The Power of Serving: 7 Ways to Change the World

I don’t usually read Forbes magazine, but I can’t keep myself from picking up the yearly edition in which the magazine announces its roll of billionaires. I like to check whether or not I made the list. I know this may surprise you, but I have never seen my name alongside Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. Before I became a … Read More

Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Ministry

Leaders Handle Truth with Care

“Work hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly explains the word of truth.” – 2 Timothy 2:15

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching

McGavran’s Positive View of Missions

“We stand in the sunrise of missions.” – Donald McGavran, father of the Church Growth Movement, missionary to India and China, one of the premier missiologists of the twentieth century December 15, 1897 – July 10, 1990

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Your Relationship with Money: Generosity or Greed?

Life is too short and too important to live with the constant stress, anxiety, and worry that come from not honoring God with your finances. We will spend a lot more time in eternity than we will in this life. Consider Jesus’s words in Matthew 6:19-21: “Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Stewardship

Prayers of Thanksgiving

“Thanksgiving is inseparable from true prayer; it is almost essentially connected with it. One who always prays is ever giving praise, whether in ease or pain, both for prosperity and for the greatest adversity. He blesses God for all things, looks on them as coming from Him, and receives them for His sake- not choosing nor refusing, liking or disliking, anything, but only as it … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Happy Thanksgiving Greetings from The Searcys!

“And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” – Colossians 3:17 I wanted to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! Hopefully, you’re preparing to spend a fun day with family and great food, like we are. Kelley, Alexander (now 16 years … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership

Ralph D. Winter On the Great Sin of the World

“The great sin of the world is not that the human race has failed to work for God so as to increase his glory, but that we have failed to delight in God so as to reflect his glory.” — Ralph D. Winter, Unreached Peoples Missiologist (December 8, 1924 – May 20, 2009) Winter was a pioneer in the area of … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Why You Should Never Be Ashamed to Seek Counseling

Never be ashamed to seek Christian counseling. Talking to a professional about the things going on in your life can help you process and deal with your emotions in a healthy way. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with doing so. In fact, there are many benefits. Several years ago, before my son was born, Kelley and I went through … Read More

Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership