God has a vision for all of our lives. But in the busyness of distracted 21st century life, it can often be difficult to hear His still, small voice, and discern where He is leading us.

 

We liken the process of discernment to looking through a telescope with different lenses. By looking through the lenses of Revelation, Need, Passion and Gifts, we gain clarity on God’s vision for our lives. Such clarity is essential if we are to truly fulfil God’s vision for us.

You can access free articles on Discerning Vision at our blog on the sidebar to this page.

Here are some other recommended resources, from partners and trusted organisations we endorse:

Barna: One of the first organisations to highlight the importance of vision for Christian ministry, and a continued wealth of information on vision, cultural trends, and Christian leadership.

StrengthsFinder: The current tool of choice for discerning more about your unique strengths, and how you can use them most effectively for ministry.

Building Church: One of the best online spiritual gifts assessments available. Free to take.

Want2GetOn: Christian careers coaching from Charles Humphreys.

Discerning Vision workshops delivered by the One Rock team can be booked for your church or organisation.

Two Consistent Calls

In all the wondering and discerning about God’s will for our lives, there are two consistent calls that always apply to all of us: “Come, follow me.” Jesus says this call regularly throughout the Gospels. It’s a call to all people; to fisherman and tax collectors,...

Vision Obstacles

When you’re trying to implement a vision given by God, you can guarantee that you’ll face a series of obstacles. I’ve observed that it’s often the same six vision obstacles that come at you in different forms. They even often occur in the same order. They’re the same...

What Will You Say No To?

What will you say no to? When you’re discerning vision, knowing what to say no to becomes just as important as knowing what to say yes to. You only have a finite amount of time, energy, money and any other resources. So if you want to do a good job on the things...