Reverend, Daeil Min
Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!
I wanted to take a few moments to say how much I have appreciated your contribution to ministry service here at Milltown United Methodist Church, and look forward to all God will do
through you and ministries of the church in the future!
The Summer months can be particularly challenging as people tend to have church attendance a bit lower on their list of priorities than during the Fall, Winter, and Spring. This can be for a variety of reasons, with the primary one being various vacations and family outings, yet I want to encourage you to "stay the course" and continue to plan and prepare for our ministry as if the "multitudes" were showing up! This is what the Bishop John Schol first shared when I was first ordained as a provisional elder in 2016
People will be very quick to recognize lack of motivation, preparation, and excitement and will often decide to back off even more since they feel we don't care as much as we should.
There is a wonderful scripture that should keep us focused during times like this; Galatians 6:9 (NIV) "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up."
As I read a scripture like that, it is clear that in our times of ministry, weariness will set in, yet if we will remain faithful to the call of God on our lives, there is a season called "due season" in which we will reap a harvest. Yet, we cannot reap a harvest unless we have planted seeds! Exciting assurances we receive from God's Word for sure!
Keep moving forward and believe God for a mindset of "the best is yet to come!"
Blessings in Christ,
Rev. Dale Min