If people can’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed. ~Proverbs 29:18 (MSG)
Did you ever notice, when you are walking in unknown territories (or when you are simply facing something you have never faced before), you have a tendency to stumble a little bit as you look for someone who can give you direction? Someone who may have experienced what you are dealing with before. I have found that some people when faced with uncertainty just say, “tell me what to do.”
As a nonprofit or ministry leader, it is your job to stay close to God and show the people (those on your team) the vision. Unless you show them where the organization is going, they will stumble, they will not be able to see where they are supposed to go or what they are supposed to do.
Going deeper, this verse tells us why it is so important for you as a nonprofit or ministry leader to stay close to God, to get his direction. Without a vision, people turn to their own ways, the ways that are easy. In our minds, we say, “oh no, that is not true.” But, when we really think about it, it’s true, isn’t it? We are so quick to turn to our own ways and desires when we can’t see what God is doing.
It is for these reasons that we must keep our eyes on God, seeking his direction each and every day….so that we have his vision, we can lead our teams and help them see the vision.
Whether you are comfortable in your role or you struggle and wonder whether or not you are the right one for the role, your position is your calling, it is God ordained. And with your calling comes a vision, a God given vision. God did not give the vision to someone else, he has given it to you because he has called you!!!
Sweet Blessings, My Friend!