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The Greatness Principle: Finding Significance and Joy by Serving Others

The Greatness Principle: Finding Significance and Joy by Serving Others

by Nelson Searcy and Jennifer Dykes Henson

Are you stuck in your comfort zone? Are you searching for something greater? While it is easy to get comfortable with going about your business throughout the week and then showing up at church for an hour on Sunday, you are called to much more. Greatness, growth, and significance in the kingdom of God is found on the path of service. In this practical and i… Read more…

The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry

The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life and Ministry

by Nelson Searcy and Jennifer Dykes Henson

Break out of the trap of average and pursue God's best for your ministry. The average church in America is declining by 9% every year, is behind on budget, and is unable to move forward with the kingdom plans God has in store. The average pastor is stressed out and struggling to maintain healthy relationships and life balance. But while the cycle of aver… Read more…

Launch: Starting a New Church from Scratch

Launch: Starting a New Church from Scratch

by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson and Kerrick Thomas

Starting a church from scratch? Start here! Launch offers specific strategies for beginning a church with no members, no money, and no staff. Readers get clear, practical how-to strategies for quickly raising funds, creating a team, planning services, effective evangelism, and rapidly developing a growing membership. Specific advice is included for reaching … Read more…

Fusion: Turning First-Time Guests into Fully Engaged Members of Your Church

Fusion: Turning First-Time Guests into Fully Engaged Members of Your Church

by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson and Steve Stroope

Fusion offers a step-by-step, biblically grounded, tested, and proven plan for establishing a relationship with newcomers that ultimately prompts them to become fully developing members of our churches. This innovative, practical guide is full of how-to information, testimonials, examples, and self-assessment tools. Engaging, informative, and immediately app… Read more…

Activate: An Entirely New Approach to Small Groups

Activate: An Entirely New Approach to Small Groups

by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson and Kerrick Thomas

Church leaders want to know how to make their small groups work. Drawing from the startling success of small groups at The Journey Church, Nelson Searcy and Kerrick Thomas debunk the myths, set the record straight, and show how church leaders can implement a healthy small group ministry that gets the maximum number of people involved and solves many of the i… Read more…

The Generosity Ladder: Your Next Step to Financial Peace

The Generosity Ladder: Your Next Step to Financial Peace

by Nelson Searcy and Jennifer Dykes Henson

The Generosity Ladder is the quintessential guidebook for anyone who desires to handle money with excellence. Written as an answer to all of the questions and misunderstandings that surround the intersection of God and money, The Generosity Ladder clarifies, once and for all, what the Bible really says about honoring God with our finances and details a step-… Read more…

Ignite: How to Spark Immediate Growth in Your Church

Ignite: How to Spark Immediate Growth in Your Church

by Nelson Searcy and Jennifer Dykes Henson

Ignite is the ultimate how-to book for church leaders who want to reach more people for Jesus Christ. Pastor and founder of Church Leader Insights, Nelson Searcy, will provide practical, inventive guidelines for bringing first-time guests through the doors.This book sets forth a step-by-step, biblically grounded, proven plan for creating immediate church gro… Read more…

Maximize: How to Develop Extravagant Givers in Your Church

Maximize: How to Develop Extravagant Givers in Your Church

by Nelson Searcy and Jennifer Dykes Henson

Maximize is the ultimate how-to book for pastors and church leaders who long for their churches to be fully resourced to carry out ministry initiatives without financial strain. Pastor Nelson Searcy provides an innovative, step-by-step plan for turning first-time givers into extravagant stewards of God's resources. Shining a light on the often taboo subj… Read more…

Engage: A Guide to Creating Life-Transforming Worship Services

Engage: A Guide to Creating Life-Transforming Worship Services

by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson and Jason Hatley

No matter how great Sunday's worship service was, there's always another Sunday lurking at the end of the next week that must be planned. Church leaders often fall into ruts, working on automatic pilot just trying to get things together, which does not allow for much creativity or focus on designing services that lead to transformation for those invo… Read more…

Revolve: A New Way to See Worship

Revolve: A New Way to See Worship

by Nelson Searcy, Jennifer Dykes Henson and Jason Hatley

Worship in today's church takes place beneath the shroud of a dangerous and far-reaching myth--that worship is an experience meant for our own personal gratification and that it occurs only on Sunday mornings within a church service. Revolve challenges lay people to understand the truth about worship--that it revolves around God, not us, and that worship… Read more…

Connect: How to Double Your Number of Volunteers

Connect: How to Double Your Number of Volunteers

by Nelson Searcy and Jennifer Dykes Henson

What if your church had more volunteers than you knew what to do with? Sound far-fetched? It doesn't have to be. Now consultant, pastor, and author Nelson Searcy unveils his secret to doubling your volunteer base in as little as one day. Yes, you read that right.This step-by-step guide shows church leaders how to create a culture that attracts, keeps, an… Read more…