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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Where Are We Going?

The church needs to know where they’re going and where the leaders are trying to take them, or they will have a hard time making the journey. 

That’s why God tells us:
Proverbs 29:18 (KJV) Where there is no vision, the people perish.”
Proverbs 29:18 (NIV) Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint.”

A clear vision communicates three things:
1. Why we’re here: our purpose. A clear purpose provides direction. To GATHER as God's people. To GROW in faith, love and service And to GO into the world as disciples.

2. Where we’re going: a picture of the future. A clear picture provides motivation. Be the Church Inreach/Outreach/Community/other churches

3. What guides us along the way: what we Value. Values protect and provide guardrails. Word/ Spirit / Prayer

Without clear vision, we’ll never end up where we want to be, much less where we need to be; and neither will anyone else!


What commitment do you need to make today?