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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

Here safe and sound

If you have been reading the Twitters I've been leaving, you know all the main details of our days the past 2 days. We got here just fine. Thank you for praying! I know the prayers of my friends worked several times when it came to us getting seats together, and having no turbulence. Quick testimony:

We were waiting to take off from London to Kenya, and the pilot came on the intercom and said, "folks, I need to warn you we are definitely going to have turbulence on part of our ride today especially when we go over Rome." He went on to say there was a lot of rain and wind there and just wanted to prepare us so we would not be surprised.

A little bit later the flight attendant came by and asked us if we wanted a drink and I kiddingly said to Sue, "man, after that announcement maybe I need a shot of whiskey!" We both cracked up. OBVIOUSLY I was kidding. But seriously, I was kind of disheartened about the announcement but told Sue, "we have a lot of people praying..." and pulled out my bible and read some Psalms and just trusted the Lord as the ride started. Well, later on I fell asleep. When I woke up, I said, "Sue, have we gone over Rome yet?" (The airbus plane has a GPS tracker you can see on your screen and know exactly where you are plus lots of other stuff.) She happily said, "a long time ago!" I said, "really?" She said, yes we went through it and you slept, and there was absolutely NO rain or turbulence!!! God is so good and prayer does work.

Sue's doing great! I think she's loving this...so far. God is going to do amazing things and I can't wait to see it unfold.

We are now at the missionary compound staying at some missionaries house who are on furlough in the states. It's real nice and even has a piano. I'm loving it. But in the morning we go to Nakuru! I wil have no internet, however I will text the Twitter and be back God willing with a quick update Saturday night when we return.

Thanks everybody for your prayers. Love you much,

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