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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

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"Stuff Christians Like"


I love this guy's blog that I told all my readers about, called "Stuff Christians Like". I have to be careful not to read this blog when I'm in any serious setting where I'm supposed to behave, (LOL) because I absolutely burst out laughing when I read his stuff. I can't help it!

He's got some awesome posts this past week and I encourage you to read all of them but one that I particularly enjoy is the one where he talked about Christianizing your Facebook. Here's one particularly funny excerpt:

On Facebook, you can put a little message by your name, allowing people to know where you are or what you're doing. Don't just say something like "Matt is stressed out from finals." Write something a little longer like, "Matt is stuck in the moment, the moment when my eyes will look up to the Son, the Son that's always been there for me, arms around my life, for now and evermore."

Do you know how many Facebook and Myspace "updates" I've seen like that? I had to ask myself if I do anything that sounds as cheesy...

Please go read this site if you haven't already and I promise it'll become some of your greatest weekly entertainment.

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