Pastor & Worship Pastor Working Together – Part 5 of 5

Jason Hatley, Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey Church in NYC with Nelson Searcy is our guest blogger this week – today he wraps up his five part series: Yesterday, we talked about the first two steps in how to create an Actively Engaged Pastor/Worship Pastor relationship, and today I will give the final two steps. Step #3 – … Read More


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Senior Pastor Coaching Applications Are Now Available

I just posted the latest Coaching Applications for my next live Senior Pastor Coaching Networks. Both will start in January.  One network is at our office here in NYC and the other one will be in the Tampa/St Petersburg area. Here’s the link to more info and the applications I know I’ll get a ton of emails asking me to … Read More


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Pastor & Worship Pastor Working Together – Part 4 of 5

Jason Hatley, founder of Worship Leader Insights, continues his guest blogging series today: Now that you’ve identified where you are from yesterday’s post, let’s dive into how to get to the place you want to be in the Pastor/Worship Pastor planning relationship. There are 4 Steps to Active Engagement.  We will cover the first two today. Step #1 – Commitment: … Read More


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Pastor & Worship Pastor Working Together – Part 3

Jason Hatley, Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey Church in NYC with Nelson Searcy is our guest blogger this week: So, how did your homework go from yesterday?  Hopefully you have some clarity on the important relationship between the Pastor and Worship Pastor. Since you did so well on yesterday’s homework, today I have a quiz for you.  Of … Read More


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Pastor & Worship Pastor Working Together – Part 2

Jason Hatley, Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey Church in NYC with Nelson Searcy is our guest blogger this week: Yesterday I began this guest-blogging series by talking the importance of the relationship between the Pastor and the Worship Pastor in planning life-transforming worship services.  In fact, I believe that it is the most important relationship in the church. … Read More


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Pastor & Worship Pastor Working Together – Part 1

It is a pleasure to serve as this week’s guest blogger!  My name is Jason Hatley and I serve as the Pastor of Worship Arts @ The Journey, which my wife Karen and I helped start in 2002, and as founder of Worship Leader Insights. As the Pastor of Worship Arts, I invest a tremendous amount of my time in … Read More


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Debt Free Day @ The Journey

Today I’m teaching live at all four Journey services in Manhattan.  The topic: How Do I Become Debt Free? In all four services we are going to help someone become debt free.  Through the generosity of members in our church we are going to select one person and help pay down their debt. I love it when the church acts … Read More


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How I Saved $2000

In 2003 I had a conversation with Steve Merriman and from that one conversation I saved over $2000 in taxes that year. Steve is the founder of Clergy Advantage (ClergySupport.com – you’ve heard me talk about them in the blog before – they are the ones who cleared me when I was recently audited – you can read about it … Read More


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A Word to Media Pastors

My primary audience for this blog is Senior Pastors, but I know other pastors and church staff sneak a peek from time to time. Today, I want to say a brief word to Media Pastors. (You might want to forward this post to your staff member in charge of media.) Over the last 10 months, I’ve had the opportunity to … Read More


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