Purposeful Vision Process

The stages presented here may not always happen in the order listed.

Passion Awakened–Marker 1
God uses life experiences to touch your heart and stir your passions–creating a desire/need to run your own marathon of life race

Inspired Through–Marker 2
With your heart-felt attention God plants a seed in your mind about His plan for your life–a marathon course for you

Divine Exploration–Marker 3
Now that God has your heart and mind headed in the right direction He invites critical thinking; opportunities, possibilities, and contingencies–marathon training and conditioning

Vision Commitment–Marker 4
God clarifies and affirms the vision through His word, prayer, devotion, other Christians, and events; the defining moment is at hand–marathon sign-up, to run according to God’s plan or run on your own

Vision Alignment–Marker 5
A purpose/mission/vision within the will of God that remains firmly connected to Christian values, priorities, attitudes, and actions gives direction and focus–marathon strategies and tactics unfold

Magnificent Pursuit–Marker 6
Energized and inspired by a purposeful vision you patiently settle into transcendent synergies and timing–God’s unique pacing for your life

Purposeful Vision Lives–Marker 7
Fulfilling your purpose, achieving your mission and living out your vision within the will of God is the abundant life–taking you to a strong and worthy marathon finish

Stages

Confrontation/Conviction–1st Wind

A crossroads of life is reached when the Holy Spirit confronts you with your aimless running and convicts you of the need to run in order to get the prize

Investigative Motivation–2nd Wind
The prospect of a better way, a superior possibility for life peeks your interest and provides fertile ground for acceptance of the ultimate plan, the race marked out for you

Understanding/Acceptance–3rd Wind
Examining all the possibilities of the unique you and trust worthy promises of an all powerful God creates awareness and Spiritual enlightenment promoting training and conditioning for the marathon of life

Achievement Inspiration–4th Wind
Having a deep investment in the plan for your life fosters a determined discipline, patience, and perseverance to be and do whatever is necessary to run the race you are capable of running

Spiritual Unity–5th Wind
Statements of affirmation that reflect the character of Christ when lived out allows you to have a unique personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ and to run in step with the Spirit the entire race

Spiritual Maturity–6th Wind
Enlightened, energized, and inspired by being God centered keeps your eyes fixed on Jesus and establishes a Spiritual PACE for marathon peak performance

Peace/Joy/Contentment of the Abundant Life–7th Wind
Combining the macro (big picture) of purpose-mission-vision with the micro (day to day) living of Christian values, priorities, attitudes, and actions brings empowerment/blessings to sustain you in your final kick to the finish line of the marathon of life

The stages presented here may not always happen in the order listed.

Passion Awakened–Marker 1
God uses life experiences to touch your heart and stir your passions–creating a desire/need to run your own marathon of life race

Inspired Through–Marker 2
With your heart-felt attention God plants a seed in your mind about His plan for your life–a marathon course for you

Divine Exploration–Marker 3
Now that God has your heart and mind headed in the right direction He invites critical thinking; opportunities, possibilities, and contingencies–marathon training and conditioning

Vision Commitment–Marker 4
God clarifies and affirms the vision through His word, prayer, devotion, other Christians, and events; the defining moment is at hand–marathon sign-up, to run according to God’s plan or run on your own

Vision Alignment–Marker 5
A purpose/mission/vision within the will of God that remains firmly connected to Christian values, priorities, attitudes, and actions gives direction and focus–marathon strategies and tactics unfold

Magnificent Pursuit–Marker 6
Energized and inspired by a purposeful vision you patiently settle into transcendent synergies and timing–God’s unique pacing for your life

Purposeful Vision Lives–Marker 7
Fulfilling your purpose, achieving your mission and living out your vision within the will of God is the abundant life–taking you to a strong and worthy marathon finish

Stages

Confrontation/Conviction–1st Wind

A crossroads of life is reached when the Holy Spirit confronts you with your aimless running and convicts you of the need to run in order to get the prize

Investigative Motivation–2nd Wind
The prospect of a better way, a superior possibility for life peeks your interest and provides fertile ground for acceptance of the ultimate plan, the race marked out for you

Understanding/Acceptance–3rd Wind
Examining all the possibilities of the unique you and trust worthy promises of an all powerful God creates awareness and Spiritual enlightenment promoting training and conditioning for the marathon of life

Achievement Inspiration–4th Wind
Having a deep investment in the plan for your life fosters a determined discipline, patience, and perseverance to be and do whatever is necessary to run the race you are capable of running

Spiritual Unity–5th Wind
Statements of affirmation that reflect the character of Christ when lived out allows you to have a unique personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ and to run in step with the Spirit the entire race

Spiritual Maturity–6th Wind
Enlightened, energized, and inspired by being God centered keeps your eyes fixed on Jesus and establishes a Spiritual PACE for marathon peak performance

Peace/Joy/Contentment of the Abundant Life–7th Wind
Combining the macro (big picture) of purpose-mission-vision with the micro (day to day) living of Christian values, priorities, attitudes, and actions brings empowerment/blessings to sustain you in your final kick to the finish line of the marathon of life