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Financial Recovery From Failure and Bankruptcy

Owning a business is challenging. Losing a business and filing for bankruptcy is even worse. That’s what happened to Mike and Sue. They struggled to see a way out, but then found the advice they needed to succeed. Learn what they did that ... ... Read Transcript


MIKE AND SUZANNE HAD A

RESTAURANT IN NEW YORK.

PEOPLE STARTED COMING AND

BUSINESS WAS GREAT.

I REALLY LOVED IT.

I LOVED SERVING PEOPLE AND IT

WAS A LOT OF FUN.

THE COUPLE KNEW HOW TO

MAKE

CUSTOMERS HAPPY BUT TERRIBLE

AT MANAGING THEIR MONEY AND

THEY SOON LOST THEIR

BUSINESS.

WE WERE OUT OF MONEY AND

IT

WAS LIKE LOSING MY HOUSE AND

WALKING AWAY IN SHAME AND NOW

WE HAD NO INCOME AND WE

WEREN'T GOING TO HAVE A HOUSE

AND WE WEREN'T GOING TO HAVE

JOBS.

SO IT WAS A DARK TIME.

BAYED TIME.

-- BAD TIME.

THEIR PASTOR DECIDED TO

HELP IF THEY WERE TO JUST

GIVE

10 PERCENT OF THEIR INCOME.

HOW COULD THIS BE TRUE

THAT

I WOULD BE TITHING ON $50 A

WEEK INCOME.

HOW WOULD I GIVE GOD 10

PERCENT?

HE SAID, MIKE, IF IT'S HARD

FOR YOU TO TITHES WHEN YOU

HAVE A LITTLE, THEN YOU WON'T

TITHES WHEN YOU HAVE A LOT.

THAT REALLY MADE AN

IMPRESSION

IF I CAN TITHES ON WHAT I HAD.

THEY THEN BEGAN TO

TITHES.

THEY TITHED ON THE INCOME AND

THE SANDWICH BUSINESS BECAME

A

SUCCESS.

IT GREW TO A COUPLE

HUNDRED

BUSINESSES THAT WE WERE

SERVING OUT OF OUR HOUSE.

GOD PROVIDED EACH DAY ALONG

THE WAY.

BEFORE LONG, THE BUSINESS

BECAME A FULL SCALE CATERING

COMPANY.

PEOPLE ASKED US FOR

CATERING EVENTS AND BIGGER

EVENTS AND BEFORE WE KNEW IT

WE WERE DOING JOBS THAT OTHER

PREMIER CATERERS WANTED AND

WE

WERE ABLE TO GET.

GOD TRAINED ME WHEN IN FACT I

DID GET MORE MONEY, I DIDN'T

SQUANDER IT.

MIKE AND SUZANNE ALSO GIVE

TO CBN.

I GIVE TO CBN BECAUSE THEY

ARE A TRIED AND TRUE MINISTRY

AND GOD HAS USED THEM IN MANY

WAYS AND I SEE THE WORK THEY

ARE DOING AND IT'S A MINISTRY

OF THE HEART.

THEY OWN SEVERAL OTHER

BUSINESSES IN THEIR COMMUNITY

AS WELL.

MIKE AND SUZANNE WOULD

TRIBUTE

THEIR SUCCESS TO GOD'S

FAITHFULNESS AND OBEDIENCE TO

GIVE.

WHEN I LEARNED THAT

PRINCIPAL OF TITHING, I

BELIEVE THERE WAS A

TRANSFORMATION IN MY MIND

ABOUT MONEY AND IT WASN'T

MIND

ANYMORE, IT WAS GOD'S AND WE

WERE ABLE TO USE IT.

I WAS AFRAID NOT TO TITHES

BECAUSE I HAD THAT CONFOR --

COMFORT IN KNOWING GOD WAS IN

CONTROL.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE THE

PRIORITY THAT GOD IS THE

OWNER

OF EVERYTHING AND YOU ARE

JUST

A STEWART, YOU CAN GET MIXED

UP.

RELYING ON HIM IS THE ANSWER.

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