Debate versus Denigrate

Yesterday I read an article by someone disagrees with some of my ideas about church planting (launching large, building the church from the outside in, etc.).  He wrote a great article and made some great points that offered alternatives to my views. I actually wrote him and congratulated him on his analysis while clarifying some of my own positions.  We … Read More

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Bruce Lee on Time Management

Next week we are launching my new Time Management Resource (get a sneak preview here) – I’m fanatical about time management.  In fact, I’m set-up so that Google sends me any new posts or links on Time Management.  Here’s one I couldn’t resist sharing.  From Martial Arts Expert (and one of my childhood hero’s) Bruce Lee: “It’s not the daily … Read More

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Monday Proflections: The Week Ahead

I love Monday’s – if things go right on Monday I’m sitting pretty for the rest of the week.  Here’s a few things on my calendar that I’m looking forward too and that I thought might benefit you: Monday – Today is the last today to get the free Evangelism Seminar (57.00 Value) that Roy is offering.  Click Here. Tuesday, … Read More

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Sunday Preparation

In about an hour I will deliver the 10am message at The Journey-Manhattan.  The message is “The Art of Confrontation” and it’s part 2 in our Tongue Pierced series. I tried something new this past week in preparing for this message.  I came in early on Tuesday morning and the message was sorta burning in my head (you’ve been there, … Read More

Nelson SearcyWorship Planning

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Pentecost Sunday and a HUGE Freebie

One of the reasons I started this blog is because we needed a great place to give away free stuff.  Well, yesterday Roy took this to a whole new level by giving away our #2 bestselling resource – The Evangelism Seminar! Why?  Because tomorrow is Pentecost Sunday.  Here’s what Roy said (and keep reading, I’ll tell you how to get … Read More

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So Much to Say, So Little Time – Making the Message Stick

Most of you are probably familiar with the book Made To Stick, by Heath brothers Chip and Dan. I recently took a fresh look at one of the concepts that the brothers dive into in their “Simple” section… How many of us struggle with having to fit all the things we want to say into the little bit of time … Read More

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Q & A: What About People from Other Churches?

I recently got this question from a friend in New Hampshire who attended the recent Launch Conference that Kerrick and I did here in the city: “How do you handle people from other churches who want to join your church?” This is a great question that we all should wrestle with.  There are three types of church growth: Conversion Growth … Read More

Nelson SearcyAssimilation, Launch

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The Truth About Church Systems (NEW Free Report)

One question I get constantly is ‘Nelson, what do you mean by Church Systems?‘ Great question. And one that definitely needs addressed. Because if you really get ‘church systems’ it will dramatically improve how you lead your church and increase your understanding of how God grows our churches (often much faster than we think possible) But if you go about … Read More

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Monday Memory Tips for Church Leaders

I wonder if its harder for pastors to remember things on Monday than any other day of the week?  Most of us are a little ‘cloudy’ on Monday’s due to fatigue from our weekend obligations.  So if that’s you, here’s five Monday memory tips for you (full disclosure – I’m a sucker for memory tips – it’s a little known … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Misc

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Excited About Sunday and Tongue Pierced

In just about 90minutes we’ll be kicking off the first of our four services at our Manhattan Location (where I’m teaching today) and we are beginning a brand new series called “Tongue Pierced” that’s based on Proverbs 18:21: “The tongue has the power of life and death.” Today’s message is called The Power of Words and its an intro to … Read More

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