Church of Tzaddi

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4. Vision & Mission Doc Min

Fostering Lesson 4. Vision & Mission

Summary of skill

  • Vision is the big picture: where are we going?
  • Mission is how you get there, what you do
  • Being a leader = holding a vision and supporting the mission
  • What is the vision that animates your spiritual leadership?
  • What is the mission that embodies your vision at this time?
  • How are you supporting the mission?


Resources for reflection & discussion

  • Core Lesson 006, Amy Skezas, Offering Spiritual Counseling, “Seven Basic Skills” and “Attentive Listening with Compassion,” pp. 7 – 21
  • Anne & Charles Simpkinson, “Feeding One Another” in Mark Brady, ed., The Wisdom of Listening, pp. 40 – 45
  • Karen Armstrong, Twelve Steps to Living a Compassionate Life, pp. 8 – 23