God’s empowering vision often disrupts the status quo and who is in charge. That is why some people try to kill it.
Many vision killers want to retain their positions of power. They may even want to control all the decision-making. Because crafting vision focuses on people with positive spiritual passion more than it does on people with elected or appointed positions, they do not trust the vision.
Rick Smyre, a futurist and long-term friend, has said the most conservative thing a congregation’s governance group can do is to change something. If they control the change, then after the change is made, they are still in control. If they cannot be in control, then they will kill the vision.
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