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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

Idaho or Bust!!! Let's Get Connected!

I'm leavin' on a jet plane super early this morning, for Boise, Idaho!  Never been to Idaho and I'm super excited.

I am going for the purpose of being the speaker for the Idaho District of the Assemblies of God women's conference. Their theme for this weekend: GET CONNECTED!  (What a coincidence...I love connecting!)

Join me in prayer that the women of Idaho make a major connection with God this weekend. That they have a life changing power encounter!
 
If the Lord so lays it on your heart please pray all the way through the weekend. I will minister at the women's conference in Twin Falls through Saturday and then be preaching at River City Church in Boise on Sunday. I fly home to Tampa Monday, arriving super late and jumping back into my "normal life" whatever that is. Larry looked at me the other day and said, "Honey, there is no normal with you..." I chose to take that as a compliment. :) 

I will greatly miss my family and Celebration Church, but I do thank God for opportunities to connect with people everywhere.

During the month of May I'm away from home 1/3 of the month preaching and just finished preparing ELEVEN (count 'em E-L-E-V-E-N) messages for conferences this month. I feel like I just popped 11 babies out. No kidding. I'm tired and I haven't even preached them yet. Ha ha ha!!  

Oh...speaking of people EVERYWHERE...big news that I haven't shared yet here on the blog...


I was just asked by the Kenya Assemblies of God to come back for the 4th time! Their general superintendent extended the invitation for me to be the keynote speaker at their national women's conference in November 2014. I have been in constant prayer about going back since the last time I left Kenya. I always leave with many tears because I know how much I will desperately miss it until I return. A part of me is always there. Please begin to pray with me now about those meetings. I start the fasting and prayer early extra early for those. If you want to see a little bit of what God did on my last trips to Africa, go here. 

I know today's blog post was just an update of my travels, and thanks to those of you who read and pray. You are appreciated more than you know.  You ROCK!!

Much love ~

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