Renegade Pastor Tip: Put Your Phone Away

What are the pressure points that you are constantly running into with your spouse or children? Those are generally good indicators of where you need to lay down some boundary lines. Think about something that frustrates you and your family, then back off that frustration and ask yourself what kind of boundary could eliminate it. For example, if your spouse … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Mental Wellness: Praying for Yourself

See if you can relate to this scenario. It is five minutes before a big presentation, an important conversation, or a major event, and you find yourself praying, “Oh, God, please be with me here. This is such a big deal, and it really needs to go well. If you would just supernaturally intervene right now, I would be grateful.” … Read More

Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Ministry

Develop Church Growth Eyes

“As Christians refine their methods, develop Church Growth eyes, feel church growth responsibility, communicate the Gospel, and educate those who are won until they become responsible Christians, the church as a whole will receive the abundant blessing God wants to give.” – Donald McGavran (December 15, 1897 – July 10, 1990), The Father of the Modern-Day Church Growth Movement 

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

10 Reasons to Attend the Renegade Pastors Conference (plus your code)

New year, new opportunities for your pastoral leadership and your ministry. And there is no place better than the LIVE, in-person Renegade Pastors Conference to maximize those opportunities for the new year. Join me in Orlando on Wednesday, March 1 – Friday, March 3 for the ultimate event for pastors that will equip, encourage and motivate you to reach your maximum growth potential in … Read More

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Finding Your Starting Point to the New You

How do you feel today? Do you feel healthy? Do you feel strong and energetic? How are you doing spiritually? Are you walking in deep relationship with God? How about emotionally and mentally? What is going on in your heart and soul? Are you living out the life God has in store for you, or is that life being sidetracked … Read More

Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Ministry

Renegade Pastor Tip: Allow God to Direct Your Time

Can you imagine how effective you could become if you allowed God to direct your time? According to James, if you need wisdom about something, all you need to do is ask God, and He will give it to you (see Jas. 1:5). What if, before diving blindly into your to-do list, you were to say, “God, what’s the best … Read More

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John Broadus on Preaching

“Brethren, we must preach the doctrines; we must emphasize the doctrines; we must go back to the doctrines. I fear that the new generation does not know the doctrines as our fathers knew them.” – John Albert Broadus (January 24, 1827 – March 16, 1895), dubbed “the world’s greatest living preacher” by Charles Spurgeon

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Preaching