Becoming preoccupied with the best strategies, the best decision-making process or the best method can actually slow us down and eventually hinder us from focusing on what’s most important when it comes to becoming a missionary: the heart.

Ironically, to accelerate things, we must slow down. That’s because mission is ultimately God’s work. No matter how big the task, He is the one who does the heavy lifting; He is the one who brings acceleration. He does so not by accelerating tasks but by accelerating usHe doesn’t focus on tasks the way we do; He focuses on hearts.

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