Whether you lead a small group of 5 people, a ministry of 500 you need a vision – a sense of where God is leading the group.
According to the Bible, this is a pretty important part of leadership: Proverbs 29:18 teaches that where there is no prophetic revelation of God (vision) His people fall into disarray. So what is vision? In this episode, Rich Wilson (team leader at Fusion) defines vision a glimpse of the big picture of what God is bringing to pass in the word. You can listen to the full interview here on iTunes, Stichter, or wherever you get your podcasts.
One question I ask Rich is what to do when you can’t see this little bit of the big picture? Rich’s suggestion: to get around others who can. Here are 4 ways to do that (and +1 suggestion to the contrary).