Vision Casting for a New Year

Episode 794

Hosts Vance Pitman and Noah Oldham kick off the new year by discussing the significance of casting a church-wide vision as leaders within your congregation. Discover how biblical leadership surpasses the ordinary markers of goal setting and why you’re called to simply take the next step forward in faithfulness as you wait expectantly upon the Lord.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How visionary leadership in the church differs from that of the marketplace
  • God’s Old Testament vision for His people versus the New Testament vision found in Christ
  • Methods of reinforcing vision and assessing progress throughout the calendar year
  • How to use the power of story to effectively communicate vision to your congregation
  • Four ways for your people to seek and hear God as a unified church body

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Sharable Quotes (#NewChurches):

Being a visionary leader in pastoring, preaching, writing, and leading means casting vision in every realm where God has placed you. — Noah Oldham

Visionary leadership is allowing people to see God’s activity in the world and then showing them how they can get in on it. — Vance Pitman

When you show believers the activity of God in the world, you show them that God is big and that He is moving in the world. There is something in the heart of every believer that longs to leverage their life. — Vance Pitman

There’s a different paradigm of how God speaks to His people in the New Testament, and the principle is hearing God together. The New Testament knows nothing of a Christianity without community. — Vance Pitman

You don’t give to a church; you give through a church as an opportunity to join in God’s activity of expanding His kingdom. — Vance Pitman

Don’t let deadlines drive the agenda. Let intimacy with the Father drive the agenda. — Vance Pitman

Published January 9, 2024

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