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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

It's going...it's going...it's going...

it's gone!



Ladies and gentlemen, Pastor Craig Sloan has hit one out of the ballpark AGAIN today!

I'd like to direct you all to his blog for some great teaching. There are just certain seasons in my life where Craig Sloan has opened his mouth and preached, or e-mailed me a word, or they've called, or he's written something and it has been so on target like an arrow. The past few weeks, Craig has been cranking out some stuff on line that has just been like gold in the spirit. Of course his wife, Pastor Tara, has been my good friend for years and a blessing beyond measure.

Please go and read his latest post today.

Favorite parts of today's post, for me were...

  • When you are anointed and remain faithful in preparation and process, the Father will cause someone to point you out for greatness. As soon as Jesus received the affirmation of the father, he was driven into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
  • The first thing satan did was say "If you are the son of God?" In other words temptation, trials and testing are attacking your identity.
  • The war is always over your identity. But when you know who you are and whose you are, no devil in hell can stop you. You are unstoppable!
  • Result of Identity: They may take your coat of favor, but the favor is not on you, it is you (Joseph).
  • Every time they take your coat, God is fitting you for a better coat (Pharaoh's coat).

    I'm shouting Craig. Just keep knocking them out of the ballpark and we'll keep running around the bases shouting! :-)

Comments

Tara Sloan said…
Last night I was telling him, "Whoa... and you thought you would never be a real "writer????"

I am so proud of him and what God has been doing in and through him! This is some GREAT stuff.... if I may toot his horn for him!
Shanita Waters said…
Halleujah! Thank you, Jesus and thank you Pastor for posting such awesome points. I have never visited your page before but God lead me here today! My favorite part is the coat it not on me - It IS me. Thank you.

Shanita Waters
www.waterplantgrowth.com

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