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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

WOMEN DRIVEN TO PRAY

Prayer Event Button As you know from my post yesterday, I'm going through something...not just everyday spiritual warfare but something beyond. The friend I have leaned on most is my dear friend, Pastor Tara Sloan. Some of you are blessed to know her as well. After seeing what I'm going through, and walking through it with me, as well as receiving calls from several other close friends in ministry about some of the same type of things, Tara just became totally fed up with the devil and his schemes against women of God, pastors, churches, and our nation, and decided to do something majorly earth-shaking about it!

There have been times lately I've just needed to hear her voice or have her pray for me. She's been praying the power down in Chicago, and I can feel the power of the Holy Ghost coming through that phone line when she prays. But right now she's taking it a step further. She has decided to call a WORLDWIDE prayer meeting. That's right, I said WORLDWIDE, and I do mean literally inviting everyone in the world to join TOGETHER with us in prayer.

On August 3, 2008 at 8 pm EST hundreds of women will come together over a FREE conference call and we will pray together. This conference call event will be called, "Driven to Pray." Tara has put together a team of women leaders who will lead the call with her. Each participant will receive an agenda for the prayer event and a list of prayer requests compiled through the online request form here.

We are believing for a great move of God! This worldwide prayer meeting is going to strengthen leaders, break strongholds, shake nations, and more!!! We will be activating Matthew 18:19-20, "Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

All of you are invited to join us by conference call for this evening. We are encouraging you to GET THE WORD OUT about this. It's going to be a time of breakthrough, all over the world.

There have been a few difficult times I've gone through where I have felt like I was so weak spiritually that I couldn't minister to myself, and as Craig and Tara spoke or prayed, it was like they were dropping Holy Ghost anointed drops of medicine moment by moment into my spirit and giving me strength again when I was too weak to feed myself. Right now I am in need of a breakthrough myself but being that we partner together in so many things, Tara has asked me to be on the leadership team of this conference call, and of course I gladly will. I know as I reach out and pray for others, God will also be touching me and ministering to my need.

For more information about this event, "Driven to Pray," click here.




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