Practical Ministry Skills
Developing Vision
Develop and implement a vision for change.
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A strong vision is essential to any successful ministry: this is not news to anyone who has ever tried to accomplish anything without a clear purpose or goal with concrete plans for reaching it. But how do you begin the process of developing and refining a vision that will set you up for success?

This 23-page resource offers biblical reflection, wisdom from experienced pastors, and practical tips on how to identify, shape, and refine your ministry's vision.

This Resource contains all of the following:

"We Can Do Better"
Our best dreams call people to live their faith in the midst of the watching world.

Even Healthy Churches Need to Change
Why change is necessary for growth.

Preparing Your Congregation for Change
Successful change requires beginning well.

What It Means to Do Well
God's plans for your church may be bigger than you imagine.

Developing Vision When You're Not a Visionary
Six methods for catching a vision.

From My Vision to Our Vision
Principles for developing vision as a group.

Reading the Resistance
Resistance to change comes for a variety of reasons.

Making Vision Stick
How to keep the church's passion for ministry from deflating.

A Church Reborn
"You must die as a church and be reborn as a mission."

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Mobilizing the Entire Church for Short-Term Missions
Get your whole church excited and involved in your missions program.

Helping People Care for One Another
The first step in helping people move into ministry is to remind them that they are part of a royal priesthood.

Why Pastors Must Be Shepherds
Shepherds endear themselves to the flock. It's a wonderful style of ministry.

Topics:Capital campaign, Change, Communication, Evaluation, Growth, Marketing, Shepherding, Vision
Filters:Management, Pastor, Shepherd, Volunteer
References:Luke 12:48, Proverbs 29:18, Luke 5:37-38, Proverbs 23:7
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brighton kadzambaira

December 07, 2012  7:41am

I am in Zimbabwe Harare, how do make payments?

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lucy wamatu

October 31, 2012  12:24pm

am lucy from kenya and would like to know more for i am in a ministry in the catholic church.thank you

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January 21, 2011  10:37am

I need your help to develope my vision in the service of God, am pastor david from Togo and i will like to work with you people as team or partner in Togo

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