special guests over Zoom, THIS WEEK Tuesday, March 15 – Thursday, March 17. LAST CHANCE: Click here to learn more and save one of the final … Read More


Sandra OlivieriBooks, Church Growth, Church Systems, Health, Leadership, Ministry, Strategy

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Starts Tuesday: The Renegade Pastors Virtual Conference with Nelson Searcy, Ken Boa, Elmer Towns and more. Hurry, six seats left.

Time’s running out to save your spot for next week’s ultimate pastor leadership event: the 2022 Renegade Pastors Conference. You can still save with Advance Registration rates, but only while spots are still available. Registration will close soon for this 3-day online event — Tuesday, March 15 – Thursday, March 17 — focused on equipping YOU to abandon average! Plus … Read More


Sandra OlivieriBooks, Church Growth, Church Systems, Health, Leadership, Ministry, Strategy

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Virtual Pastor Leadership Event Just 2 Weeks Away (Registration Closing Soon)

Final spots are filling up now for our next big pastor leadership event: the 2022 Renegade Pastors Conference. You can still save with Advance Registration rates, but only while spots are still available. Registration will close soon for this 3-day online event — Tuesday, March 15 – Thursday, March 17 — focused on equipping YOU to abandon average! Plus no … Read More


Sandra OlivieriBooks, Church Growth, Church Systems, Health, Leadership, Ministry, Strategy

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Managing Stress Monday: Loneliness is a Ministry Killer

There is little doubt that loneliness is one of the biggest problems facing pastors today. Every survey reports that most pastors experience this emotion, often on a regular basis. This may sound strange to many people. After all, aren’t we pastors surrounded by people for large portions of our ministry? We lead groups, we preach, we meet with staff and … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Ministry