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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

More shout outs, and my own "Still"

On this Fun Friday, I'd like to do some more shout outs to people who are out there saying things that do my heart good.

First, here's someone I think a lot of, Dr. Carolyn Tennant, and her article,  Don't Do Anything Stupid!, which is a great word to the wise for ministers. 

Then there's this post that warmed my heart by Pastor Lisa called "Still".  Why don't you read her list and make your own "Still" list?  In fact, that's what I'm going to end this post with...

Still happily serving Jesus!

Still passionate about serving His people, despite many dangers, toils and snares, His grace has been sufficient!


Still married, and heading toward year 24, more grateful than ever for the solid, faithful, Godly man I have.

Still a worshipper at the core.

Still love my man!  

Still convinced it's possible to raise pure children who walk in God's ways!

Still believe the same gospel I've been preaching for 23 years, even STRONGER today than I did before!

Still standing no matter what the devil has ever tried...

Still laughing...lots!!!

Still battling the bulge, but committed to triumph!  Victory is just a matter of time!

Still love sunsets!

Still standing on the full counsel of God's Word.

Still believe in the power of prayer.

Still passionate about a demonstration of the spirit's power,  and healing!  C'mon Jesus!

Still learning.

Still writing.  Will NEVER stop.  N-E-V-E-R.  

Still moving forward.

Still love riding my bike and rollerskating.

Still loving swinging on the swings.

Still love my dogs with all my heart though they chew on my things.

Still frustrated by disorganization, laziness and entitlement whenever and wherever I encounter it.

Still think about Africa every day and pray for my loved ones there.  

Still hoping for another Mustang someday but even if I don't get one it's all good because everything that means anything to me is already in heaven, or is something I can take there (family/friends who know Him).

Comments

Thanks for the shout out PD! And there has been a shift in our our home! Hallelujah! You give me a date for Unstoppable and I can start saving my pennies and come! Muah!

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