The Principle of Spiritual Readiness

With Easter just around the corner, I want to encourage you to think strategically to prepare for God to send you people who need to know Him. After years of doing crusades, the Billy Graham Association was able to predict, with astonishing accuracy, how many people will come forward for prayer on any given night. How? Because the number always … Read More


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FREE Year End Webinar Ends Today – Spots still available!

I still have space available for my ALL NEW online event, “The Year End Webinar: 21 Questions to Wrap Up This Year and Prepare for a Great 2017.” It’s FREE just for Senior Pastors and TODAY is the LAST DAY this event will be running! But don’t delay – space is limited and there are only two available times left … Read More


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FREE Year End Webinar Starts Today – Spots still available!

I still have space available for my ALL NEW online event, “The Year End Webinar: 21 Questions to Wrap Up This Year and Prepare for a Great 2017.” It’s FREE just for Senior Pastors and the first one is TODAY! But don’t delay – space is limited and this is the only week this event is running! I don’t want … Read More


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10 Public Speaking Tips from Charles Spurgeon

Today’s guest post comes to us from Christian George for The Spurgeon Center. How did the “Prince of Preachers” master the art of public speaking? Here are ten tips from Spurgeon’s lecture “On the Voice” (Lectures to My Students 11:117-135). 1. Posture Up! “Do not speak with your hands in your waistcoat pockets so as to contract your lungs, but … Read More


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Reinventing the All Staff Meeting

This is Kerrick Thomas – and for the last 12 years I’ve served alongside of Nelson Searcy as Executive Pastor of The Journey Church. I’m guest blogging today and would like to talk to you about the power of the All Staff Meeting. Every week in churches across America, staff members sludge off into the weekly staff meeting, dreading the monotony … Read More


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Age and Religious Identity in America

Today’s guest post comes to us from Michael Lipka, a Senior Editor at Pew Research Center. The U.S. religious landscape is already in the midst of some dramatic changes when it comes to the growth or decline of people with certain religious identities. And while it is impossible to predict exactly how that landscape will shift in the future, some key … Read More


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Jason Hatley on The Power of a To Do List

Have you ever been so busy… so overwhelmed… so under pressure in ministry that you’ve considered quitting? It happened to me 5 years ago, right after Nelson Searcy and I launched The Journey Church in South Florida… At this point I had been in ministry with Nelson at The Journey for nearly 10 years. I was no stranger to busy … Read More


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You’re Invited: Join Me for Systems Boot Camp – LIVE at Disney World!

I would like to extend a personal invitation for you to join me at the don’t-miss LIVE event of the year . . . my 5th annual Church Systems Check-Up and Bootcamp at beautiful Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, Wednesday, July 20th – Friday, July 22nd!   This is THE event where I reveal the latest and most impactful lessons on each of the 8 systems … Read More


Nelson SearcyEvangelism, Growth Barriers, Leadership, Ministry, Strategy