Happy Easter!

It’s almost here — this Sunday is the Big Day! And on this Good Friday, I wanted to take a moment to wish you and your family a BIG Happy Easter! Without a doubt, this weekend has the potential to be the biggest and best Easter yet! If you have a moment, say a prayer for me and all of … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Uncategorized

LAST CHANCE: $49 Virtual Church Pass – 3-Day Pastor Leadership Event

Time’s running out to save big on THE ultimate leadership event for high-achieving pastors, the 2021 Renegade Pastors Virtual Conference! Super Early Bird closes WEDNESDAY, March 31st — just $49 for you and your entire team to attend (Normally $299.00). Click here to save your spot for 3 FULL DAYS of online training, April 13 – 15. Remember, this is … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Growth, Leadership, Ministry, Strategy

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THE Virtual Pastor Leadership Event — Register for Only $49 Per Church

Our next big pastor event is already filling up and the Super Early Bird rate closes in just one week… Save your spot for 3 FULL DAYS of online training at the 2021 Renegade Pastors Virtual Conference, April 13 – 15. This is NOT your average virtual pastor event! This conference is strategically timed to help you prepare for the … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Growth, Leadership, Ministry, Strategy

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The Call to Prepare

The below excerpt is from my book The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry. The call to ministry is the call to prepare — and preparation is an ongoing process. You will never learn all there is to be learned about any subject; you’ll never reach the pinnacle point in any area. And who would want to? … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership

Wesley On Doing Good

“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.” – John Wesley (June 28 or June 17, 1703 – March 2, 1791) devout Anglican who remained in … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership

Write Down Your Stress

The below excerpt is from my book The Renegade Pastor’s Guide to Managing the Stress of Ministry. I (Richard) read a book many years ago that I believe was entitled Strictly Personal and Confidential: The Letters Harry Truman Never Mailed. Apparently, the former president had a habit of calling in his secretary to dictate angry letters to reporters, congressmen, and even cabinet … Read More


Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership

One Week Away: Free 2021 Maximizing Easter webinar – Only 5 Times Left

Hey, we’re just one week away from my brand new FREE Zoom training on Maximizing Easter that adapts the key principles to our current reality of meeting online, in-person or both. Spots are filling up fast for this 90-minute training… I suggest you reserve your seat ASAP for one of the 5 remaining training times on March 2, 3 or 4. It’s FREE when you … Read More


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

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Register Now for FREE Webinar: Maximizing Easter in 2021

Hey, you’re invited to sign up now for a brand new FREE Zoom training on Maximizing Easter that adapts the key principles to our current reality of meeting online, in-person or both. It’s a 90-minute training that you won’t want to miss!  I suggest you reserve your seat ASAP — space is limited to just 100 spots at each of the 6 available training times. Click … Read More


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

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Renegade Pastor Tip: Put Your Phone Away

The below excerpt is from my book The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry. 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 … Read More


Nelson SearcyLeadership