6 Reasons Why People Leave Your Church (Half Off Labor Day Sale)

This Sunday you will probably face an issue that weighs heavily on all us as pastors – empty chairs and the frustration of seeing people who were there last week not return this week. It hurts to even talk about someone leaving the church we lead. When it happens, we don’t know what to do and what to not do. … Read More


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

A 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 … Read More


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Why we MUST raise up new Worship Leaders

Do you remember when you first accepted the call to lead worship? Jason Hatley here (Pastor of Worship Arts @ The Journey and Founder of WorshipLeaderInsights.com). For me, it was 21 years ago this month that I said, “Yes!” to the call to ministry. Apart from my decision to follow Jesus at age 9, no other single decision in my life has had … Read More


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41 Years Old Today – My Birthday Gift to You

Today is my 41st birthday and I’ve spent some time in recent days reflecting over the past 12 months. I am passionate about helping pastors like you fulfill your calling.  And one of the great avenues for that this year has been my new Renegade Pastors Network. In fact, it’s hard to believe how quickly it’s taken off and how … Read More


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One Powerful Question for Making Changes (From Guest Blogger, Gabe Kolstad)

After coaching over 1,200 Senior Pastors since 2006, I take great pleasure in seeing how God is using those pastors and their leadership to impact His Kingdom. One such pastor is Gabe Kolstad, a multi-time Advanced Coaching Alumni and Senior Pastor of Westside Community Church in Beaverton, Oregon. I’ve asked him to share a series of posts in the coming … Read More


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Join Renegade Pastors Network for my Interview with Lance Witt (Author of “Replenish”) – TOMORROW!

I have a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT for you! By now you’ve probably heard me talk about my new Renegade Pastors Network – it focuses on leadership, advanced planning, avoiding ‘average’ and personal growth, plus there’s no long term commitment and the investment more than pays for itself. Today is the right day to become a Renegade Pastor and here’s why… Joining … Read More


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Ready to Get Back to Enjoying Ministry? NEW Coaching Network begins in Two Days!

This is the week I’ve been waiting on for months!  My new Senior Pastor Tele-Coaching Network begins THIS THURSDAY and I’m excited about the great group of pastors who are signed up. I just want to give you a heads-up though – I only have room for a few more Senior Pastors, and you must Apply Now for consideration. One of the reasons … Read More


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