Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter I: Introduction to Mission, Vision, and Values

    • Mission, Vision, and Values Course Goals

    • Introduction to the Course!

    • ACTION STEP #1: Download your Course Worksheet

    • COHORT MEETING #1: Life Stories

  • 2

    Chapter II: Creating Your Mission Statement

    • What is a Mission Statement?

    • ACTION STEP #2: Memorize LM's Mission Statement

    • Quiz #1: LM Mission Statement

    • ACTION STEP #3: Fifty Great Mission Statement Examples

    • ACTION STEP #4: Download the Mission Statement Worksheet & Create Your Statement

    • ACTION STEP #5: Post Your Mission Statement on Disqus

  • 3

    Chapter III: Creating Your Vision Statement

    • Vision: Leadership MetaFormation in the Year 2040

    • ACTION STEP #6: Read LM's One-Page Vision Statement

    • ACTION STEP #7: Create a Vision Statement for your LM Affiliate

    • ACTION STEP #8: Post Your Vision Statement

    • ACTION STEP #9: Prepare to Share Your Vision

    • COHORT MEETING #2: Sharing Your Vision Elevator Speech

  • 4

    Chapter IV: LM's Multiplication Strategy

    • LM's Training Strategy for Accomplishing Our Vision and Mission

    • Strategy Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter V: Internalizing the MetaFormation Values

    • Chapter Overview

    • Get the Values!

    • MetaFormation Values: Part I

    • ACTION STEP #10: Why These Values Are Important to You

    • MetaFormation Values: Part II

    • ACTION STEP #11: Discuss Understanding Your Values

    • MetaFormation Values: Part III

    • COHORT MEETING #3: Illustrating the LM Values

    • Give Us Feedback: What Was Great and What Was Awful?


Internalize the MetaFormation vision and values--and then nail down a compelling mission and vision of your own.


LM Director

Tony Stoltzfus

The Founder and Director of Curriculum Development of Leadership MetaFormation, Tony specializes in helping senior ministry and business leaders engage God in difficult circumstances and finish well. A lifelong student of personal change and personality type, Tony is a highly-sought-after transformational coach with a worldwide clientele.

A pioneer in the Christian coaching movement, Tony has trained thousands of coaches, co-founded an international coaching school and created a wide range of leadership resources used around the world. He is the author of ten books, including Coaching Questions, the top-selling coaching how-to on

Tony developed, an on-line Christian coaching bookstore and publisher of Christian coaching resources, and is creator of The Calling Journey, a research-based online calling timelining tool.

Tony travels widely, leading workshops and speaking on heart transformation and coaching. He is known as a speaker for an interactive, adult learning approach to training that fully engages participants, and for a high level of personal transparency. He and his wife Kathy have two grown children and reside in Redding, California. He enjoys being in nature, watching the stars, reading, laughter and projects around the house.