Vision

The 4 Cs of Effective Vision Casting

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Are you utilizing the 4 Cs when casting vision for your church? (Stock Images)

There are several key considerations involved when developing a vision for your church. Find out what they are.

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7 Signs Your Ministry Has Gone Rogue

Kenny Luck
Saddleback Church's Kenny Luck (Facebook)

Do you oversee a ministry that doesn't really tie in to the larger infrastructure, planning and overall discipleship process of your church? Saddleback Church’s Kenny Luck offers some advice on how to get reconnected.

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Why Didn’t Jesus Do More?

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Jesus didn't focus a lot on secondary issues, but more on the gospel. (The Jesus Film)

Jesus’ scope of ministry was incredibly narrow, but He meant it to be that way. Why is it difficult for churches to pattern their ministry after His?

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Is Intentional Neglect Necessarily Bad for a Church?

Artie Davis
Artie Davis (Facebook)

As much as churches would like to focus on all ministries, it sometimes isn’t possible. Pastor Artie Davis suggests what to do for church growth.

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The One Thing That Holds Most Leaders Back

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Perry Noble

What is the one thing that holds most leaders (and the organizations they lead) back?  

It's simple: the unwillingness to make a really hard decision.  

Most leaders know the decisions that need to be made, the hard conversations that need to be had, the programs that need to be done away with or the people who need to be replaced. They simply lack the courage to do it.  

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3 Church Lessons From a Jigsaw Puzzle

Jigsaw-puzzleMy wife loves to put together jigsaw puzzles. I’m not patient enough to always help, but I do try as much as I can stand it. A couple of Sundays we were on the back porch and I was watching Georgie put a puzzle together.

Here are three lessons the church can learn:

1. You have to look at the big picture first. She always starts with the box in front of her. When she can see the big picture, she can then start to put the pieces together. In the church world, always start with the big picture. The Great Commission and the vision God has given your church should be the backbone of everything.

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