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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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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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

The Privilege to Serve

“By God’s grace and mighty power, I have been given the privilege of serving him by spreading this Good News. Though I am the least deserving of all God’s people, he graciously gave me the privilege of telling the Gentiles about the endless treasures available to them in Christ.” – Ephesians 3:7-8 (NLT)

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching

Leaders Remember God’s Greatness

“‘My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,’ says the Lord. ‘And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.’” —Isaiah 55:8–9 (NLT)

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching

Working Together for God’s Purpose

“It’s not important who does the planting, or who does the watering. What’s important is that God makes the seed grow. The one who plants and the one who waters work together with the same purpose. And both will be rewarded for their own hard work.” – 1 Corinthians 3:7-8 (NLT)

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching