How Martin Luther Changed the Way We Worship

Today’s guest post comes to us from Jason Hatley, Senior Pastor of The Journey Church in Boca Raton. Before his appointment to Senior Pastor, Jason served as the Worship Leader at The Journey in NYC and then at The Journey in Boca. Jason is also my co-author on Engage: A Guide to Creating Life-Transforming Worship Services and Revolve: A New … Read More

Nelson SearcyUncategorized

Martin Luther’s Reformation Isn’t Over

October 31 this year will mark the 505th anniversary of the start of the Reformation. On this date in 1517, a young German, Augustinian monk named Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the Castle church door in Wittenberg. This document challenged the Catholic Church’s corrupt practice of selling “indulgences” to absolve sin. So why does this still matter today? … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Leaders Are Not Afraid

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” –Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry, Preaching

John Wesley on Our Soul Priority

“You have one business on earth – to save souls.” – John Wesley (June 28, 1703 – March 2, 1791) John Wesley was an English cleric, theologian, and evangelist who was a leader of a revival movement within the Church of England known as Methodism. The societies he founded became the dominant form of the independent Methodist movement that continues … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Don’t Waste Energy Worrying: How to Fight One Day at a Time

Matthew 6:34 states, “Don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” In this verse, Jesus encourages His followers not to worry about the future. He says, “Each day has enough trouble of its own.” In other words, you can fight against stress and frustrations only one day at a time. … Read More

Nelson SearcyHealth, Leadership, Ministry

Carey’s Missionary Motto

“Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God.” – William Carey, “Father of Modern Missions”, Particular Baptist minister, and founder of Serampore College in India August 17, 1761 – June 9, 1834

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Ministry

Free Zoom this Wednesday: 5 Ways to Grow Your Small Groups Today

I hope you can join us THIS Wednesday for a timely FREE training that will help you re-evaluate and re-energize your Small Groups. Over the last two and a half years as we went through the pandemic together, many things changed in our churches…nothing more profoundly than how we did or didn’t do Small Groups. And Small Groups are a great … Read More

Sandra OlivieriUncategorized