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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

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The results aren't in yet because we haven't experienced this weekend yet but I know what's going off in my spirit, and it's going to be a time like NO OTHER!  There's going to be a release of God's anointing and power and we're not just going to be stirred -- we're going to be CHANGED.   I decree and declare it! 


This morning I'm getting ready to leave for Orlando for our Celebration Church Women's Life Coaching retreat.  We go away a few times a year together -- sometimes to attend other conferences together, to take us to a new level as individuals and as a group.  However, this time it's "just us" and I am going to have the next few days to focus on nothing but pouring into these precious ladies all that God has given me for them for this time.       

They love it when we go away for any purpose but this time...there's a special kind of stirring in them that I sense...maybe it's what's going on in Celebration right now, I don't know, but we are just at a place that we've never been before.  And that is taking LC to a new level where we've never been before.  

Our friends Bernie and Lisa Currie (also leaders in our church) have been away in Boston the past two weeks on vacation and last night Bernie told my husband that since he's been back tons of people have been coming up to him saying, "Ahhhhhh Bernie, you just wouldn't believe what's been going on around here the last two weeks...it's unexplainable and amazing!" I told Lisa a bit of it and she just had tears in her eyes, thanking God for His goodness.  I really can't wait for Sunday for them to experience it for themselves so I can stop trying to explain it!  :)  I also can't wait for Sunday in addition to a host of other reasons, because it seems my voice will probably be back by then!  Yay!  I'm still dealing with some strain but I really expect it to be at capacity on Sunday.

I stayed up until about 2:20 am putting some finishing touches on my messages for the weekend and getting other things packed and ready.  I'm so ready for what God is going to do!  I can't wait to experience the details!!!

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