Beach Baptism Video Montage

Our annual Beach Baptism is tomorrow (Saturday, July 26) at 2:30pm at Jones Beach on Long Island.  If you are in the area, stop in and join us – all the details are here. To prepare for the Baptism we recently put together a montage of previous beach baptism videos.  I think its pretty inspirational.  Here’s the link: For more … Read More

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How to Survive an IRS Audit

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I’m being audited by the IRS. The case is ‘almost closed’ although there are still some minor paperwork issues to be handled. Hopefully everything will be settled by August. As it turns out, everything was ‘proper and in order’ with my 2006 return but I did learn some important lessons. First, I was … Read More

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Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – 2 of 8

SYSTEM #2: THE EVANGELISM SYSTEM Today, we’re moving ahead in our new Wednesday blog series, “Where There’s Slack There’s Lack.” Last week, we kicked off by examining your Weekend Service System and calling out the slack. Have you spent some time working on that system since last Wednesday? What kind of changes have you made? This week, we’re going to … Read More

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Stewardship Seminar – Video Webcast – Last Chance!

In less than 48 hours, we will be doing a video webcast of my Stewardship Seminar.  Why don’t you join me for the event?  It’s Thursday, July 24, from 9:00am – Noon Eastern Time.  Here’s how it works: – I’ll be teaching the seminar live here in NYC to a great group of pastors – You will watch the video-stream … Read More

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Monday Proflections – July 21, 2008

Here’s what’s happening with me and CLI this week that may be of interest to you.  Busy week…. Monday – The CLI store has been down for maintenance all weekend and will be down for most of today.  Updating software is always a pain but we had to upgrade in order to continue to serve you. You data is safe … Read More

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Immediate Action

Today I’m teaching at all four Journey-Manhattan services and I’m challenging everyone to do a Servant Evangelism project right after the service.  I’m giving them a bag of SE material and sending them out to ‘Do It Now!’  I did this a couple of years ago and about 20% of those in attendance did it – I’m praying for 50% … Read More

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Be Ready to Reward

Imagine something with me for a minute… Let’s say I walked into your office right now and said, “Hi, I’m Nelson Searcy and here’s $1000. I want you to use this $1000 to improve your church.” What would you do? What’s the first thing that pops into your mind? Would you invest in your volunteers? How? Would you do something … Read More

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