The Power of Vacation: Keeping Your Tank Full

Like most pastors, you may struggle when it comes to planning your time away. In my early years of church planting, when I was bivocational, I was greatly challenged in this area until I discovered the power of taking some extended time off. Though the word “vacation” is not found in the Bible, there’s nothing unspiritual about taking a vacation. … Read More

Nelson SearcyMinistry, Stress Management

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Monday Proflections May 18 2008

This post is earlier than normal because I have a 6:05am flight into Orange County (I hate getting up early but I love getting an early start and avoiding the LaGuardia delays!).  This is a big week for Church Leader Insights as Roy is rolling out my NEW Time Management for Busy Pastors resource (no link yet, watch your email … Read More

Nelson SearcyMisc

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Sometimes you gotta pull away

If you’ve listened to my Developing A One Year Personal Growth Plan resource then you know I’m a big fan of pulling away.  Pulling away for a time of relaxation, recovery and renewal.  There are several key times to pull away, including: – Every week (your sabbath) – Every year (your vacation) – After a busy ministry season This last … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership

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