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

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

John Wycliffe On the Silence of the Holy Spirit

“There was good reason for the silence of the Holy Spirit as to how, when, in what form Christ ordained the apostles, the reason being to show the indifferency of all forms of words.” — John Wycliffe, Bible Translator and Morning Star of the Reformation (c. 1330 – December 31, 1384) Wycliffe was an English professor, priest, and reformer. He is … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry