Senior Pastor Success Story – July’s Renegade Pastor of the Month

obj876geo707pg13p5A Renegade Pastor is someone who has abandoned average in favor of excellence. He is a rebel with a purpose – someone who rises up against resistance, mediocrity and conformity. And he is a hard worker, but knows how to work efficiently and manage his time for maximum benefit. Today we’re celebrating our Renegade Pastors – with special accolades to our Renegade Pastor of the Month, Robert Haynes from New Life Community Church in Olive Branch, MS!  Robert also upgraded this year to Senior Pastor Coaching and has a great success story to share. Congratulations Robert – glad to have you in the network! 

Robert Haynes
New Life Community Church
Olive Branch, MS
Upgraded this year to Senior Pastor Coaching

Robert had served and led New Life Community since November 1985. He attributes most of their growth to evangelism. He and his wife, Connie, both graduated from Mid South Bible College (now Crichton College in Memphis, TN) and they have three growth children.

 “I have found the Senior Pastors Coaching Network to be extremely helpful in recharging our church with fresh vision and enthusiasm for reaching our community. By implementing some of the Big Day strategies we learned this Easter:

1) Our total attendance was 99. That’s 84% over 1st quarter average attendance of 54. We didn’t double in a day but came close to it.

2) We had 19 first timers representing 10 different families.

3) Our attendance was 27 more than prior year high attendance day (72 at the Christmas service).

And 4) We had our highest attendance in over 10 years.”


And here is more recent feedback from fellow Renegade Pastors:

“Take it for a test drive, check it out, and see for yourself how valuable the resources can be for your ministry. The interview with Don Ross regarding his book Turnaround Pastor offered some valuable insights and good, solid steps to changing the culture of the church from inward to outward focused.”
James Cencebaugh, Bethel Assembly, Boiling Springs, SC

“My experience as a pastor has clearly shown me that I need to stay encouraged and current through ongoing training and resources. This network delivers that and more. I want to get 1% better every day! We used The Maximizing Easter Seminar to almost double our attendance on Easter, and we’ve had families return using the assimilation process. Thank you!”
Davy Fenton, Mt. Vernon Church, Laurel, MS

“This is a great place to learn how to leverage the systems of a church to the benefit of expanding the Kingdom. At the Renegade Pastors Conference I learned how to maximize my time and energy. We still talk a lot about this with our staff.”
Andy Rainey, Blue Ash Community Church, Blue Ash, OH
Upgraded this year to Senior Pastor Coaching

“This network is a wealth of knowledge and information, and it connects me with others in the same field I’m in. Through our calls, we’re able to share ideas and encourage one another. We’ve been implementing the assimilation process, and we now have a basic structure in place that will pay off in the long run.”
Clay Hopkins, Lakeside Baptist Church, Dallas, TX
Also in Executive Pastor Coaching


Your partner in ministry,


RP-Book-3DP.S. Interested in joining Robert and his fellow Renegade Pastors on a mission to abandon average? I want to give you the opportunity to pick up my NEW book The Renegade Pastor for just $1.00 PLUS, test drive my Renegade Pastors Network for Two Free Months!

It’s no accident that this book – “The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry” – shares the same name as one of my central coaching networks. The ideas in this book were first introduced and molded through the real-life work of transforming average ministries into renegade missions that truly glorify God and His Kingdom.

What I’ve learned through years of working with other pastors in my networks, is a simple but profound truth – as I share in The Renegade Pastor book: “If you want to grow a healthy church and have a happy personal life, look at what the average pastor is doing and do the opposite.”

This book will inspire and motivate you to abandon average and reclaim a life of impact and excellence. The topics covered in its seven packed chapters are designed to help you move from mediocrity to meaning in every area of your life. The book also comes with a two-month FREE test drive of my Renegade Pastors Network so your learning can continue beyond the book!

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Nelson Searcy is an experienced church growth strategist, pastor, church planter and coach, consulting with churches around the world. As founder of Church Leader Insights and the Renegade Pastors Network, he has personally trained more than 3,500 church leaders in over 45 denominations through live events, seminars and monthly coaching. 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 100 church growth resources and 18+ books, including The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life, Ministry and The Difference Maker: Using Your Everyday Life for Eternal Impact, and At the Cross with the People Who Were There. He and his wife, Kelley, have one son, Alexander.

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