One-Time Replay: Sign Up for Wednesday’s Final 2020 Preaching Calendar Call

By request, I’m bringing back my 2020 Preaching Calendar Conference Call. Join me for one final replay this Wednesday, Nov. 13th at 2pm ET. This has been our most popular training event and I know the impact it will have on your ministry — saving you HOURS of planning time. Ready to join me for this final replay? Click here to sign … Read More


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Leaders Humble Themselves to Help Others

“And since I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash each other’s feet. I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you.” — John 13:14-15 (NLT)


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John Wycliffe On the Silence of the Holy Spirit

“There was good reason for the silence of the Holy Spirit as to how, when, in what form Christ ordained the apostles, the reason being to show the indifferency of all forms of words.” — John Wycliffe, Bible Translator and Morning Star of the Reformation (c. 1330 – December 31, 1384) Wycliffe was an English professor, priest, and reformer. He is … Read More


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Retired Pastors Satisfied and Optimistic, but See Room for Improvement, by LifeWay Research

Most retirement age pastors and missionaries say their current life is close to ideal, but some who have entered retirement say they could’ve been better prepared. In a survey sponsored by Shepherd’s Fold Ministries, Nashville-based LifeWay Research asked 2,451 pastors, ministers and missionaries who were retired or at least 67 years old about their life, health, relationships, reflections on ministry, and … Read More


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Average vs. Renegade: Embracing a Bifocal Vision

There’s a distinct difference in how average pastors and renegade pastors view the expansion of God’s kingdom. Average pastors wrestle with one of two opposing temptations. Either they are tempted to focus solely on their own churches, to the exclusion of any involvement in the greater Kingdom, or they get so excited about outside kingdom opportunities that they let their … Read More


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The Surprising Truth About Sleep — Why You Need A New Perspective

A few years ago, as I (Nelson) was studying Genesis in preparation for a teaching series, God brought something significant to my attention—a truth that became a paradigm-shifting revelation concerning my view of sleep. At first glance, the truth seems simple enough: when God created the world, he created the night before the day (Gen. 1:2–4). The darkness preceded the light. … Read More


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Last Chance to Register for 2020 Preaching Calendar Conference Call!

This is your last chance to sign up now for the most anticipated training event I do all year — one that will literally save you hours in 2020: my 2020 Preaching Calendar Conference Call— taking place TOMORROW, Wednesday, Nov. 6. This would normally be a closed training just for my coaching networks, but because this planning process is so critical … Read More


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The Necessary Qualities of a Close Friend

What does a person, who is a friend, an advisor, and a confidant, look like? Are there certain qualities that make a person fit for this position in your life? These are important questions because, for many average pastors, they have never had someone like this in their lives. You may feel fearful of having someone who has that kind … Read More


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Leaders Are Not Easily Influenced

“Then we will no longer be immature like children. We won’t be tossed and blown about by every wind of new teaching. We will not be influenced when people try to trick us with lies so clever they sound like the truth.” – Ephesians 4:14 (NLT)


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John Wycliffe on the Measure of Christian Life

“All Christian life is to be measured by Scripture; by every word thereof.” — John Wycliffe, Bible Translator and Morning Star of the Reformation (c. 1330 – December 31, 1384) Wycliffe was an English professor, priest, and reformer. He is credited for being the first to translate the entire Bible into the English language. He is widely considered one of … Read More


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