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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

How to get promoted

My daughter and I had a special evening to ourselves last night. I took her to a Chinese restaurant, at her request. At the end of the meal we got our fortune cookies and both of us noted that we never eat the cookies and instead simply enjoy the message inside.

As soon as I opened my message (above), Savanna wanted to take a picture of it. This holds meaning for everyone -- for Savanna, for me and for you. And best of all it's biblical.


"A man's gift maketh room for him and bringeth him before great men." Proverbs 18:16

Faithfulness is where it's at. Promotion comes as we stay true in being a good steward of our time, talent, and treasure.

It may seem like nothing is happening. But as you stay faithful, realize that everything is happening. You can't see what's taking place but rest assured, a divine shift is occurring.

Be faithful in the times where you feel like things are at a standstill. Eventually a time comes when you realize all that God was doing back then to set you up. 

Comments

KJ said…
You have no idea how much I needed to read this today. I was praying, "God, I don't know what I need right now, but you do so please give it to me." This is it. Thank you for your faithfulness, PD!
Jessica Smith said…
I agree KJ! God's word is always on time!! God is faithfuL!
Thanks KJ! Glad this ministered to you. Much love

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