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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

A few photos from today...

I have a leadership meeting in and hour and a half (yes... can you say amazingly busy Sunday?!) and only have a second to post a few photos as I have to get the finishing touches lined up for this meeting, however I knew my blog readers as well as facebook friends would want to see a few photos of today. These were taken by Lourdes Manners. Thank you, Lourdes!


Bladimir Jr, Angela, Bladimir St., Yesenia

Prayer during the ceremony

Totally amazing wedding cake (there were many more cupcakes in addition to this but we could not fit them all nicely on the table so we kept them in reserve for when these were gone. Check back each day this week, I am also going to post photo of the gourmet pretzel favors and the intructions with photos of us making them, so any of you who are interested can make your own for special occasions.

Comments

Anonymous said…
What a BEAUTIFUL family!!!
Ruth, PA
LourdesM said…
No problem PD. Let me know if you more.
DaNella Auten said…
Awwww what a beautiful family! God is so gracious!
Hi Deanna,
You have the coolest church! What a beautiful testimony of God's changing power and a wonderful end to a love story between these two!

If I weren't living and working in our church....I'd definitely attend your church! You guys rock!

Awesome Job!
Melissa said…
I agree with LaDonna! Cool church! The pictures are beautiful. I may take some of your ideas to bless a couple in our church.
Unknown said…
WOW...I love it and everything that goes with it. Remember right before this you had a moment with Rita Springer? Doesn't times like this seem like such a gift from God to bless you and remind you how hard work and perseverance physically, spiritually and emotionally is soooo worth it?

God bless you
Anonymous said…
Check out my blog - my comment was getting way too long to be a comment!!!

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