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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

Happy Easter!


We had a great one and trust all of you reading did too. We had a packed service this morning. I couldn't even sit in my usual spot...every seat was filled on the front row. No problem! I gladly moved. Had a TON of first time guests. The follow up tomorrow is going to be insane! I don't think we've ever had so many first timers at church. It was amazing. The choir was on fire! Larry preached a message called, "Almost!" Lots of people raised their hand for salvation. Choir was smokin' hot, did I mention that?! A great day all around.

We had a bunch of people over for dinner after church. The menu was spectacular...here's what we had in case you're interested in drooling over the thought of it...lol:

Fruit & Cheese Plate
Ham
Fried Chicken
Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce
Potato Casserole
Fully loaded mashed potatoes
Spanish Rice
Creamed Corn
Macaroni and Cheese
Coleslaw
Strawberry Shortcake
Layered Brownie dessert with frosting and nuts
Cupcakes
Homemade Biscuits

If you are wondering, I didn't make all this. Everyone who came brought something. We just made the ham, potato casserole and biscuits. If we could have we would have had the whole church over. Not possible so it ended up to be five families plus us. We ate and talked and mid-way through a conversation I fell asleep and was out like a light. I woke up a long time later and everyone was still talking and we continued on until 10:00 pm!

Great day at church, and wonderful friends, conversation and food...how much better does it get than THAT?


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