Your Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Personal Vision
Oct 3, 2005 | 288 Pages
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Wouldn’t you like to end up somewhere on purpose?
What breaks your heart?
What keeps you up at night?
What could be that should be?
Andy Stanley believes these questions are bread crumbs that lead to the discovery of personal vision. With down-to-earth practicality, Andy extracts principles from the story of Nehemiah to help you discover your purpose in life.
Visioneering includes helpful exercises and time-tested ideas for visionary decision-making, personal growth, and leadership at home and at work. Catch a glimpse of God’s incredible vision for your life, relationships, and business—and discover the passion to follow it.
Includes discussion guide for use in small groups.
About Andy StanleyAndy Stanley
Communicator, author, and pastor Andy Stanley founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995. Today, NPM consists of six churches in the Atlanta area and a network of more than 50 churches around the globe that collectively serve nearly 90,000 people weekly. A survey of U.S. pastors in Outreach Magazine identified Andy Stanley as one of the top ten most influential living pastors in America.
Andy holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Georgia State University and a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author of more than 20 books, including The New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating; Ask It; How to Be Rich; Deep & Wide; Enemies of the Heart; When Work & Family Collide; Visioneering; and Next Generation Leader.
In the digital world, his success reaches well beyond the local Atlanta area. Over 1.8 million of Andy’s messages, leadership videos, and podcasts are accessed from North Point’s website monthly.
In 2012, Your Move with Andy Stanley premiered on NBC after Saturday Night Live, giving him an even wider audience with which to share his culturally relevant, practical insights for life and leadership. Currently, over six million episodes are consumed each month through television and podcasts, underscoring Stanley’s impact not only as a communicator but also as an influencer of culture.
Nothing is as personal as his passion for engaging with live audiences, which he has pursued for over two decades at leadership events around the world. In high demand, he speaks at various annual events before audiences of both church and organizational leaders, including conferences such as Catalyst, Leadercast, and the WCA Global Leadership Summit.
“I cannot fill their cups,” he often says of the opportunity to impact leaders in business and in ministry, “but I have a responsibility to empty mine.”
Andy and his wife, Sandra, have three grown children and live near Atlanta.
288 pages | Published by Multnomah
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About Visioneering by Andy StanleyLift Your Vision High Vision is a preferred future. A destination. Vision always stands in contrast to the world as it is. Visioneering, according to bestselling author Andy Stanley, is “a clear mental picture of what could be, fueled by the conviction that it should be.” With warm, down-to-earth practicality, Andy Stanley explores the ordinary life of Nehemiah and his God-given vision for accomplishing the extraordinary. He shows how the life of this great ancient visionary, determined to rebuild the ruined walls of Jerusalem, reveals principles that can prepare us to find and follow God’s multifaceted vision for our own lives. Now this bestseller is again available in an attractive, affordable paperback! Everybody ends up somewhere in life. You can end up somewhere on purpose! Visioneering is the engineering of a vision. It’s the process one follows to develop and maintain vision. “Vision,” writes Andy Stanley , “is a clear mental picture of what could be, fueled by the conviction that it should be.” In the bestselling Visioneering, Stanley builds a compelling case for the necessity of a clear, God-ordained vision for each of the roles of your life. Whether you’re a parent with a vision for your children or a CEO pursuing a corporate vision, Visioneering is the perfect tool to help you develop and maintain God’s unique purpose for your life.
Press ReleaseDiscover the valuable question that has impacted Andy Stanley’s decisions—and consequently his life—more than any other
Author and pastor Andy Stanley offers a revised and updated edition of the bestselling Visioneering (Multnomah, September 20, 2016), the practical guide for finding and following vision in every arena of life.
In Visioneering, Stanley builds a case for the necessity of a clear, God-ordained vision. Whether as a parent or a corporate CEO, Stanley argues that a clear vision is crucial to accomplishing the extraordinary.
“Vision,” writes Andy Stanley, “is a clear mental picture of what could be, fueled by the conviction that it should be.”
Through the life of Nehemiah and other historical leaders, Standley offers practical insights into how God can use ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things. Visioneering includes exercises and tools to help businesses, ministries, families and individuals develop an understanding of the vision God has for their lives and how they can begin to pursue it.
“Everybody ends up somewhere in life. A few people end up somewhere on purpose. Those are the ones with vision. They may have other things going for them as well. But they certainly have vision,” says Stanley. “Not necessarily a vision but vision for each of the key roles they are assigned along the way because life is a multifaceted journey. It calls for a multifaceted vision.”
In addition to timeless original content, this updated edition contains applied case studies from leaders like Frank Blake, former CEO of Home Depot, and a new, 8 session small group discussion guide.
Like a piercing light, this powerful question cuts through the fog surrounding so many decisions in life and enables individuals to see clearly, exposing one’s heart and motives. Divided into six parts, Ask It starts out with the “big” question, and includes common alternatives to asking it, how to apply it to time and relationships, a secret of best decision makers and a special Ask It challenge. Also includes a study guide for personal or group study.
ANDY STANLEY founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995. Today, NPM is comprised of six churches in the Atlanta area and a network 30 churches around the globe collectively serving nearly 70,000 people weekly.
As host of Your Move with Andy Stanley, with over five million messages consumed each month through television and podcasts, and author of more than 20 books, including The New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating, Ask It, How to Be Rich, Deep & Wide, Visioneering, and Next Generation Leader, he is considered one of the most-influential pastors in America.
Andy and his wife, Sandra, have three grown children and live near Atlanta.
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I have to admit: I wasn't expecting to enjoy this book all that much. When I found myself in my first pastoral job several years ago, I immersed myself in Stanley's resources so much that I called him my mentor. But over the last few years, I've engaged much less with his materials and thought it might not mean as much to me anymore. I'm happy to say that I was thoroughly wrong. Reading Visioneering: Your Guide to Discovering and Maintaining...
Is it even a surprise? Andy Stanley brings his years of experience working with teams to show you how to cast vision and why that vision is so important to an organization. Even if you are not in a "faith" organization, vision is key and you should take the time to read this book.
I gained a lot by reading Visioneering by Andy Stanley. It definitely took me out of my comfort zone, as I tend to shy away from a) nonfiction and b) books I perceive to be telling me how to live my life, but isn't leaving our comfort zones exactly how we grow?First things first, the book is very approachable. Andy Stanley has a great talent for delivering truths boldy and simply without making the concepts feel dumbed down. I've had the...
This will be a book I keep handy to reread when needed. I have always wanted to be one of those people who dream big and achieve or at least attempt to obtain that dream. I on the other hand dream and dream and dream.This book calls visioneering a course to follow to make dreams a reality. I guess I don't need more dreams. I need vision.The ones with vision end up somewhere in life on purpose.The main focus of this book is along with vision...
I have been a huge fan of Andy Stanley's preaching for the past seven years. I first discovered his work when a small group I was attending used to watch his videos and discuss them. He gives a lot of practical advice about how to set up a wise life that is effective and pleasing to God. He talks about relationships, finances, and other practical aspects of life. His book is great for someone who wants to discover and maintain a personal...