Leadership Nexus Foundation seeks to provide the best resources possible to help the Church in areas where the needs are greatest. We seek to be sensitive to what’s happening in the Church including both challenges and opportunities and offer resources that can help with these issues. Leadership Nexus Foundation holds several national conferences every year, which involves training on helpful topics, such as Church Leadership, Communication, Creativity in Ministry and more. To be a part of one of these conferences or for more information on upcoming events, visit our Conferences page or email us!
In addition to Leadership Nexus events, Executive Director, Dr. Pierson, does training for local churches on what we call Workable Evangelism. You may visit the Workable Evangelism page for a full description of this very effective training for a local church, district, or area meeting. Dr. Pierson will be speaking at several churches over the next year. If you would like more information on these or other training events, please email, Dr. Pierson.
Leadership Nexus Foundation strives to make reduced tuition scholarships available for most of our sponsored training events. You may email Leadership Nexus Foundation for more information.
After more than 40 years in ministry and working as Executive Director of Leadership Nexus Foundation, Dr. Pierson has really learned what it takes to create an effective evangelism program. Based on his own experience he has has written three books of significance in the field of evangelism. These books are easy to read and use in any church to make new disciples for Christ and develop them into committed followers!
Time to Tell (Coming in 2013) - This new 10 week program uses the concepts of both the Needs-Based Evangelism: the Good-Samaritan Church and TELL to help congregations reach new people for Christ in a way that works. READ MORE
($20 + 2.50 s/h) Pre-order your copy today!
Or get all 3 of Dr. Pierson's evangelism books for $40 (+ $3.50 s/h).
A 4-Month Workable Evangelism Planning Guide For the Local Church
($20 pdf format only)
Start preparing now for the most effective evangelism season of the year, the months surrounding Christmas. Dr. Pierson has created a 4-Month Workable Evangelism Manual to help you in reaching new followers for Christ during this busy time of year. READ MORE
Resources for Effectiveness - Leadership Nexus Foundation seeks to find resources that help the local church in doing the work of the Kingdom. In this resource list there are a set of resources from various ministries and business that can help the Church significantly. All of our resources are well-tested and proven to be effective. They include:
Logos Bible Software's mission is to serve the church. Logos believes that Bible study should be at the heart of the Christian life. It's their privilege to equip pastors, students, missionaries, teachers, and the church at large with tools that make Bible study easier and more accessible. It's their responsibility to ensure that the investment in technology to serve the western church pays dividends for the whole world.
The Crouch Group is a full service marketing and advertising agency with offices in Denton, Texas and Springfield, Missouri. We work with clients of all sizes and budgets. Our focus is growing our clients' business with an intense concentration on results. The Crouch Group provides clients with campaign design and implimentation services, graphic design, web design, video production services and advertising specialties.
Internet Outreach Solutions is today's full service online solution. They offer a complete range of Websites, Social Media and Search Engine Optimization for health care offices and ministries. Internet Outreach Solutions specializes in new media marketing services. We provide our clients with maximum online exposure through the use of increasingly popular social media marketing networks, search engine and viral marketing, as well as an e-newsletter service.
Midnight Oil is passionate about worship that authentically communicates to today's digital culture. The goal for Midnight Oil is to further the vision of worship for the digital age through ideas, resources and seminars that work for local churches. The vision for Midnight Oil began in 1998 and the ministry in April 2002. It is the continuation of a calling that started for each of us way back before there was an Internet.
Natural Church Development is a way of understanding church health and growth that views the church as a living organism. The focus is not on numerical growth, but on improving the health of the church, with the understanding–impressively documented by research–that when a church is sufficiently healthy, numerical growth will follow. These concepts are explained in the book Natural Church Development by Christian A. Schwarz.
ChurchSmart Resources is an independent Christian publishing company and training organization. Our focus is on church planting, church health and leadership development. They began publishing in 1994 with the goal to produce practical books and resource kits at affordable prices that would help church leaders improve their ministry effectiveness. We recruited authors who were experiencing positive results in their churches and could share the principles they applied and offer reproducible systems to others in ministry. Seminars soon followed to provide hands-on training for pastors, denominational leaders and other church leaders.
The Stressed Clergy Association was founded by Randy Kanipe, an ordained Elder in
the United Methodist Church and who has 20 years of experience in ministry and coaching.
They offer a myriad of services to help clergy/laity to deal with the pressures and abuses
that sometimes come from their own church members. Their staff is available for individual consultation or for volunteer training in your own congregation. They have also conducted workshops for Districts, Conferences and other large gatherings of Clergy and Laity.
JoPa Productions exists to bring people together around today’s most innovative ideas. Founded by Doug Pagitt and Tony Jones in 2008, the initial endeavor of JoPa was the Church Basement Roadshow which “reinvented the book tour” (Publisher’s Weekly) and The Great Emergence National Event, a celebration of the release of Phyllis Tickle’s eponymous book. JoPa continued this work in 2009 with two more events – the Moltmann Conversation and Christianity21 – as well as expanding the business into social media and marketing consultations.
The purpose of California Graduate School of Theology is to prepare men and women for faithful ministry in Church and society. Committed to a learned ministry for church and society, the school welcomes qualified students without regard to denomination, race, sex, or physical disabilities. The school seeks to strengthen and deepen the spiritual life of students, and through classroom and other academic activities, to engage them in critical discussions about the Bible and theology with probing questions regarding faith and life in today's world.
Perkins is a United Methodist seminary located in Dallas, Texas, providing a full gamut of theological education. Perkins is associated with Southern Methodist University and is one of the finest seminaries in the United States.