Planning to Preach in 2024?

Time’s running out to save your spot for next week’s ALL-NEW Planning Your 2024 Preaching Calendar – Online Training. Keep reading to learn how you can sign up for FREE right now! Let me be your guide in this “revised for the new reality” 90-minute online training. In 2024, our churches are facing unique challenges and it’s more critical than ever that we are ready … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Systems, Leadership, Ministry, Preaching, Strategy, Worship Planning

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Reformation Month: My Top Martin Luther Video Picks

If you like movies and are excited that this month is the 506th anniversary of the Reformation, then this post is for you! There’s a lot of great movies and documentaries about Martin Luther and the Reformation. Here are my top picks, best enjoyed with a tub of popcorn 🙂 This Changed Everything Click here to access this video Martin … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Reformation, Videos

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New 2024 Preaching Calendar Training – Your Exclusive Code

Hey, you’re invited to sign up for the most anticipated training event I do all year — one that will reveal the unique challenges to preaching in 2024 and literally save you HOURS next year…my ALL-NEW Planning Your 2024 Preaching Calendar – Online Training. Because demand is high…I’m opening registration early and I encourage you to save your spot TODAY. Scroll … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Growth, Church Systems, Ministry, Preaching, Strategy

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Happy Reformation Month: Fun Martin Luther Facts

In commemoration of this month’s 506th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, I’d like to share some of Martin Luther’s major achievements: Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the church in Wittenberg, Germany in October, 1517. These were the differences Luther found between the Roman Catholic Church and the Bible. His refusal to recant these views led to … Read More


Sandra OlivieriLeadership, Ministry, Reformation

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My Top 5 Recommended Books to Celebrate Reformation Month

Martin Luther sparked the Protestant Reformation when he posted his 95 Theses on the door of the church in Wittenberg, Germany on October 31, 1517 (now known as Reformation Day). The theses were the differences Luther found between the Roman Catholic Church and the Bible. For his protests, Luther was ultimately excommunicated and labeled an outlaw by the Emperor of the Holy … Read More


Nelson SearcyBooks, Ministry

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Free E-book for Pastors: What Should You Measure Each Week at Your Church?

“What gets measured gets done,” but what do you measure each week at your church?  Just as you stay (or should stay) on top of the numbers that gauge your health, eg. blood pressure levels, weight and height — the same is true when gauging the health of your church. The numbers are blinking indicators that let you know if all systems are … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Growth, Church Systems, Church Systems - General, Evangelism, Metrics, Ministry, Strategy

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Free E-book for Preachers: 30 Inspirational Quotes by Vance Havner

“I’ve never known a time when I didn’t want to preach. The desire was always there.” — Vance Havner (1901 – 1986) Inspirational revival preacher Vance Havner passed away this month, 37 years ago. In remembrance of his lasting legacy, I’ve put together a brand new pastor’s collection of Havner’s best quotes plus a report on his achievements. These gems can both encourage you as … Read More


Nelson SearcyBooks, Leadership, Ministry, Preaching

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Starts this week: Live Senior Pastor Coaching – your best year awaits!

Church in the post-Covid era is similar to church before Covid (in more ways that you expect)… yet drastically different (in more ways than you know). For pastors, this is a critical time, with weighty decisions to make about attendance, safety, programs, online church, staffing, and much more. The question is: How do you navigate these unprecedented times? What if I … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Growth, Church Systems, Coaching, Leadership, Ministry

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What I’m reading – Best Books of 2023 So Far

We’re more than halfway through the year (which has sure been another one for the record books) and a happy thought occurred to me — we’ve seen a lot of great books already released in 2023! And I’ve read quite a few of them (Over 150+ at this moment + a lot of reviews and summaries. Yep, I’m a book … Read More


Sandra OlivieriBooks, Leadership, Ministry

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Let’s make the next year, your best year (an invitation)

Let me introduce you to two true but seemingly contradictory statements: • Church now, on the other side of Covid, is far more like Pre-Covid church than you expect. • Church now, on the other side of Covid, is far more different from Pre-Covid than you expect. That’s something of a head-scratcher, right? It’s a complicated and critical time for … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Growth, Church Systems, Coaching, Leadership, Ministry

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