Discover Vision Clarity

Start here to get clear about your vision by walking the Vision Pathway. At the end of it, you’ll be clear about your mission, values, strategy, measures, and more.

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Live Out Your Vision

Once you're clear on vision, you need to integrate it into every area of your ministry.
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  • Developing

    Recruit, train, and organize leaders based on vision.

    Leadership >
  • Intentional

    Reinforce vision with great design and clear language.

    Communication >
  • Duplicatable

    Build systems that support and expand your vision.

    Process >
  • Compelling

    Embed vision deeply in every environment.

  • Conscious

    Reflect vision by using story, symbol, and scripture.

  • Welcome to the Vision Room

    Read a note from Will Mancini welcoming you to the Vision Room and pointing some key features designed just for you.

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  • Vision Must Be Birthed in the Heart Before It Is Grasped in the Hand

    In the church, the strategy of discipleship can never trump the vision behind discipleship.

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  • 5 Reasons You Need to Take a Global Missions Trip

    Five reasons every leader needs to regularly take a short-term global missions trip.

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  • Leaders Taking These Actions Drive Their Team Nuts

    Here are 7 common things leaders do that drive their team nuts.

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  • 10 Steps You Know You Should Be Taking to Grow Your Church – But Aren’t

    What if I gave you a list of ten things that any church could do that would bring almost immediate renewal and growth?

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  • 3 Ways to Reimagine Your Church’s Dashboard

    What do you think would happen if you reimagined your church’s dashboard? What would it look like if you began measuring different things? And measured them in a different manner?

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  • 3 Simple Steps for Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

    No one likes to move beyond his or her comfort zone, but that’s really where the magic happens. It’s where we can grow, learn, and develop in a way that expands our horizons beyond what we thought was possible.

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  • Navigating Your Vision – Lessons from a Balloon Pilot

    As a balloon pilot, I have learned how to plan for the things that I can control and respond to the forces that I cannot, while still aiming at specific target. Here are three vision lessons leaders can learn from piloting a balloon.


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  • 12 Fun Facts About the Vision Frame for Church Leaders

    If you are in ministry and you haven’t heard about the Vision Frame for church leaders, you will want to know more about it. Here are 12 fun facts.

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  • Mixing the Color Palette of Your Leadership Team Brings Better Results

    Hopefully your leadership team is a diverse mix of leadership personalities. If not, something is missing. People who are different than you make you better.

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  • Why is Fund Raising Not Fun?

    Pastors tend to resist fund raising seasons though they know they are nearly unavoidable. This gap of needing funds and the resistance to raise funds must be bridged.

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  • Asking These 20 Questions of Others Will Help You Become a Better Leader

    To more intentionally learn from others, here is a list of 20 questions you can pose to more and more people.

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  • 6 Critical Steps in the Difficult Decision to Move a Staff Member

    One of the toughest parts of church leadership is the difficult decision to move a staff member. Here are six critical steps that must be followed.

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  • What Process Do You Have in Place for Succession Planning?

    Five common questions leaders wrestle through when trying to decide what their succession planning process should look like.

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  • Real Leaders Risk Messing Up

    If you can’t mess up, if you can’t bear to take the risk of messing up, don’t bother volunteering to go first.

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  • 3 Ways to Take the Temperature of the Environment You Lead

    As godly leaders, we are not only responsible for setting the temperature; we are responsible for knowing how the temperature we have set is affecting those who have to live inside of it.

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  • 5 Givers You Need to Know

    The variety of ways God leads people to be generous givers is inspiring.

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  • 5 Guidelines to Help You Lead When You Find Yourself In Over Your Head

    How do you lead when you’re in over your head?

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  • 10 Ways Mission Statements Backfire

    Here are ten quirky realities about church mission statements that illuminate how they backfire.

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  • How Leaders Can Have Both Thick Skins AND Tender Hearts

    Don’t choose between thick skin and a tender heart. As a leader, you need both.

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Recent Comments
Thanks Rich, great article. I have seen a couple of these have a great effect, thanks for the rest.
— Steve Saunders
Excellent insights. I have experienced the heretical teachings in small groups debacle. It nearly split the church!
— Bishop Q
This is a great artical. Helps me to understand myself and see areas where I need to improve. thanks
— Mike

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