Senior Pastor Tele-Coaching
With Nelson Searcy

Pastor: If You Want Your Church To Grow, Grow Yourself First!

I don’t know you personally. But if you have answered God’s call to pastor a local church—like I have—I know some things about you. I know that you are committed to seeing lives changed by Jesus Christ. I know that you love God, and you love the people in your congregation. I know you want to see your church grow in every area—in attendance, in giving, in service to your community. I know that you work hard, probably making less than you would if you only worked a “secular” job. 

I also know that ministry provides some of the greatest joys of your life and some of your toughest frustrations. Frustrations like:

  • Not seeing as many people coming to the Lord as you hoped for.
  • Not reaching budget goals.
  • Seeing ministries struggle due to a lack of volunteers.
  • A shortage of first-time guests—and a lack of guests who return.
  • A lack of “personal time” to spend with your family.
  • A growing suspicion that your ministry will never be what you have prayed it would be.

You know as well as I do that these are just a few of the hard realities that we pastors must face. (I’m sure you could list quite a few more yourself!)

Ministry Doesn’t Need To Be This Way!

Hi! My name is Nelson Searcy. I’m a pastor, church planter and author. (I’ll tell you more about myself in just a minute.) I’m also the founder of Church Leader Insights, a ministry to help pastors have better, more fulfilling, more fruitful ministries.

Church Leader Insights has provided thousands of pastors all over the world with the resources they need to grow, both personally and in their ministries. 

One thing I’ve heard repeatedly from pastors who are part of the Church Leader Insights family: when they made the commitment to grow personally, God caused their ministry to grow. You see, I believe that God honors the actions we take to expand our capabilities as a pastor and leader. As we grow, He trusts us with a greater role in His kingdom. 

I want to tell you about an opportunity to turn those areas of frustration into causes for rejoicing in your ministry. I have found in my own life that personal coaching is THE BEST way to experience personal and pastoral growth. Over the last several years, I have had the privilege of coaching over 1,200 Senior Pastors to grow themselves—and their ministry.

I’d like to invite you to be part of my next Tele-Coaching Network, which starts on next February. This is our opportunity to work together so that you can see your church reach its full potential in the Lord.

What exactly is a tele-coaching network? That’s a good question, and I’ll be happy to answer it. But first, allow me to tell you a little about myself. After all, why should you listen to anything I have to say—let alone allow me to coach you over next 12 months?

What Is A Tele-Coaching Network, Anyway?

In my Tele-Coaching Network, you will join me and a group of pastors from all over the country (and even all over the world) via computer and telephone. I teach for 90 minutes per session on a wide variety of subjects, including:

  • How to develop systems in your church that enable your congregation to reach its full potential in Christ,
  • How to increase your evangelistic effectiveness, so that people in your community are reached with the Good News of salvation,
  • Proven methods for increasing the number of first-time guests that come to your services—and the process you can put in place that guides them from first-time guest to fully-committed membership in your church,
  • How to increase your church member’s giving—without using guilt or manipulation. God wants to use your members to fund His mission! I’ll show you how to help your members do that,
  • Time-management techniques that will help you get more done in less time. We’re all busy! I’ll show you how to make time for the most important things on your schedule,
  • Making time for family. After all, ministry is not the only important thing in our lives. I will teach you ways that I and my staff at the Journey have found to balance the demands of work with family life,
  • And much more than I can tell you about in the time we have right now.

In an e-mail follow-up to each coaching call, I give you specific action steps that you can take to apply what you learned on the call. I will also give you homework to prepare for the next call—generally, a book to read and one of my resources. You will be challenged to think all during this 12-month long network.

My coaching participants tell me that this 90-minute session—where you see my notes on the computer while you hear me teach over the phone—is one of the highlights of their month. But that’s not all you get when you join my Tele-Coaching Network.

You Receive Unlimited Access

Those monthly coaching calls can revolutionize your life and ministry. But you get much more than that when you join this network. You’ll have unlimited e-mail access to me and the CLI staff. When a situation arises in your church, you’ll be able to ask me for advice and counsel. (In fact, I’ll give you a special coaching network e-mail address that will ensure that your questions get priority attention!) 

Also, in addition to the monthly coaching calls, you will also be a part of a monthly call-in Q & A session. During these sessions, you will be able to ask me questions. You will also be able to listen to the questions that other pastors in the network ask. These calls are a great time to learn from the experiences of other pastors in your network!

Plus Much More For Coaching Network Participants!

I want you to get the full benefit of being in my Tele-Coaching Network. So I give you as many tools as I can to help you get to the next level of fruitfulness. Some of those tools include:

  • Monthly hands-on coaching from me.
  • A proven coaching process that leads to growth and health.
  • Plus, you get full access to the Renegade Pastors Network free ($1,188.00 value). You get two networks for one investment!
  • Over $1,679. 00 in FREE resources from Church Leader Insights, PLUS special discounts on any new resources.
  • Unlimited email access to me and my Church Leader Insights team.
  • A monthly coaching environment where everyone is focused on a Kingdom agenda.
  • MP3s of each session for your review.  (NOTE: Even if you miss the exact date, you can listen to the network at your leisure.)
  • FREE attendance at all half-day live or webinar training events during your network (up to $2,550 value).
  • Private "call-in" times with me to have your specific questions answered in more detail.
  • A private day-long meeting with me, exclusively for tele-coaching participants (located in Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL) — a $2,100 value!
  • The opportunity to grow and take your church to the next level.
  • Plus much, much more!

You might be thinking right now, “I would get a lot out of this network! I wonder how much it’s going to cost?”

My 100%, No-Hassle Guarantee!

I really want you to be part of my next Tele-Coaching Network, which starts next February. I know it will be a life-changing time for you. I’ve seen how God can use our time together in the lives of so many of my past and current coaching network members.

In fact, one of the great joys of my life is seeing the principles and ideas I teach spark a fire in the pastors in the network. Pastors grow and change. Lives are transformed! And I get to be part of it!

I'm so confident that you will find this Network beneficial that any time you can call my office and tell me that this network isn't benefiting your church or your leadership ability and I will refund your remaining balance. Plus, you can keep any of the resources, MP3s or seminar materials that you have received to date. Unlike some networks, you can back out of my network at any time without any obligation.

In other words, I want to remove any fear you might have in joining this network. You can try it with absolutely NO RISK!

Why am I able to give such a comprehensive guarantee? Very simple. I know this network will help you, just like it has helped over 1,200 pastors just like you. And I want to remove any uneasiness you might have about committing to join me in this Tele-Coaching Network!

Don’t Put This Off—Join The Tele- Coaching Network Today!

Before I close, I want you to consider one more thing. As pastors, you and I are involved in some of the most important work in the world. God has given us the great privilege of leading His people, and bringing more people into His family. What could be more important than that?

In the business world, people hire coaches to help them become better at what they do. They want to be the best business leader, manager or teacher that they can be.

There’s nothing wrong with that. But think of it this way: what you do is far more important than what anyone is doing in the business world. Shouldn’t we be just as willing to do whatever it takes to be the best pastor we can be?

After all, even the best product you buy will only help you in this life. But we have something that will help people live life to their God-given potential now—and give them eternal life in the future!

Make the commitment to doing everything you can to make the most of the opportunity God has given you to work in His kingdom. And allow me to walk with you as you take the next step in your ministry!

Join the Tele-Coaching Network today!

What’s Next?

Next, you need to complete a simple application to be accepted in my next Tele-Coaching Network. It’s very simple: just click on the BLUE button below to complete your application online. (It’s short—it should take you less than 10 minutes to fill out!)

Or, you can download the application so you can fill it out and fax it back to us. To download, simply click on the RED button below.

Whichever you choose, do it right now! Spots in my network always fill up fast, and I want you to be part of it. (Plus, I’ve arranged to give you a special bonus if you sign up early! Read to the very end to see it.)

Your partner in ministry,


Nelson Searcy

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P.S.—Do you have any questions? Feel free to call us at Church Leader Insights. Our number is 1-800-264-5129. We’ll answer any question you have—and we won’t try to “sell you” into joining the network. But if you’re ready to sign up now, click on one of the buttons above!

Who Is Nelson Searcy, And Why Should He Be My Coach?

Like I said before, my name is Nelson Searcy. I am the Founding and Senior Pastor of The Journey Church in New York. We meet in several locations in Manhattan and Queens. We’ve also recently launched campuses in San Francisco, CA and Boca Raton, FL. God has blessed our efforts here at the Journey, and we’ve seen the majority of our growth from new believers coming to Christ.

In 2001 I left the church I was serving on the West Coast to move across country with my wife and bulldog to start a new church in New York City.  We started the church from scratch and since then The Journey has grown and expanded to multiple locations. 

In 2004, I founded Church Leader Insights as a way to give something back to God’s kingdom. Since that time, tens of thousands of pastors have used our resources to increase their ministry effectiveness. I have also written eight books on topics ranging from stewardship, to worship planning, to launching new churches.

During this time, I’ve had the privilege of leading several coaching networks. Over 1,200 pastors have participated in one or more of these 12-month-long networks. (You can see testimonies from many of them on the right side of this page.) 

Nelson Has Coached Over 1,000 Pastors in the U.S. and Beyond

I’ve Coached Over 1,200 Pastors in the U.S. and Beyond!

My coaching alumni have shared how God used the network to expand their ministries and grow their churches. The majority grow in attendance, giving and evangelistic fruitfulness. Many pastors have told me that the decision to join my coaching network was a defining moment in their lives.

I’m inviting you today to make a defining decision in YOUR life, and join my next Tele-Coaching Network, which begins next February! 

Now, I understand that you probably have some questions. The idea of a coaching network might be new to you. So let me tell you a little about my Tele-Coaching Network, and why it might be just what you need in order to take the next step in your ministry!

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Investing In Your Ministry!

Obviously, there is an investment on your part to be in this coaching network. But I believe it’s one of the best investments you can make, especially considering what you get in return.

Your monthly investment?  Just $347 per month - and no travel expenses!

Consider this: for an in-person coaching network of this quality, you would pay 5-10 times more per month! You’d also be paying airfare to get to the meeting site, plus money for food and a hotel room. I’ve eliminated those costs, so this network is one of the best values around.

As you are considering making this investment in your church and your ministry, let me ask you: how much are you willing to invest to see your church grow? How much is it worth to see people change and grow into the people God created them to be? What would you pay to increase your personal effectiveness, reduce your stress level, and enjoy your family time more?

You see, I believe that God wants to use each of us to our fullest potential. I believe He wants our churches to grow. I believe He wants to see people in your community transformed by the love of Jesus. Through my Tele-Coaching Network, we can work together to achieve all God wants in our lives!

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NO-RISK COACHING GUARANTEE: I'm so confident that you will find this Network beneficial that any time you can call my office and tell me that this network isn't benefiting your church or your leadership ability and I will refund your remaining balance. Plus, you can keep any of the resources, MP3s or seminar materials that you have received to date. Unlike some networks, you can back out of my network at any time without any obligation.

In other words, I want to remove any fear you might have in joining this network. You can try it with absolutely NO RISK!

Meet Dr. Nelson Searcy

Nelson Searcy is an experienced church growth strategist, pastor, church planter and coach, serving in ministry for more than 25 years and consulting with churches around the world. As founder of Church Leader Insights and the Renegade Pastors Network, he has personally trained more than 50,000 church leaders in over 45 denominations through live events, seminars and monthly coaching, helping them break common growth barriers like 125, 250, 500, 1000 and beyond, all while maintaining personal life and ministry balance. For more accelerated growth, pastors also participate in Nelson’s Senior Pastor, Evangelism, Stewardship, Assimilation and Advanced Coaching networks. Nelson is also the Founding and Lead Pastor of The Journey Church, with locations across New York City and in Boca Raton, FL. Nelson and his church routinely appear on lists such as “The 50 Most Influential Churches” and “The 25 Most Innovative Leaders.” He is the author of over 85 church growth resources and 15+ books, including The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry and The Difference Maker: Using Your Everyday Life for Eternal Impact. Nelson is the recipient of the prestigious Donald A. McGavran Award for Outstanding Leadership in Great Commission Research. His continued mission is to help church leaders around the world cooperate with God in creating healthy, thriving churches. He divides his time between NYC and South Florida. He and his wife, Kelley, have one son, Alexander.

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Anne Powell
Friendship Church
San Antonio, TX

“As a current tele-coaching member, I have to say - in spite of 35 years of ministry experience, college degrees and associations with major churches, I've learned more this year than all 35 years put together. It's well worth the money, and it's the phone call is the ONE meeting a month my wife will NOT let me miss !!”

Warren Cook
First Lutheran Church
Hot Springs, AR

“My time in Nelson's tele-coaching network has been a gift from God in helping me understand the systems of our church and areas that need help and change. The information is always valuable and practical. At times it can be overwhelming as I try to take it all in at once. But over time I know that much of what I am learning is sinking in and bearing fruit. I look forward to the rest of my time in the network and to being part of another one in the near future.”

Jon Beyer
First Lutheran Church
Hot Springs, AR

“This coaching network has taken me to another level of leadership as a senior pastor. It has given me a stronger, birds-eye view of what is necessary for our church to be healthy. It has also taught me how to implement changes that will facilitate health in each key area of our church. This seminar will grow you and provide you will invaluable resources you can share with your whole team.”

Chad McCartney
Grace Bible Church
Laredo, TX

“You all have helped us so much! My wife just left my office and she said,
'You have learned so much in this group. I've seen so many things we are doing that we would have never thought of on our own.' She is right.”

Craig Walker
Lifeway Church
Celina, TX

“Our church had plateaued for three years, with an average attendance of 250 - in desperation I joined the Tele-coaching network. With the valuable insight and coaching, our average attendance is 450 and we have had more commitments to Christ, baptisms and new members in the past six months than in the past six years. Thanks again”

Larry Mask
City South Church
San Antonio, TX

“I can't begin to tell you what a difference the network has made in my ministry. I had been faithfully meeting with my staff for years prior to the network. We were totally committed to growth but seemed to be at a loss as far as identifying some of the snags in our ministry. Through†the network, not only have we been able to identify the areas our ministry was stalling in but we have also been given clear and effective solutions to see our ministry begin to grow again. I look forward to the next coaching network. The best is yet to be!”

Mark Cullum
Capitol Foursquare Church
Sacramento, CA

“This stuff works! Nelson provides clarity in leadership, tools that are practical and user friendly, accountability in presentation, and a God centered structure for doing church the New Testament way. I would never be where I am as a leader and we would never be where we are as a church without this. This coaching network will always be a very special part of who God is forming me to be.”

Randy Fields
The Gathering
Thomasville, GA

“I can be a tight wad and was very relunctant to join. Our church had gone no where in years, really lacking the systems to get from point A to point B. Since I joined our church has been totally transformed, we have a strategy and systems that are getting in place. Our attendance has probably doubled, our finances have grown and people are excited about what is going on. It has brought a tremendous clarity in my leadership and people can see where we are going. I would highly recommend giving yourself a year of super charged growth.”

Devon Davoux
Cornerstone Church
Vermillion, SD

“I and the church I serve have benefited greatly from Nelson's expertise and has allowed us to think through critical issues that have kept us from realizing our potential in Christ. It gives me time personally to break away from the bump and grind of ministry and renew my passion and drive. I would highly recommend this coaching network to anyone and any church looking to invigorate its ministry.”

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Flint, MI