Ministry is a Marathon Not a Sprint

“Ministry is a marathon, not a sprint.”

I’m not sure who first said this statement, but I’ve heard it throughout my life. Here are a few things I’ve learned as a marathon runner and how they relate to ministry.

“Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it.”
I Corinthians 9:24 NKJV

“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,”
Hebrews 12:1 NKJV

How can you run your race?

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