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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

Pastor Appreciation




Okay, so I'm a little bit stoked!

Sunday the board of directors came to the platform and announced the plan to the church for Pastor Appreciation. They are sending us on a vacation --just Larry and I! A romantic one...it's going to be awesome. And that's not all...they are also going to be taking an offering to do some special projects in our home. Yippee!

We're also going to dinner with the board. Very excited...I love spending time with all of them, always. Can't get enough of it. You know a lot of pastors have the worst problem in the world with their board and I thank God that's not the case with us, in fact it's the opposite. We just love hanging out with them as much as possible.

The vacation and special project thing are going to be presented to us on Sunday night, November 23 at our annual Thanksgiving dinner and they are also celebrating the 7 year mark of us being the lead pastors here. Seven is a year of completion and I believe we have completed a season here and are on our way to a brand new season at Northside...a beautiful one. I'm so excited about what's to come. If you could have been there Sunday (and some of you were) you would see that what's taking place for us is really amazing.

Thanks for sharing my joy...it's been a long time coming. It really is true that weeping may endure the the night, but joy comes in the morning.

p.s. Six more miles walked/biked tonight. Beautiful weather here in Tampa right now!

Comments

Michele said…
You have a great board- They think you are the best- and the lady on the board she is so awesome and she is sorry she missed Sunday to be there for the appreciation-
{SMILE} Love you both to pieces
Sharon said…
Yes, you are truly blessed. Please go read the post at the network site and let me know if you wish to continue reading A.H.F. Thanks, ~Sharon~
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Are you having trouble with harrassing commenters? Ughh! I hate that, if that's what it is. So immature.

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