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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

What God is doing

Since June 27, 2010, there has been a revolution at Celebration Church.  It happened within three months time.

That Sunday is significant for a few reasons but I'll only share one here today.

Since that time, 15 new families have been added to Celebration Church.  These are not people who came once or twice and faded out.  They are not casual attenders.  We're talking "all the time people."  Most of these people have only missed one, or two Sundays if at all since that Sunday.  Tonight I have a list of all those people's names, to share in detail with our leadership as we celebrate what GOD HAS DONE. We can't thank and praise Him enough for His favor.

This month is pastor appreciation and in addition to the board members talking to the church every Sunday morning about this, (and doing a fantastic job!) I also taught on this subject yesterday at life coaching and shared with the women unique things about the pastoral role, and how they can be of most help to their pastors not just during pastor appreciation month, but all the time, to be an integral part of seeing God's will and purpose fulfilled.  Tonight we have leaders meeting and our leaders are going to teach on that subject.

Can't wait to hear what they're going to say!
Can't wait to see what God is going to do in service today!
Can't wait to see who's life is changed!
Can't wait to see who walks in the doors next and how many families we add TODAY!

I know it's going to be amazing.

The next breakthrough is on the way!

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