Eat the Frog: How to Tackle Your Least-Favorite Tasks

Frogs. They’re everywhere. As a matter of fact, I’m sure frogs interrupt your day every day. A frog is a big, ugly task—one you would rather not have to face. So you let it sit there on your desk, staring you down. Occasionally it ribbits, waiting for you to do something. It hops up and down to get your attention. … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership

Generous Giving = Generous Living

Giving generously does not have anything to do with the actual dollar amount you give; it has everything to do with what that dollar amount is in proportion to your income. When you give over and above the minimum requirement, quickly and cheerfully, you are a generous giver, no matter where the decimal point falls. Mark tells us an interesting … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership, Stewardship

Leaders Care for their People

“Know the state of your flocks, and put your heart into caring for your herds, for riches don’t last forever, and the crown might not be passed to the next generation.” — Proverbs 27:23-24 (NLT)


Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching

The Voice in Your Head: How to Control Your “Mental Script” to Align with God’s Purpose

Every accomplishment in your life—whether it is how well you do in school, what level you hit in your professional life, or how you manage your household—is directly linked to how you feel about yourself, to whether you think you are capable and worthy of living life at the highest level. And what drives your evaluation of your abilities and … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership

Lyle Schaller on Fostering Creativity to Create Change

“One of the most important dimensions of a change agent’s job may be to foster creativity by asking questions rather than by suggesting answers.” — Lyle Schaller (April 19, 1923 – March 18, 2015), the Dean of Church Consultants, began his career as an urban planner for the city of Madison, Wisconsin. He left that life to pursue his calling as … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership

Is a Post-Coronavirus Revival Possible? Free e-book & PDF bookmark

We’re living and pastoring through a tragic time. But I also believe that this could become one of the finest hours for the church. In fact, if God moves, and the church responds appropriately, we could see the largest revival of our lifetime! In case you missed it, I have put together the very first version of a new whitepaper on: – WHY we … Read More


Sandra OlivieriBooks, Church Growth, Leadership, Ministry

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The Power of Serving: Encouraging Your Flock to Invite their Friends to Church

Serving others is good for your spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Though helping others may not get you featured in a magazine, doing so in ways both big and small will have a significant effect on the quality of your life and your overall health. When churchgoers invite their friends who don’t know Jesus to church — including Online … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership