Presentation on theme: "Million Leaders Mandate Notebook One I Have a Dream (Lesson 3)"— Presentation transcript:
Million Leaders Mandate Notebook One I Have a Dream (Lesson 3)
I Have a Dream! Capturing and Implementing a God-given Vision
WHAT IS VISION? “Vision is seeing the future in the present, built on the past.” “Vision is seeing the invisible and making it visible.” “Vision is an informed bridge from the present to the future.”
WHAT IS VISION? A clear mental picture of a better tomorrow, given by God, which moves a person to believe that it not only could be done, but it should be done.
The ingredients of a divine vision: 1. A clear picture. 2.A positive change. 3.A future focus. 4.A gift from God. 5.A Chosen People and time.
The Birth of a Vision 1.INTIMACY 2.CONCEPTION 3.GESTATION 4.LABOR 5.BIRTH
1.You create it based on your gifts and skills. 2.Its fulfillment rests on staying ahead of others. 3.Other similar organizations are seen as competitors. 4.Its goal is to build your organization and generate revenue. 1.You receive it as a revelation from God. 2.Its fulfillment rests on the leader’s obedience. 3.Other similar ministries are seen as complementary. 4.Its goal is to serve people, advance God’s rule and to honor God. Man-Made Vision God-Given Vision
1.Get active in SERVICE and initiate obedience. 2.Communicate the REVELATION you have already. 3.OBSERVE and understand the reality of human conditions. 4.Allow God to BURDEN you with a specific need. Steps to Fulfilling God’s Vision Matthew 9:35-10:8
5.Seek divine diagnosis: What is the ISSUE TO BE RESOLVED ? 6.PRAY to determine what action could meet that need. 7.Choose a team and EMPOWER them for partnership. 8.Take IMMEDIATE ACTION toward fulfillment of the vision.
WHAT VOICE INSPIRES YOUR VISION? 1.THE INNER VOICE 2.THE ANGRY VOICE 3.THE SUCCESSFUL VOICE 4.THE HIGHER VOICE
TOOL ONE: Strong Beginning TOOL TWO: One Theme TOOL THREE: Simple Language TOOL FOUR: Pictures TOOL FIVE: Emotional Ending TOOLS TO CAST YOUR VISION…
How We Must Handle Vision… 1.See it CLEARLY 2.Show it CREATIVELY 3.Say it CONSTANTLY