Advance Your Vision

Start here to get clear about your future by using the Vision Framing process. As a result, you’ll be clear about your mission, values, strategy, measures and more.

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Advance Your Vision

Once you're clear on vision, it impacts every other initiative and area of ministry.
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  • 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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  • The Natural Flow of Leadership Development

    There is a guiding principle that every senior leader must pay close attention to if they are serious about building a culture of leadership development.

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  • God’s 5 Investment Funds

    If we invest in eternity – in God’s eternal purposes – we’ll enjoy our investment forever and ever and ever.

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  • 7 Observations of Outstanding Leaders

    Most pastors and church leaders have never received formal training in relational skills

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  • 6 Practices of Unfocused Leadership

    Unfocused leadership moves in a plethora of directions and accomplishes little.

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  • Moving from Financial Deficit to Abundance

    Many of us lack the skill and competency to move from a deficit to an abundance of resources for kingdom impact.

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  • 5 Helps to Leading a Generous Church

    Resources to help you increase the culture of generosity in your church.

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  • 3 Ways Church Leaders Can Learn from Business Leaders

    Business leaders often have key insights and perspectives that could help you reach more people.

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  • 6 Core Responsibilities of the Senior Pastor

    What are the primary responsibilities of a Senior Pastor?

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  • How to Talk About Giving So People Won’t Tune You Out

    Generous giving is a biblical instruction—and an important conversation to have with members.

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  • 5 Warning Signs of a Dying Church

    Nearly one of three churches will die in the next few years. They must change. Or they will die.

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  • Burying a Program

    Since writing Simple Church with my boss Thom Rainer, a common question has been, “How can we eliminate a program or an event?” Those who ask the question often know that a program on their church calendar accomplishes very little for the Kingdom and is not aligned to the mission of their church. But they wrestle with the impact that canceling a program or event will have on the people they serve.

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  • 8 Principles for Teaching Leadership from the Bible

    Leadership is definitely put on display and explicitly taught in the Bible. But, like all other subjects, it requires careful interpretation and handling with nuance.

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  • 5 Questions for Living Small and Dreaming Big

    5 questions to consider as your church seeks to make a bigger impact on your community and the world.

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  • 4 Giving Gimmicks that Cheapen Biblical Stewardship

    Nothing about money and the church should be gimmicky. Even the giving.

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  • The Clarity of Our Founding Fathers

    Clarity isn’t everything, but it changes everything.

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  • 12 Disciplines to Help You Recognize Leadership Identity Beyond Your Title

    Titles are great, but at some point, the practice of leadership must become more important than the label.

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  • The Most Important Decision to Lead By: Ministry Means or Ministry Ends

    If you don’t have clear language for both ministry means and ministry ends, you will necessarily be measuring means only.

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  • 3 Signs Your Team is Getting Along But Not Going Anywhere

    Healthy teams are both aligned AND attuned.

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  • When Generosity Floods: The Bayou Church Story

    Learn from these 4 keys of generosity.

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