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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

Moan-Worthy Hot Crab Dip...(A Recipe!)
And Other Things Happening This Weekend.

The word of the day is: scurry.

Scurry 
 Verb; to go or move quickly or in haste.

 
This weekend is our Christmas open house for church leadership.

It takes me about two and a half days to get ready for this, and it's always a great time. Today I'm cooking up a storm and scurrying to get the house ready as well.

Some posts from previous Christmas open houses are here at this link, if you'd like to get some ideas and other recipes if you're having a holiday party.

 One of the favorite recipes I always serve at this event is hot crab dip. So simple and so good. 



Hot Crab Dip

Ingredients:
1 cup crab meat (I prefer white - jumbo lump, not claw)
2 (8 oz) packages of cream cheese
1 cup sour cream
¼ cup mayonnaise
¼ tsp onion salt
1 tsp. dry mustard
¾ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
Old Bay Seasoning to taste



Directions:
 I use a variety of crab meat depending on what is available. If fresh is available I always choose it, if not I will use 2 cans of white crabmeat, drained well.   Mix cream cheese, sour cream, mayo, onion salt, dry mustard, and Worcestershire sauce.  Add crab meat and mix.  Place in casserole dish that has been lightly greased or sprayed with oil, and sprinkle with Old Bay.  Cover with lid or foil.  Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes.  Serve with Ritz Crackers or corn chips.  My favorite to serve it with is Fritos Scoops.

Enjoy!


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