Ever said – I just can’t get it all done?

From time to time, the overwhelming demands of ministry have led each of us to say: I just can’t get it all done! Well, guess what: YOU aren’t supposed to be doing it all anyway! That’s right – God never expects you to get it all done…he wants you to get it done through others. Learning to delegate is your key to getting more … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership

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Top 10 Most Visited Pages on Church Websites

Today’s post was written by Rajeev Varatharajan, Founder of Fresh Aesthetics, a company who specializes in creating compelling websites for churches of all sizes. Some of the ministries he’s worked with are Hillsong, C3 Church Oxford Falls and Planetshakers. Unfortunately there is an incredible disconnect between what people want to do on church websites and how we design them. When we … Read More

Nelson SearcyChurch Growth, Leadership

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Quotes of the Week – Best of Twitter

Ministry Tips from Nelson Top characteristic of the Pastors of growing churches: They are learners. Practice the Principle of Learn and Return: When you discover something that benefits the work of the Kingdom, share it with other leaders. You are not in competition with the other pastors in your area or in your denomination. You are on the same team … Read More

Nelson SearcyGrowth Barriers, Leadership

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Join Me in Cali in Two Weeks – FREE Event for Senior Pastors!

In two weeks I’ll be on the West Coast for my all-new FREE Breaking the Top 3 Growth Barriers Workshop! I’m saving you a FREE spot but you have to claim it before Nov. 26th! Can you join me for this half-day event on Thursday, Dec. 4th in Orange County? I still have a few seats available just for Senior Pastors … Read More

Nelson SearcyUncategorized

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The Power of a Prayer Team

One of my great mentors is Dr. Elmer Towns (co-founder of Liberty University) and I’m excited to share with you some teachings from him on prayer, and practical ways to strengthen your spiritual life as a pastor. Today he’s talking to you about the importance of developing a prayer team for ministry. Today I want you to understand the power … Read More

Nelson SearcyMinistry, Stress Management

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Unchurched America: Half see no value in church

Today’s guest post comes to us from Cath Martin, writer for Christian Today. Cath presents some of the latest research findings on the unchurched by the Barna group. New research by the Barna group paints an interesting picture of those who are aware of the church and even think positively of the Christian faith, but who, for whatever reason, feel … Read More

Nelson SearcyAssimilation, Growth Barriers

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Preaching Calendar Webinar – LAST CHANCE!

This is it – the last day of my brand new Planning Your 2015 Preaching Calendar webinar! You still have TWO FINAL OPPORTUNITIES today to join in – once at 11:00am ET and again at 2:00pm ET. This has been the largest webinar this year – you can still grab a spot if you act quickly. Again, this is the only week this event … Read More

Nelson SearcyWorship Planning

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NOW is the time – Planning an Effective Christmas Offering

If the latest Target commercial (and their store shelves for that matter) is any leading indicator – we’re officially in the holiday season! So are you prepared? I’m not talking about making your Christmas lists or even decorating for Christmas services. The real question is whether you’ve started preparing for your Christmas offering. Now, I know what you may be thinking: People’s … Read More

Nelson SearcyStewardship

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Preaching Calendar Webinar – Starts Today!

I still have space available for my brand new “Planning Your 2015 Preaching Calendar” and the first one is TODAY! I also have additional convenient times on Wednesday or Thursday. But don’t delay – space is limited and this is the only week this event is running! I don’t want you to miss out on this valuable training that will … Read More

Nelson SearcyLeadership, Worship Planning

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Top 3 Growth Barriers – LIVE Workshop!

Big news: I’m heading out to the West Coast in 28 days . . . I’m excited to be leading a special Southern California event – the FREE Breaking the Top 3 Growth Barriers Workshop! I’d like to invite you to attend this FREE half-day event on Thursday, Dec. 4th in Orange County (Irvine, to be exact). Did I mention it’s … Read More

Nelson SearcyGrowth Barriers

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