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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

Attention all those trying to navigate the waters of marriage and ministry...


My dear friend, Pastor Lisa Alexander has written a book which is being released March 16! I encourage you to take advantage of this great resource.

Following is the press release concerning her book, "Marriage and Ministry."

The continued number of high-profile divorce cases among Christian leaders continues to chip away at the fabric of the church. Author, wife and co-pastor Lisa N. Alexander in her debut ebook, Marriage and Ministry: Successfully Working Marriage, Family and Ministry Together serves as a go-to guide for couples who serve in ministry. She shares God's ideal plan for sustaining both the marriage and the ministry and shares practical truths learned over 20 years of marriage.

Leadership coach and minister Karen M. Pina of GOD's Coach says, “This literary piece . . . teaches how to have a marriage, family, and ministry that glorifies God and brings understanding to the purpose of marriage.”

This book also “. . .corrects marriages that are out of order and convicts out of order marriages to get back in order,” Pina states.

“The ebook is written from a loving place and I hope readers can sense my genuine concern about their ministry and marriage and my sincere desire for both to succeed,” says Alexander.

The ebook Marriage and Ministry: Successfully Working Marriage, Family and Ministry Together covers such topics as:

Which Comes First…Marriage or Ministry?
Power is Attractive. It’s Outright Sexy!
Healthy Marriage, Healthy Ministry
How to Rear the Un-stereotypical Preacher’s Kid

Bio: Pastor Lisa N. Alexander creates for the printed and electronic page. Whether she's merging photo and copy for a brochure or contributing to blogs and magazines; her passion always leads her back to the same blank page to create something worthwhile. Her first ebook, Marriage and Ministry is a worthwhile project borne from her 20 plus years of marriage and time spent serving in ministry. She currently serves as pastor along with her husband Elgin Alexander of the Zion Tabernacle Christian Church in Houston, TX.

Will be available to purchase as an ebook on March 16 at http://www.ellisvalin.com/. Price is $9.99.




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