All tagged Vision

Colossians 3:1-4 — Keep Your Head in the Clouds

I am guessing that most of us would not like to be labeled as living with our heads in the clouds. It does not sound like a compliment. On the other hand, I think we would embrace the idea of living for a vision—a larger goal—especially when that aim is noble. The one—head in the clouds—can mean you are somehow disconnected from the real world, possibly out of touch. The other—living for a vision—implies quite the opposite. Consider the opening of the passage we read today. If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on earth.” Have you ever met a follower of Jesus who has their mind set on things above?

Genesis Day 50: Creating a New Culture…The Middle (Part 2 of 3)

“It’s a mess.” That is what I thought. We were in the middle of trying to transform ourselves, and our company. When you are halfway there, you still have “large chunks” of your life, your work, your company—that when you look at them—it appears as if nothing has changed. You know you cannot go back to the way things were. What do you do?

I have been suggesting that as we read chapters 30-32 of Genesis, we are witnessing the transformation of a man and a family. This is not just any family. It is the family God will use to launch the nation of Israel…