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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  • Your Strategic Challenge is Really a Lack of Clarity

    To more effectively develop and execute strategy, it stands to reason that we need to better understand it. In order to better understand it, we need to be skilled at thinking about it.

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  • The Power of Your One Thing

    If we allow something other than Him to be our one thing, we are attempting to allow a lesser thing to satisfy us. We are wise if we realize that the things of this world are not too much for us but too little.

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  • What is Break-thru Clarity in Ministry?

    What is break-thru clarity?

    It is a God-given idea, well understood and skillfully articulated, that brings notable and immediate progress toward realizing your vision.

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  • Helpful Tools for Honest Self-Assessment

    We all have blind spots about ourselves. That’s one of the things that makes you the most difficult person for you to assess.

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  • The Art of Vision Casting: 7 Critical Keys

    Vision-casting is an important part of your role as a pastor. God has a vision for your church. Your job is to help your parishioners get behind that vision.

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  • Capture Your Audience’s Attention through Brevity – or Lose Them

    The world today is full of information overload and there is not enough time to sift through it. If you cannot capture people’s attention and deliver your message with brevity, you’ll lose them.

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  • The Vision Statements of 13 Great Leaders in the Bible

    Looking at the Vision Statements of 13 great leaders from the Bible.

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  • Understanding the Text and the Times Helps Your Church Develop an Assessment Culture

    Christian leaders are often more in love with their methodology than they are with their mission field.

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  • Making It Happen: Shifting Your Focus from Something Else to It

    If you are serious about making It happen more often in your work and life, start doing these 6 things every day.

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  • 5 Skills for Discovering Creative Ideas

    Innovation starts with new and novel ideas, but finding ideas is never the problem — initially. The challenge is finding radical ideas consistently year after year.

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  • Is Your Church Concerned About and Measuring the Right Things?

    We need to find the right scorecard and begin evaluating and valuing the right things.

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  • Team Alignment: 6 Actions Necessary to Create a Positive Ministry Team Experience

    There is a clear linkage between the team member experience and the Guest experience in your church.

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  • 4 Habits Behind a Successful Guest Experience

    Engaging with Guests is primarily through personal contact, and that starts on the front lines with your team. Here are four activities your church can utilize with your front line teams to help them better engage your Guests.

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  • When It Comes to Guest Experience, What You Manage Is What You Get

    Where might your organizational culture be obstructing your ability to deliver the best experiences to your Guests?

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  • Smiling is Not Enough: The Top Ten Mistakes Your Volunteers Make Welcoming Guests at Church

    The Top Ten mistakes your volunteers make when welcoming guests at church.

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  • Three Bottom-Line “Musts” for Your Church’s Guest Services Ministry

    Three core essentials will provide a foundation to make your serve to guests excellent and personable.

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  • Inspecting What You Expect for Greater Church Health

    Churches that value and welcome assessments can expect health and growth.

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  • Start with 3 Prerequisites to Make Change in Your Church Not Just Possible, but Transformational

    Once you’ve made changes, have demonstrated that you’re not turning back, and you’ve begun to see some of the benefits of change (you’re healthier and likely growing), then the shift in values and culture happens —almost silently.

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  • Kill Status Quo: How to Ask Better Questions

    Innovations exist because disruptive, transformative, even uncomfortable questions without easy answers were asked.

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Recent Comments
Pushing to pursue big questions and big ideas consistently - self imposing scarcity is a hugely underestimated asset in leadership today. Thanks for getting the word out on these!
— pastorjameswheeler
I really like the tip about having 2 natural end points. I research extensively for my own presentation blog, and I've never heard that exact tip before.
— Craig Hadden (@RemotePoss)
Remember that Churches are different from businesses. More important in a church setting than the staff being friendly and welcoming is if the church people themselves are friendly and welcoming. It is a difficult thing to teach. It is difficult enough to teach Christians to give a percentage of their wealth to God, teaching Christians to give a percentage of their lives to God by being friendly towards and friends with people who will never have any network value is even more difficult.
— Joel Sprenger

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