Roy H. Williams wrote in his
book, The Wizard of Ads:
Nuclear fusion fails in
comparison to nuclear vision.
Nuclear fusion is a fueling source and nuclear vision is a dreams to
John F. Kennedy showed us nuclear vision when he said, “I’m
going to put a man on the moon. Do you want to help?” The Rev. Martin
Luther King, Jr. shared his nuclear vision by shouting, “I have a
dream!” The sailors who joined Columbus were willing to risk falling
off the edge of the world because of his nuclear vision.
When undertaking any endeavor, vision is the ability to see
the end in the beginning, and leadership is the ability to communicate
that vision to the people around you, to accurately describe what you
believe will happen.
Visionary leadership is not a matter of genius - it is a
matter of courage.
If a visionary leader such as Kennedy or King or Columbus
knew what you knew and had your job, what do you think he would do?
Of course we would add...
What could be done if we
possessed the vision of Christ? What if we could see what he
sees? Act as he acts? Go where he goes?
The examples of Kennedy, King, and Columbus are powerful examples of
vision in motion. But nothing can compare to the power of Christ
flowing through a believer's life. Do we have the courage to live it?!
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