Free Webcast Replay: 6 Big Ideas for Effective Online Groups

Now you can access a free replay of a brand new training on 6 big ideas for effective online groups.  Now during the pandemic, small groups are even more important to keep people connected to the church, to their faith and to each other. At The Journey, we’ve seen great success with moving small groups online — and we want … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems, Coaching, Leadership, Ministry, Small Groups

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Free Live Webcast – 6 Big Ideas for Effective Online Groups

Now during the pandemic, small groups are even more important to keep people connected to the church, to their faith and to each other. At The Journey, we’ve seen great success with moving small groups online — and we want to share these proven best practices with you! Join us THIS Thursday, July 16 for a brand new online training: 6 BIG IDEAS IN 60 MIN … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems, Leadership, Ministry, Small Groups, Uncategorized

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Get a FREE digital copy of my Healthy Renegade Pastor book

Does your health and wellness keep getting pushed further and further down the priority list? These days, when time seems short and stressful demands are growing, it may seem easiest to push your health needs to the bottom of the list — but doing this can eventually catch up with you! So I want to make it easier for you … Read More


Sandra OlivieriBooks, Health, Leadership, Ministry, Stress Management

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Summer Sermons Sale: My newest and best series – Over 75% OFF

Summer Sermons Sale

School’s out, temperatures are warming up and Summer is (almost) here — a great time to kick off planning for your Summer and Fall teaching series. So starting today you can choose from 24 of our best sermon series for over 75% off! Preaching sure requires a lot of advanced planning — but these resources will cut your planning time dramatically! I’ve already gone through my full library of powerful, “done-for-you” sermons to provide you with this list of … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Systems - General, Ministry, Preaching

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My top 10 best strategic tools to solve problems and reduce stress (just $49)

As pastors, we’re now being challenged in new ways, with new decisions to make on an almost-daily basis. As we’re hearing often (to put it mildly) these are “unprecedented” times. Tough times like these call for better strategic thinking — so you can make those wise decisions that will lead you and your church down the right path. We need to have … Read More


Sandra OlivieriChurch Growth, Leadership, Strategy, Uncategorized

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Full House, Powerful Talks – LIVE from the Renegade Pastors Conference

Here in Orlando, I’ve been honored to spend three days leading the Renegade Pastors Conference, with over 250 pastors from every area of the country and even outside the US. And what have we been focusing on? Ways to abandon average in life and ministry — from facing your fear of criticism head-on to taking time to replenish your own soul. Just some of the content … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Growth, Church Systems - General, Coaching, Leadership

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LIVE from Orlando – Best Tweets @ the Renegade Pastors Conference

I’m writing to you in the middle of our BIGGEST 3-day Renegade Pastors Conference yet! Over 250 pastors have descended upon sunny Walt Disney World, Orlando to join me and and all-star line-up of speakers, including Dr. Thom Rainer and Lance Witt. And a few have been tweeting live from the conference because in addition to the great sessions, this … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Growth, Coaching, Leadership

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8 Ways to Avoid the Summer Slump – and Increase Your Stewardship – Part 1

Summer is fast approaching and you have two options in your approach – plan in the summer or beg in the fall. The prevailing myth is that you can’t avoid the so-called “summer slump.” But I challenge you today – be careful about buying into those average ways of thinking. You CAN flatten that summer dip – and make sure … Read More


Nelson SearcyChurch Growth, Church Systems, Stewardship

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Watch Your Tongue: Patheos Book Club Q&A

The Patheos Book Club has just featured my new book Tongue Pierced, which focuses on the power of language to transform your life. Read on for a preview of my discussion on the book.  I believe it was Mother Theresa, who said: “Words that do not increase the light of Christ, increase the darkness.” Would that be a good summary of … Read More


Nelson SearcyBooks

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