Effort vs. Outcome. The Importance of Today’s Decisions

“It might take more effort than you were hoping it would, but it’s worth it.”

When I do my planning, I always plan for the ‘man, that was harder than I thought it would be’ scenario. Maybe you’re like me — very little comes easily. Things usually take a little more time, a lot more money, and an exponential amount of effort than I had initially hoped for. 

And it’s easy to quit or pull back rather than put in the effort.

But what I’ve found is that, as Seth says, the extra time, money, and effort is almost always worth it in the end.

A great marriage takes a tremendous amount of effort. But the effort is worth it. So do your family and your ministry.

What do you want to accomplish this year in ministry? Just know this:  It might take more effort than you were hoping for, but it’s worth it.

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Todd Rhoades

Todd Rhoades is the co-founder of ChemistryStaffing.com. Todd has worked with churches for over 30 years, both as a staff member and a consultant. He was the original founder of ChurchStaffing.com. Todd lives with his wife, Dawn in Bryan, Ohio.