Free Live Webcast – 6 Tech Lessons for Online Church

When the pandemic hit, churches had to pivot quickly to get Online Church up and running…most churches for the very first time! This meant moving fast, learning new technology, using whatever you already had to pull it off, and finding quick (albeit not always the best) solutions to just get online services started. But now that we’re 6 months into … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems, Leadership, Ministry, Preaching, Uncategorized, Worship Planning

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Effective Leadership Power Sale: Equip Yourself During These Challenging Times

Challenging times like these call for next-level leadership. And it seems like now — perhaps more than ever before — we’re being tested as church leaders. Since it’s more critical than ever that we equip ourselves as top leaders, I want to help you “POWER UP” this week and add to your pastoral leadership toolbox. So I’ve pulled together all of my best leadership resources — all in one … Read More


Sandra OlivieriLeadership, Ministry, Strategy, Stress Management, Uncategorized

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Let It Go: How to Decompress After a Stressful Day

If we don’t develop the habit of decompressing after every stressful day, and even during each day, we will carry that stress with us everywhere. And the effects will devastate our ministries and our family lives. In order to decompress effectively, take these opportunities to decompress during each day: Alternate between high-stress and low-stress activities. Whenever possible, schedule activities you … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Uncategorized

Love Your Family: Putting in the Hard Work

Providing well for your family is a major component of loving them–and hard work is key to being able to provide well. For some reason, however, too many pastors have gotten it into their heads that ministry is a soft profession–that it can be done with less effort and intentionality than other jobs. In a surprising number of ministerial circles, … Read More


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Free Live Webcast – 6 Big Ideas for Effective Online Groups

Now during the pandemic, small groups are even more important to keep people connected to the church, to their faith and to each other. At The Journey, we’ve seen great success with moving small groups online — and we want to share these proven best practices with you! Join us THIS Thursday, July 16 for a brand new online training: 6 BIG IDEAS IN 60 MIN … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems, Leadership, Ministry, Small Groups, Uncategorized

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Happy 4th of July!

I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Happy 4th of July! I’m getting to celebrate the 4th today with my family. Anyone have a good BBQ recipe? I am truly grateful to be a small part of your ministry and look forward to serving you for many years in the future. Hope you enjoy this … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership, Uncategorized

My top 10 best strategic tools to solve problems and reduce stress (just $49)

As pastors, we’re now being challenged in new ways, with new decisions to make on an almost-daily basis. As we’re hearing often (to put it mildly) these are “unprecedented” times. Tough times like these call for better strategic thinking — so you can make those wise decisions that will lead you and your church down the right path. We need to have … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Growth, Leadership, Strategy, Uncategorized

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Big Spring Sermon Sale – 22 “Done-for-You” Sermons Over 75% OFF

Post Easter-rush is a great time to equip yourself to preach in the weeks and months ahead. I know you‘re short on time so I’ve gone through and hand-picked some of my newest and best “done–for–you” sermon series to help you dramatically cut down on your planning time — and increase your preaching impact! Our Spring Sermon Sale features 22 of our best sermon series for over 75% OFF. Each resource includes EVERYTHING that you need: message MP3s, sermon notes, transcripts, graphics, series documents and over 60 … Read More


Sandra OlivieriUncategorized