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What To Do First to Make a Profit

The PF Women Team at our Annual Team Retreat  ~ 2018 Today on Seth Godin's blog, he said: It's tempting to decide to make a profit first, then invest in training, people, facilities, promotion, customer service and most of all, doing important work. In general, though, it goes the other way. Yes, it does. If you are waiting to make a profit before you do these things, in my experience you're  not going to make a profit. So many organizations, ministries and churches are struggling with financial issues. I know your pain. As anyone who follows our story knows, our ministry was in a ton of debt four years ago when I came on as director.  Since that time, we've gotten out of debt and turned a profit every year.  God has done amazing things through out team, for which we give Him the glory! I find that what Seth is saying here is absolutely true, with one disclaimer. For Christian leaders, spiritual disciplines must always be first. Before we started inve

Getting ready

Haven't had a lot of time to blog - I'm doing last minute stuff to get ready to leave for Africa. I am all packed except for a few items which just have to be tossed in my bag after I get dressed to leave. It's been a day of running around getting the last minute small items that I've needed to take with me.

I cleared my schedule of things to spend more time with the fam before I leave. Tonight we went to dinner -Japanese - our family favorite.

Last night I did one of the hardest things I've ever done...wrote letters to my husband and the kids that I hope no one ever has to give them. (In case you're wondering I did not follow Rosemay's advice to talk to them before I left...I decided to write a letter and that way hopefully they will never have to deal with it.)

I have a lot of faith that they never will have to deal with it. So many people are praying for me - this is going to be a great trip filled with God's presence, power and protection.

I'm going to try to blog if I get a moment or two on the computer while I'm there, so be watching, although I definitely won't be monster-blogging like I normally do. G'night...time to snuggle with Larry for one of the last times until I leave...oh how I'll miss him.


Deborah said…
I will be praying, how are you feeling on your meds for the mozziez? I know that Africa is waiting with expectancy for the sons and daughters of God to bring revelation to them! You go girl!!! love always D
God speed Pastor Deanna.
Anonymous said…
Praying for you...blogland just won't be the same, but I am really excited about what God is going to do in you and through you. I'll be praying!

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