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."