Hudson Taylor On Expelling Anxiety

“I am no longer anxious about anything, as I realize the Lord is able to carry out His will, and His will is mine.” — James Hudson Taylor (May 21, 1832 – June 3, 1905) was a pioneer in reaching the unreached for Christ. He was unlike any other missionary of the 19th century (or arguably any other century) and … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Uncategorized

Free Webinar Today Only: 6 Ways to Build Resilience in Ministry – RSVP NOW

Words sting. Members leave. Projects denied. Covid continues. Spiritual warfare wages. Anxiety appears. Setbacks occur. Ministry often feels like two steps forward and one step back (at its best). But you don’t need to feel overwhelmed, discouraged or even mad at God. Resiliency is learning to manage the spiritual, mental and emotional consequences of setbacks. I’ve lived with these setbacks … Read More

Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems - General, Leadership, Ministry, Strategy, Stress Management

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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

God Sets Leaders Apart

“I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.” —Jeremiah 1:5 (NLT)

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching

Dr. Michael Green On Connecting With People

“Evangelism is never proclamation in a vacuum, but always to people, and the message must be given in terms that make sense to them.”  – Dr. Michael Green (August 20, 1930 – February 6, 2018) was widely influential as an author, evangelism scholar and defender of the Christian faith. Green’s humorous, engaging style of writing and speaking made him highly … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Happy Easter!

It’s almost here — this Sunday is the Big Day! And on this Good Friday, I wanted to take a moment to wish you and your family a BIG Happy Easter! Without a doubt, this weekend has the potential to be the biggest and best Easter yet! If you have a moment, say a prayer for me and all of … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching

Knowing How to Fight: One Day at a Time

“Don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” –Matthew 6:34 In this verse, Jesus encourages His followers not to worry about the future. He says, “Each day has enough trouble of its own.” In other words, you can fight against stress and frustrations only one day at a time. Tomorrow … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry