Everyone has a starting point for everything. Whether it is their life, education, career, family, or even a hobby, there is always a starting point. I’m sure at some point in your life you decided to do something that required an extensive amount of time, such as traveling for several weeks, starting a business, or starting a ministry. When we are faced with such challenges, it is crucial to recognize there must be a starting point and that starting point must be very accurate. 

So where should we begin? Of course, it must be with God. It must be knowing His will in the matter, obtaining His favor in the endeavor, and walking with Him as we take the first step. Jesus said in Luke 14:28, “For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?”