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


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New Webinar – Planning Your 2015 Preaching Calendar

Planning your preaching in advance can have a powerful impact on your ministry.  Seems like simple enough concept, right? But I see this first hand every week – and with hundreds of pastors I have coached. When implemented, a preaching calendar can multiply your impact exponentially and maximize every message, every worship service, every Big Day to be the very best … Read More


Nelson SearcyPreaching, Worship Planning

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Why your church doesn’t sing… and what you can do to fix it (Part 4)

Today’s guest post comes from Jason Hatley, Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey Church in Boca Raton, Florida. Jason is the Founder of WorshipLeaderInsights.com and author of two books as well as over a dozen worship leader personal and ministry growth resources. I admit it… I may be the most un-hip worship leader on the planet. This became immediately clear when … Read More


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3 Things You Should Do TODAY to Prepare for Christmas

Merry Christmas! That’s what the over-sized Snowman in Home Depot said two weeks ago when I walked in. Jason Hatley here (Pastor of Worship Arts @ The Journey and Founder of WorshipLeaderInsights.com) and my family and I just laughed. The Christmas trees, snowmen and blow-up lawn Santas were right there beside the ghosts, witches and Halloween candy. I bet you’ve … Read More


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3 Lessons Your Church Can Learn from Disney – Part 3

Jason Hatley here – Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey and Founder of Worship Leader Insights. One of the most compelling stories that I recently heard on a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the world’s most creative destinations — Walt Disney World — centers around a problem that every Worship Leader and Pastor faces each week. Here’s the story told to us … Read More


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3 Lessons Your Church Can Learn from Disney – Part 2

Jason Hatley here – Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey and Founder of Worship Leader Insights. Yesterday, we started a 3-part series on Leadership Lessons that I think every Pastor and Worship Leader can learn from one of the world’s most unique leadership laboratories — Disney. After being invited to take part in a special “behind-the-scenes” tour of Walt Disney … Read More


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3 Lessons Your Church Can Learn from Disney, Part 1

Jason Hatley here – Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey and Founder of Worship Leader Insights. Recently, I was asked to speak to a group of pastors in Orlando and while I was there, I was invited to go on a “behind-the-scenes” tour of Walt Disney World. Needless to say… I was excited!  Sure it was going to be … Read More


Nelson SearcyUncategorized, Worship Planning

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Avoid these Top 3 Worship Planning Mistakes

Jason Hatley here – Worship Arts Pastor at The Journey Church and Founder of Worship Leader Insights… I’ll shoot straight with you . . . I don’t like it when someone tells me that I’m making a mistake. Call it foolish pride I suppose. Can you relate? After all, no one’s perfect and I know I make mistakes (just ask … Read More


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Why Thursday Deadlines Make for Better Sundays at Your Church

Christianity Today recently ran an excerpt from my worship planning book, Engage, on its website, and I wanted to share it with you today: Why Thursday Deadlines Make for Better Sundays at Church Deciding details early coordinates efforts and avoids last-minute problems. The first church I pastored was a small Baptist church in Charlotte, North Carolina. I was a 21-year-old kid. … Read More


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Have you said these Five Dangerous Words?

Jason Hatley here . . . Pastor of Worship Arts at The Journey and Founder of www.WorshipLeaderInsights.com with a word of CAUTION! Uttering these five words is certain to bring disaster to your services and your team. It will create unnecessary stress, and without a doubt lead to confusion and missed opportunities. It may even be bad for the environment and … Read More


Nelson SearcyWorship Planning

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