Here’s what I know about your summer. You spent some time with students in a church van, a bus, airplane, rental vehicle, or your car. Why?
You went somewhere. You traveled to a desired destination. Maybe it was camp in Iowa, a mission trip to Haiti, a waterpark, or a conference in San Diego.
Your destination determined what mode of transportation made the most sense. Your vehicle was determined by your vision. You wouldn’t drive an airplane to get to the pool across town. A car is much more helpful.
Pause and ask this question: As you get ready to start your ministry year, how clear is your disciplemaking vision? Before you read on too fast, I encourage you to take a moment and think about it. If your vision is not clear, then your vehicles will become your vision.
If you don’t know where you’re trying to get students and the best way to get there, your programs will be your focus. Instead of making disciples that make disciples, you’ll be managing a youth group. None of us signed up for that. Continue Reading…