Pastor of Groups & Teaching Pastor Position Now Available @ The Journey Church NYC

The Journey is currently looking for an “A” player to fill the role of Pastor of Groups & Teaching Pastor at our NYC campus in Manhattan. We are looking for an experienced, go-getter who is ready to live in NYC, serve in a growing, young church and make a tremendous impact for Jesus. This is a great position . . … Read More


Sandra OlivieriLeadership, Ministry, Preaching, Small Groups

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Maximize Your Church by Maximizing Your Systems

We all use systems to help us accomplish our objectives every day. 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 … Read More


Sandra OlivieriAssimilation, Church Growth, Church Systems, Church Systems - General, Coaching, Evangelism, Health, Leadership, Ministry, Stewardship, Strategy, Worship Planning

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Assimilation = Life Transformation

Did you have any first-time guests at your church this past Easter weekend? How many guests have you had in the last month? Over the last year? Each of those guests was a gift to you from God. Did your response show your appreciation? Did you have a plan in place to integrate them into the life of your church? … Read More


Sandra OlivieriAssimilation, Books, Church Systems, Ministry

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Is your church family prepared for new guests this Easter?

As the old saying goes: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. With Easter approaching — one of our biggest days of the year — I’d like to spin that a little and say: If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail. Preparation is key to success in any endeavor. To leave your house in the morning, … Read More


Sandra OlivieriAssimilation, Books, Church Systems, Easter, Ministry

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How to Reach Your Highest Potential with Personal Coaching

The below excerpt is from my book The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry. Fulfilling your calling inherently means rising to the highest level of potential God has put in you. In order to reach your potential, you need a coach. Why shouldn’t you? The greatest business leaders, entertainers and athletes the world has ever known have … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Leaders Must Be God’s Servant

“So Jesus called them together and said, ‘You know that the rulers in this world lord it over their people, and officials flaunt their authority over those under them. But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must be the slave of everyone … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching