Leaders Take Shelter in God

“From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the towering rock of safety, for you are my safe refuge, a fortress where my enemies cannot reach me.” –Psalm 61 (NLT)

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching

Fun Facts on Martin Luther’s Impact on Western Civilization

In celebration of this month’s 504th anniversary of the Reformation, I’d like to share some fun facts about Martin Luther. In his life, Martin Luther: Wrote several influential books that explained his teachings on important doctrines. His works, translated into English, have filled 75 volumes thus far. Married Katharina Von Bora, one of a group of nuns that Luther had … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Life Is Not a Marathon

Life is not a marathon, and it shouldn’t be looked at as one. Life is better viewed as a series of short sprints with periods of rest in between. Think about the way most professional athletes train. They expend a huge amount of energy for a season, and then they have the off-season to rest and recover. They repeat that … Read More

Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership

John Wycliffe On the Importance of Living Humbly

“The higher the hill, the stronger the wind: so the loftier the life, the stronger the enemy’s temptations.” — John Wycliffe, Bible Translator and Morning Star of the Reformation (c. 1330 – December 31, 1384) Wycliffe was an English professor, priest, and reformer. He is credited for being the first to translate the entire Bible into the English language. He … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership