Saving Time: Why and What You Should Automate

Some people may object that it takes too much work to automate. After all, you will need to educate yourself on automation services. You will have to enter all of your information and preferences before automation can begin. But for renegade pastors automation isn’t a luxury–it’s a necessity. The benefits of automation far outweigh the initial effort it takes to … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

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, Ministry

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 SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Registration Open Now for New Kingdom Impact Conference

Hey, I have a special invitation for you today for an event that is unlike any conference I have led before. I hope you can be a part of this small gathering of motivated pastors. Because we’re going to work through some unique questions: 1 – How do you use every minute of your life (walk with God, family, church, friendships, … Read More

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A Closer Look at the 3-Step Process of Biblical Forgiveness

Once you understand what forgiveness is not, forgiving becomes easier. But how exactly do you go about it? You can begin by working through the three-step process of biblical forgiveness: Remember How Much You Have Been Forgiven Release the Person Who Hurt You Reestablish the Relationship, as Much as Possible Let’s take a closer look at each of the three … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Fulfilling Your Calling: Slack Leads to Lack

Fulfilling your calling inherently means rising to the highest level of potential God has put in you. In order to reach your potential, you need a coach. Why shouldn’t you? The greatest business leaders, entertainers and athletes the world has ever known have had coaches to guide them to the top of their game. As part of your personal growth … Read More

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Roy Fish on Evangelism

“Evangelizing in the church is like fishing in a bathtub: it’s terribly convenient, but you don’t catch much.” — Roy Fish (February 7, 1930 – September 10, 2012) was an American preacher who is best known as a longtime professor of evangelism at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) in Fort Worth, Texas. He was known for his passion for personal … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Saving for Eternity: Where is Your Money Going?

Understanding God’s ultimate ownership means that we also recognize our role as conduits of his resources. We were not put on this earth to amass treasures for ourselves but to let treasure pass through us and back to a greater purpose. The “get all we can while we can” mind-set that most of us live with is what has driven … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Stewardship