14) The Last Bit: How do You Stay Motivated for Missions?

Since I found the little book by Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking, on a hardware store book table as a kid, I’ve been interested in what motivates us. Looking back, I’m not sure why that little book had such an impact on me. Somehow though, it did — which brings us to our point in this week’s, “The Last Bit.” What motivates you? Because the truth is — what motivates you might, for others, not so much. Is it —


*** Reading about heroes of the faith who never backed down?

*** Contemplating on the lostness of humanity?

*** Praying passionately to your Lord and Master?

*** Learning concrete ways to make a difference?

*** Studying new strategies together with peers?

*** Seeing progress/fruit?


What spurs you on in the dark of the night? Click “Comment” on the web version of this item and let us know.


One Response to 14) The Last Bit: How do You Stay Motivated for Missions?
  1. Michelle Reply

    The one thing that keeps me going, through all the difficulties and set-backs, is the desire for God to get the glory He deserves. All of the things mentioned in the item might provide short-term motivation for me, but ultimately the only thing that keeps me focused is His glory.

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