The reason a business exists is profit.
That's not a popular thing to say. It sounds sounds cold and greedy. It's missing all the feel-good things like glorifying God in our work. Helping our community. Using our gifts. Leaving our mark on the world.
All of those things should absolutely be part of business. But it's healthy to peel them away and recognize that if you're not consistently turning a profit (or on your way there), you're really not in business–you've got an expensive...