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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

Special prayer for someone still missing in Haiti

This request comes from one of my co-workers at NextJob, a job coach named Dale Falini.  I was very touched by this request and am asking all of my blog readers to join me in praying for this miracle.

This is a note from Dale that I am copying here with her permission:



" I am asking that you join me in prayer today for my next door neighbor, David Hames. He was in Haiti, as a videographer for Compassion. He is still missing. He was in the Hotel Montana lobby when the quake hit. He was with another Compassion worker, Dan Woolley, who was pulled out of the rubble on Friday. Dan attends my church and just came home last night. Dan has been able to give details to rescuers about where David was in the Lobby. David had his backpack with him that he takes on video shoots and his wife tells me that it is always full of water and granola bars. So we are praying for a miracle and I hope you will join me. David and Renee have 2 small boys. Renee is clinging to her faith and Psalm 91. But it has been a horrific ride for her as misinformation has come in and the search and rescue at the hotel was called off for awhile. They are back at it and we are hopeful. I've attached a picture of David, doing what he loved. Thanks for your prayers."  ~ Dale Falini 

Thank you, friends for joining me in lifting up David and Renee, and their entire circle of friends and family.

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Melissa said…
We will add David to our prayer list. God knows exactly where he is and we will pray they find him quick!

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