Bottom Line: You Don’t Know the Impact

Today I’m guest-posting over at Emmie’s ministry blog Standing Firm in My Faith. Here’s a little excerpt; to read the rest, head on over to the post!

One of the most discouraging things to a minister (someone who shares the Gospel whether young or old) is not seeing their impact they’re trying to make.

“Is what I’m doing important? Does it really matter? Is it really helping anybody?”

The short answer? Y-E-S!

The long answer? Yes, and you shouldn’t be discouraged if you’re not seeing the impact. Let’s dive in a little deeper and find out why.


That’s our first problem. We pour our heart and soul into doing something to reach others and bring God glory but… the impact doesn’t look to be as big as we expected it to be.

We don’t have as many followers as we know we should have on our Christian blogs.

We haven’t seen as many people give their hearts to Jesus as we set our goals for.

People just don’t seem to get it.

So does that mean we aren’t making an impact at all?


For we walk by faith, not by sight.
(2 Corinthians 5:7)

Continue reading over at Standing Firm in My Faith!

By |2018-02-02T12:17:21-05:00February 2nd, 2018|Butt-Kicking, Encouragement, Life Undefeated, Uncategorized|13 Comments

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I'm Madi: blogger, writer, doll collector, and minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Learn more about me here and this blog here.


  1. Emmie February 2, 2018 at 1:57 pm - Reply

    Thank you so much for doing this with me! I had lots of fun!

    • Madi February 2, 2018 at 6:21 pm - Reply

      Thank you so much for letting me! It was so much fun!

      • Emmie February 2, 2018 at 6:22 pm - Reply

        ‘Welcome! 🙂

  2. Kendall February 2, 2018 at 2:30 pm - Reply

    I loved this post! I have experienced that lately, only I have been given the blessing of someone I touched telling me about it! It gives the greatest feeling of joy to realize that God has blessed something you did, and it made an impact! And I know that even if my friend hadn’t told me how I had touched her, that wouldn’t make her any less grateful!

    • Madi February 2, 2018 at 6:22 pm - Reply

      Thank you so much, Kendall! Aww, that is so awesome! I agree — it blesses me SO much when people tell me an impact has been made on them!

  3. Zella T February 2, 2018 at 4:02 pm - Reply

    Great post!!

    • Madi February 2, 2018 at 6:22 pm - Reply

      Thanks Zella!

  4. Mary E. February 2, 2018 at 4:20 pm - Reply

    Great Job Madi!

    • Madi February 2, 2018 at 6:22 pm - Reply

      Thank you, Mary!

  5. Olivia Bell February 6, 2018 at 4:18 pm - Reply

    I loved it, I went and read the whole thing and liked and commented and it was SO inspiring and encouraging! 😀

    • Madi February 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm - Reply

      Aww, thank you SO much, Livy!! 😀

  6. Blooming Sunshine February 16, 2018 at 9:35 am - Reply

    Sooooo true! Can’t wait to read the full post. There are so many people reading and watching from a distance. They may never follow, like, share, or subscribe but they’re still being impacted so it’s important to keep going whether there are 3, or 3,000.

    • Madi February 23, 2018 at 11:18 am - Reply

      Thank you so much! Yes, indeed. It’s so important.

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