How can you become an influential church? (Special Rate Extended)

Influential_Churches_web_icon-02I hope you had a great Memorial Day Weekend and were able to enjoy some time with your family.

Many have asked – so I wanted to let you know you still have a chance to pick up the BRAND NEW Ten Most Influential Churches seminar by my good friend and mentor, Dr. Elmer Towns.

But I’m only extending it for ONE WEEK. You can still receive over $835.70 in bonuses – but they will go away this Friday, May 29th! After Friday, your investment will increase to full retail.

Dr. Elmer Towns has been an eyewitness to key events in the past century that hold a ton of very practical – and very relevant – lessons for all of us in ministry. And now from that recent history, Dr. Towns (co-founder of Liberty University) has put together animpressive study of the ten most influential churches.

Based on his 200th book of the same name, my friend Dr. Towns presented this practical teaching, The Ten Most Influential Churches of the Past Century, live at one of my coaching events. But while it is complementary to the book, it is not the exact content. When he finished his talk, I told him we can’t limit this teaching to just this room.

And he agreed! We want to shared this exclusive content with you – content that is NOT in the book and is focused on practical applications for you and your own church growth. 

You’ll hear the stories and case studies from Dr. Towns who has been an eyewitness to history. From the Pentecostal/ Charismatic movement, to the explosive growth of house churches in Communist China to the expansion of theSouthern Baptist Convention and the worldwide rise of praise and worship music led by Hillsong Church – you’ll discover their innovative strategies and how you too can experience exponential growth in your church!

Understanding the history of these 10 churches, you can compare your own experiences to these trends. You’ll have new insight into what to change – and what NOT to change.

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So are you ready to respond to this challenge from me and my teacher, Dr. Towns – and reach your true growth potential for the Kingdom? My prayer for you is that this resource will help you fulfill your calling.

Your partner in ministry,

Nelson

P.S. – By popular request, I’m excited to extend this opportunity to you through this Friday, May 29th to save 89% on this BRAND NEW resource Ten Most Influential Churches from the Past Century from Dr. Elmer Towns. You will get these principles and practical applications to improve your own church growth – plus over $835.70 in bonus resources – for just $99.00!

Click here to join Dr. Elmer Towns on an inspiring exploration of recent church history and how you too can experience exponential growth in your church! (and save 89%!)

Posted On: May 26, 2015
Posted as: Ministry
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Touch the World – A Saturday Quote

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“Plan to do the impossible (to you), and then yield yourself to God and give yourself to sacrificial prayer. You may find that when you touch God, He in turn will touch you, and you can touch the world.”
- Dr. Elmer Towns

Posted On: May 23, 2015
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Meet the professor I wish I’d had

In my 25 years of ministry I’ve had the privilege of hearing first-hand from the greatest church history teachers and experts in church growth. And the more I dive into our recent history, the more I discover incredible insights and applications to church growth today!

So I want to share one of my favorite professors with you.

Spiritual-Life-of-Pastor-Elmer-TownsDr. Elmer Towns has been an eyewitness to key events in the past century that hold a ton of very practical – and very relevant – lessons for all of us in ministry. And now from that recent history, Dr. Towns (co-founder of Liberty University) has put together animpressive study of the ten most influential churches.

You may not know many of these churches and church leaders – but thanks to Dr. Towns you will soon discover their great impact on your church growth today!

Influential_Churches_web_icon-02Based on his 200th book of the same name, my friend Dr. Towns presented this practical teaching, The Ten Most Influential Churches of the Past Century, live at one of my coaching events. But while it is complementary to the book, it is not the exact content. When he finished his talk, I told him we can’t limit this teaching to just this room.

And he agreed! We want to shared this exclusive content with you – content that is NOT in the book and is focused on practical applications for you and your own church growth. 

This resource explores the ten churches that have had the greatest influence on Christianity worldwide in the past 100 years. Their influence spans across culture and across time. 

History has shown that great leaders have the ability to reach beyond the walls of their churches to influence cultures for Christ.

You’ll learn from leaders who prevailed against insurmountable odds, with limited resources, in difficult circumstances, all to glorify God. These were average people whom God used in above-average ways. 

So with the most unlikely people at the helm, some of the most influential churches emerged in the most unlikely places. These were not just large churches. Not necessarily famous churches. Many are in countries where there is the strongest opposition to the Gospel.

You’ll hear the stories and case studies from Dr. Towns who has been an eyewitness to history. From the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement, to the explosive growth of house churches in Communist China to the expansion of the Southern Baptist Convention and the worldwide rise of praise and worship music led by Hillsong Church – you’ll discover their innovative strategies and how you too can experience exponential growth in your church!

No matter what challenges you may be facing in your ministry, you’ll be motivated by these historical leaders to be the most influential person for God that you can be!

Your partner in ministry,

Nelson

P.S. After TOMORROW, Friday, May 22nd, this BRAND NEW resource Ten Most Influential Churches from the Past Centuryfrom Dr. Elmer Towns will be listed in the store for $299.95. But today you can save over 89%: You will get these principles and practical applications to improve your own church growth – plus over $835.70 in bonus resources – for just $99.00!

PLUSCD purchases come with free immediate download!

Click here to join Dr. Elmer Towns on an inspiring exploration of recent church history and how you too can experience exponential growth in your church! (and save 89%!)

 

Posted On: May 21, 2015
Posted as: Church Growth
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Meet the Church Growth Experts – LIVE at Disney World

2015bootcampThe Super Early Bird deadline is only 9 days away for the all-new 2015 Church Systems Check-Up and Boot Camp!

This don’t-miss event is like a primer, check-up and “next-step” event all rolled into an expanded three powerful days. You’ll walk away with a ton of easy-to-implement ideas and a greater appreciation for how systems work to bring health and growth to your church.

Steve StroopeJoining me at this year’s boot camp is an all-star line-up of experts in church growth and health, including stewardship expert Steve Stroope, co-author of Money Matters in Church, and lead pastor of the multi-campus Lake Pointe Church near Dallas, Texas. In addition to advanced stewardship strategies, Steve will also be leading a special session on conducting your own capital campaign.

Dr Gary McIntoshAlso speaking at Boot Camp – my friend and fellow church growth strategist Dr. Gary McIntosh, who is presenting the three-year study on “How People Come to Faith in Christ Today.” I’ve received a sneak peek of this study and it is one of the most insightful that I’ve seen on this topic and will give you new ideas on how to reach people in your community.

kerrick_bioAnd finally Kerrick Thomas will be teaching on the systems as well and sharing learnings from The Journey Church in Manhattan, where he is Executive Pastor. Kerrick is also doing a special breakout session – Bring your Associate Pastors, Executive Pastor or staff!

DON’T MISS THIS YEAR’S KEY THEME: STEWARDSHIP

This years KEY THEME is one of the most highly requested: STEWARDSHIP. And during special sessions you we will cover how to use each of the 8 systems to increase your church’s stewardship level, how stewardship can impact each of the 8 systems as well as real-life case studies and applications.

THERE’S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT BOOTCAMP

For BEGINNERS, there’s a solid overview of each of the eight systems. In 20min or less, I cover the basic foundation of each church system.

For those who are IMPLEMENTING some of the systems, you will receive hands on guidance from myself and top coaching alumni on how to take your systems to the next level so you can reach, keep and disciple as many people as possible until the Lord’s return.

For the ADVANCED, this Bootcamp is where we share latest and most recent innovations in the systems PLUS special intensive training on key themes.

If you can only attend one church training event this year, this the “don’t miss” event! Click here to register now!

Your partner in ministry,

Nelson

P.S. – I’m rewarding you for fast action!  Reserve your seat by May 29 and receive the lowest rate that will ever be offered. It’s in your benefit to lock in your rate now.

This Super Early Bird rate saves you money and allows you to start planning now for the event.  In fact, as soon as you register, you can hold your hotel rooms at a special rate we’ve negotiated.

Register Now for my Church Systems Check-up and Bootcamp at Walt Disney World and Save $350! Super Early Bird Rate Ends May 29th

Posted On: May 20, 2015
Posted as: Church Systems
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Secrets & Strategies from the Ten Most Influential Churches

Spiritual-Life-of-Pastor-Elmer-TownsMy mentor, Dr. Elmer Towns has a challenge for you – to become an influential pastor. 

So where do you start, and just what does that mean, to be truly influential in ministry?

Well, shaping the future starts with an understanding of the past. 

I have the privilege of introducing you to someone who has been an eyewitness to key events in church history from the past century. And now from that recent history, Dr. Towns (co-founder of Liberty University) has put together an impressive study of the ten most influential churches. 

Based on his 200th book of the same name, my friend Dr. Towns presented this practical teaching, The Ten Most Influential Churches of the Past Century, live at one of my coaching events. But while it is complementary to the book, it is not the exact content.

In fact, Dr. Towns has shared exclusive content with this resource that is NOT in the book and is focused on practical applications for you and your own church growth.

Understanding the history of these 10 churches, you can compare your own experiences to these trends. You’ll have new insight into what to change – and what NOT to change.

Available today through Friday only! Click here to join Dr. Elmer Towns on an inspiring exploration of the ten most influential churches with new insights and applications for YOU to also experience influential growth! (and save 89%!) 

Your partner in ministry,

Nelson

P.S. After Friday, this BRAND NEW resource The Ten Most Influential Churches from Dr. Elmer Towns will be listed in the store for $299.95. But today you can save over 89%: You will get these proven principles to be more influential in ministry – plus over $835.70 in bonus resources – for just $99.00!

PLUS – CD purchases come with free immediate download!

Click here to save over 89% – Get your brand new Ten Most Influential Churches resource and over $835.70 in Bonuses – for just $99 (regularly $299.95)! Ends Friday May 22nd

Posted On: May 19, 2015
Posted as: Church GrowthLeadership
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Growing Toward It – A Saturday Quote

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“This life therefore is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness, not health, but healing, not being but becoming, not rest but exercise. We are not yet what we shall be, but we are growing toward it, the process is not yet finished, but it is going on, this is not the end, but it is the road. All does not yet gleam in glory, but all is being purified.”
– Martin Luther

 

 

Posted On: May 16, 2015
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Flash Sale: Half Off Summer Sermons

Today’s your opportunity to save big AND get ahead on your preaching planning for the summer (maybe even the fall)!

This week I’ve been leading a webinar, “Grow Your Church This Summer,” and I’ve decided I wanted to give you one more thing to help you prepare for the summer:

Half Off Sermons Flash Sale – Today Thru Monday ONLY! 

That’s right, today thru Monday you now have access to all my complete sermon series resources for HALF OFF – that’s dozens of complete sermon series that you can start using to enhance your preaching calendar for this summer – and beyond!

With every sermon series resource, you will receive easy-to-use audio files, transcripts, message notes, programs, graphics, hours of research, memory verse cards, connection cards and other promotional material. Several of my sermon series even include bonus resources!

As you can see, these complete sermon series resources go far beyond just recordings of the messages – no where else will you get such a complete resource to help you roll out a new sermon series quickly and effectively! 

It’s easy to save HALF OFF today – just click here to access ALL of my sermon series now!

Just be sure to act fast – this FLASH SALE WILL EXPIRE BY END OF DAY MONDAY! 

The heavy lifting has already been done for you with over 60 hours of research and preparation. You can focus on delivering a powerful, Spirit-led message, adapting it to your culture to see life change in your congregation.

Hope this gift will help you kick-start your summer (and fall!) preaching planning – praying for your preaching calendar!

God bless you,

Nelson

P.S.  Choose from dozens of my most requested sermons – all 50% OFF – including:

    • DON’T BELIEVE IT - New 6-week sermon series that will help you debunk common myths that even well meaning and intelligent Christians believe (like “faith can fix anything” and “everything happens for a reason”) and teach them the dangers of believing these misconceptions.
    • FINANCIAL FREEDOM – full 8-week campaign kit to move your people to a solid, Biblical plan for financial success
    • TONGUE PIERCED – 5-week sermon series to teach the power of words and how your congregation can use their words to honor God and make an eternal difference.
    • UNSTUCK – 6-week sermons series to teach your people God’s plan for getting “unstuck” and the Biblical principles to experience the transformed life that God promises us in Christ.
    • UNSHAKABLE FAITH – 6-week sermons series that will help you teach your people how to face even the toughest of situations with their faith not just intact, but stronger than ever.
    • BOD 4 GOD – 4-week sermons series that will help you to teach your people to honor God with their bodies – and understand how physical health is connected to spiritual health.
    • TRAIN TO WIN – 8-week sermon series that will help your people develop the eight core foundational truths they need to become champions for Christ.
    • GAMES OF LIFE – 6-week sermon series to teach your people how to succeed where it counts using a fun games analogy, including “Monopoly: Show Me the Money,” and “Solitaire: Winning Against Loneliness.”

Every sermons series includes transcripts, outlines, graphics and over 60 hours of sermon preparation by our teaching team. And all are fully downloadable so you can start using these resources immediately!

Click here now to access the store – Get 50% off ALL sermon series! 

Just be sure to act fast – this HALF OFF SERMONS FLASH SALE WILL EXPIRE END OF DAY MONDAY, MAY 18th! 

Posted On: May 15, 2015
Posted as: Preaching
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Why Boot Camp? 6 Reasons to Join Me this Summer

I’d like to invite you to join me this summer for the most in-depth, intensive event you could attend with your team that will help you accelerate your growth this year!

And it doesn’t hurt that it’s at Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL.

2015bootcampHere are just six more reasons you should be at my Church Systems Check-Up and Boot Camp, Wednesday, July 22nd – Friday, July 24th!  

1. You’ll refresh yourself and equip your staff on ALL eight systems.
Repetition is the mother of learning, and this three-day event will give you a refresher on the basics of each of your church’s systems. This includes: Assimilation, Evangelism, Stewardship, Ministry, Strategy, Small Groups, Leadership and Worship Planning. You’ll be able to take inventory on what you’re doing right and any key areas that need attention. Remember, where there’s slack, there’s lack.

2. You’ll catch up on my latest and greatest tools and tactics.
You’ll get a sneak peek at what I’ve been discovering, testing and refining at The Journey Church. This includes a brand-new element of your church’s systems that I’ll be revealing for the FIRST TIME at this event. 

3. You’ll learn best practices from other successful pastors.
In addition to a review of the basics and the latest Journey learnings, you’ll have the chance to hear what’s working from other pastors from across the country, multiplying your learning and expanding your takeaways from these three days.

4. You’ll find something for everyone, no matter what level you’re at in your ministry.
For beginners, there’s a solid overview of each of the eight systems. In 20min or less, I cover the basic foundation of each church system.
For those who are implementing some of the systems, you’ll receive hands-on guidance from myself and top coaching alumni on how to take your systems to the next level so you can reach, keep and disciple as many people as possible until the Lord’s return.
For the advanced, you’ll hear the latest and most recent innovations in systems, plus intensive training on key themes.

5. You’ll network with other Kingdom-minded pastors.
At this practical church growth training, you’ll have a chance to catch up with old friends and connect with new friends.

6. You’ll get a shot of adrenaline.
Let’s face it, ministry can wear you down. We all need a jumpstart from time to time, and these three days focused on working ON your church, not IN your church will energize and motivate you for a fruitful fall ministry season!

The Church Systems Check-up and Boot Camp is like a primer, check-up and “next-step” event all rolled into an expanded three powerful days. You’ll walk away with a ton of easy-to-implement ideas and a greater appreciation for how systems work to bring health and growth to your church.

Joining me for all-new sessions will be our resident church growth expert, Dr. Gary McIntosh, and stewardship expert Steve Stroope. The year’s KEY THEME is one of most highly requested: STEWARDSHIP. We’ll cover how to use each of the 8 systems to increase your church’s stewardship level. Plus, Kerrick Thomas, Executive Pastor at The Journey Church, will be speaking and leading a special breakout session just for Executive Pastors!

You can get all of this at this year’s Church Systems Check-Up and Bootcamp. Will you join me?

Your partner in ministry,

Nelson

P.S. – Plus, I’m rewarding you for fast action!  Reserve your seat by May 29 and receive the lowest rate that will ever be offered. It’s in your benefit to lock in your rate now.

This Super Early Bird rate saves you money and allows you to start planning now for the event.  In fact, as soon as you register, you can hold your hotel rooms at a special rate we’ve negotiated.

Register Now for my Church Systems Check-up and Bootcamp at Walt Disney World and Save $350! Super Early Bird Rate Ends May 29th

 

Posted On: May 14, 2015
Posted as: Church Systems
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Don’t Believe the Summer Slump – New Webinar This Week

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Early response has been great to my new Grow Your Church This Summer webinar – this week only!

This training comes at a critical time. With Mother’s Day just behind us, Summer is fast approaching. You really only have two options in your approach:

Plan to grow in the Summer OR

Beg for growth in the Fall

Don’t buy into the myth of the “Summer Slump.” Even if your church hasn’t grown in previous Summers!

Why not give me 75 minutes of your time and I’ll show you exactly how your church CAN GROW this Summer. You don’t have to coast through the Summer without expecting any impact. Join me on this week’s webinar and you’ll discover how you can reach more people for Christ this Summer.

You have six convenient times to choose from, starting TODAY, Tuesday, May 12. Space is limited – and it will fill up! Click here to register now and save your spot.

You and I both know that your church has far greater Kingdom potential than it’s currently realizing. But you (and every other pastor in the world) are going to face specific obstacles this summer.

Rather than “taking the Summer off” or “just holding steady,” I want to help you make use of the Summer to reach more people and set the stage for a greater harvest in the Fall.

In this webinar you will discover:

  • Why Summer is the best time to get creative in your church and try new things
  • How to leverage the energy of the warmer season to reach new people
  • The keys to engage in Servant Evangelism, and why Summer is the perfect time to do so
  • What to do in your small groups to get creative and help more people grow spiritually
  • How to plan your Summer preaching for maximum effectiveness
  • How your Summer plan will impact your Fall results
  • …and much more!

PLUS, when you attend the webinar, you will receive over $1,532.15 in FREE bonuses!

And there’s one other thing . . . space is EXTREMELY LIMITED on each webinar. I only have a certain number of spots so if you want to attend, register today!

Click the link below to secure your spot for my new Grow Your Church this Summer Webinar PLUS Bonuses! Over $1,532.15 value – yours for only $27!

http://www.churchleaderinsights.com/summer2015

(If the link above is still working, there’s still space but the spots will go quickly.)

BTW, a ‘webinar’ is simply an online training event where I teach you over the Internet (you can hear me and see my notes right online). All you need is a computer with speakers or headphones and Internet access – no phone line or long distance required.

I’m humbled by the opportunity I have to partner with you and your church for the cause of Christ – and I look forward to having you on one of these webinars.

Your partner in ministry,

Nelson

P.S. Here are the available days & times for this week’s “Grow Your Church This Summer” webinars:

  • TODAY, Tuesday, May 12 @ 11:00am Eastern OR
  • TODAY, Tuesday, May 12 @ 2:00pm Eastern OR
  • Wednesday, May 13 @ 11:00am Eastern OR
  • Wednesday, May 13 @ 2:00pm Eastern OR
  • Thursday, May 14 @ 11:00am Eastern OR
  • Thursday, May 14 @ 2:00pm Eastern

Each webinar will be about 75 minutes long.

Click the link below to secure your spot for my new Grow Your Church this Summer Webinar PLUS Bonuses. Over $1,532.15 value – yours for only $27!

http://www.churchleaderinsights.com/summer2015

Space is Limited! Don’t Wait to Register – Save Your Spot Today! 

Register now to receive over $1,532.15 in bonuses! 

Posted On: May 12, 2015
Posted as: Church Growth
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Instrument in God’s Hands – A Saturday Quote

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(Personal photo from my visit to the Billy Graham Museum, Wheaton College)

 

Posted On: May 09, 2015
Posted as: Misc
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