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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

I see a ray of hope...


Did you ever have one of those times like when you are preparing for holidays, vacations, special church events, etc. and you are working so hard on getting ready for it that it seems totally overwhelming?  You envision yourself "there" and on the other side of all of the work it took you to just get to the big day.  It's like that for me right  now.  I have had a tremendous amount of work to do to be ready for Monday.  I see a ray of hope...light at the end of this tunnel.  It's going to be so glorious once the day actually gets here. As each new thing gets accomplished on my checklist I sense a ray of hope on the horizon.

If you are going through a hard time today and can't see the light at the end of your tunnel, be encouraged by Romans 8:18, "I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us."

The big reveal is coming...keep going!

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