Back in the spring, I had the opportunity to facilitate a
As I was listening to Chad give this update, these leadership thoughts came to mind:
1) Owners need updates.
If people invest prayer, time and money, they expect to hear about results.
2) The Lead Pastor can’t delegate vision-casting.
Although a team can develop new vision, the lead pastor is primarily responsible for casting the vision.
3) Multisite only works if you’re actually one church in multiple locations.
Sun Valley is Sun Valley in all five campuses. You get the same experience, the same teaching and the same ministry philosophy regardless of where you go.
4) It doesn’t take a big personality to lead a big church.
Chad is a strong leader and a great Bible teacher, but Sun Valley hasn’t experienced health and growth due to his personality. I personally think it’s due to the strength of the strategy and the team Chad has helped build.
5) It’s important to say “thank you.”
The vision can’t be accomplished without the contribution of people’s time, talent and treasure. If you’ve made an investment like that in the past, you know it’s good to hear “thank you.”
For more inspiration on how to cast vision for the future, check on Sun Valley’s website for details on