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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 we go...

I am so ready for this morning. 

Preaching on, "God is Big Enough to Chase Away My Fears..."

I can't wait to unleash this word!!!  

If you are checking my blog this early in the morning and you are going to be in my class at 9:30, I'm teaching on "Why some people receive, and others don't."  Northsiders who have been around for a while will think, "didn't you just preach on that before back in November?"  Yep.  I rarely if ever do a repeat, but God told me to bring it at 9:30 this week, so that's what I'm doing.  It's always good to obey God.  

The message at 10:30...centers on faith versus fear.  A bunch of people are going to get de-frosted this morning.  Seriously.  Faith frees us, but fear freezes us.  Get ready to get defrosted!!!  Northside is going to be moving in power this morning, and believe me this is no hype or exaggeration. Be insane and stay home if you want to.  The rest of us will be in our right minds, and there... 

After service this morning I'm doing something else I love...choir luncheon and rehearsal with some of the finest peeps on the planet, after which I'll head to put things in order for leadership meeting at our house.  Once a month we meet with 31 leaders at our home for brainstorming, vision, leadership teaching and training, and prayer.  I always love doing this.  But especially right now, as we are in THE most strategic and important time EVER.  I can't share on the blog what it's all about...yet.  but we've had some major change in the works since January.   HUGE change is coming...a transition we've been working on for nine months now, and something's about to be birthed!!!  I for one am so pregnant with it, I'm about to POP!   This will truly be the church's finest hour...


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