Secrets & Strategies from the Ten Most Influential Churches

My mentor, Dr. Elmer Towns has a challenge for you – to become an influential pastor.  So where do you start, and just what does that mean, to be truly influential in ministry? Well, shaping the future starts with an understanding of the past.  I have the privilege of introducing you to someone who has been an eyewitness to key events in church history from … Read More


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Do You Recognize These Church Diseases?

“Healthy churches build an immune system to resist disease. It is much more advisable to prevent an illness than to contract one and then have to cure it.” – Peter Wagner The following are a few of the most common diseases that infect churches.  By recognizing some of the symptoms my hope is that we will turn to the Great … Read More


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Only read this if you’re over 36… (Church Leader Insights “Wish Book”)

Here are a few facts I read recently about the high school graduating class of 2013 – see if any of these make you feel old (like they did me).The Class of 2013: Hasn’t ever owned a cassette tape player. Doesn’t remember life without personal computers, mp3 players, and cell phones. Never knew life before the Toy Story movies. Doesn’t … Read More


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Who Knew God Would Bless It – 25% Off “New Catalog” Gift Certificate

  This week we’re celebrating a milestone at Church Leader Insights and I’d like to give you a special gift to say thank you! Within the next week or so, you’ll be receiving your copy of the VERY FIRST Church Leader Insights Resource Catalog in the mail. If you’d have told me 9 years ago that we would have a … Read More


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Last Chance – Thanksgiving Sale Half Off (and more!)

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY – The Church Leader Insights Thanksgiving Sale ENDS TODAY at 11:59pm! Today’s your final opportunity to take advantage of HALF OFF on over 55 of my bestselling downloadable resources – Systems Seminars, Sermon Series and dozens of other popular training resources. Also, TODAY ONLY you can receive $100.00 OFF on: Planning Worship Services for Life … Read More


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Thanksgiving Sale at Church Leader Insights – Over 55 Downloads at HALF OFF!

It’s THANKSGIVING SALE time at Church Leader Insights! Between now and Tuesday, you can take advantage of HALF OFF on over 55 of my bestselling downloadable resources – Systems Seminars, Sermon Series and dozens of other popular training resources. All these resources (and more) for HALF OFF: The Evangelism Seminar The Ignite Seminar The Strategy Seminar The Activate Seminar Christmas … Read More


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It’s Nelson’s 40th Birthday – Will You Share a Testimony?

Hey – real quick! It’s Scott Whitaker, President of Church Leader Insights. Today is Nelson’s 40th Birthday and I’ve hijacked his blog today! He’s out enjoying the day with his family and I just thought of the perfect birthday gift – I’M MAKING A BIRTHDAY BOOK OF TESTIMONIES! Would you be willing to share a testimony of how Nelson has … Read More


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4th of July Sale – HALF OFF over 45 Downloads (as low as $9.95)!

Church Leader Insights just kicked off the Annual 4th of July Download Sale! We are offering dozens of my downloadable resources at ridiculously low prices – HALF OFF, including many of our most popular downloads (like The Big Day, Starting a Second Service, and Developing a One Year Personal Growth Plan). All $19.95 downloads are only $9.95 and all $29.95 … Read More


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Why We Send A Lot of Emails (and Your Church Should, Too)

If you’re a part of the Church Leader Insights (CLI) family, you probably have noticed that we don’t mind sending out an email or two. And the vast majority of people who receive emails from me and CLI are encouraging and appreciative – even replying to share stories of how God is working in their churches. But every once in … Read More


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Don’t Miss the Christmas Sale – Save Over $830.00 on Package Deals!

I’m wondering if my staff has too much time and too much software (can you say “Photoshop”?) on their hands with this picture…. It’s a busy week for most of us (making final preps for your Christmas Eve services, putting the finishing touches on your 2011 preaching calendar or maybe even out and about Christmas shopping), but I wanted to … Read More


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