Leadership

Signs You are Coasting

Will Mancini writes: I was recently dialoguing with a very successful pastor about the ten-year vision horizon of the large church he pastors. He made a striking comment. “I don’t want to coast on original vision.” It made me wonder, how do you know if you might be coasting on a vision that “used to be?”
  1. You use adjectives that position the vision as historical: original, founding, previous, last season, former chapter, etc.
  2. You have increasing realization of how far you God has taken your ministry in the last five or ten years.
  3. You actually feel less excited about a the ideals, aspirations, or pictures of the future you used to have.
  4. People around you express ask more questions about the future and show increasing curiosity for things like clarity.
—– Will is one of our speakers for The NINES this year. Find out more about Will here, or check out all of our speakers here… and if you haven’t registered for The NINES yet, you can do so here.