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Financial Reserves for the Flock - Integrity Moments - May 15

  • 2018 May 15

Financial Reserves for the Flock

According to a Wall Street Journal article, Pitt Ohio, a Pittsburgh trucking company, learned from a University of Pittsburgh survey that drivers who reported financial stress had more accidents.

To improve their safety record and their driver’s lives Pitt Ohio established a goal of every employee having a $1,000 emergency fund. Each employee who saved $19 a week for 6 months received $56 from the company.

Pitt Ohio’s safety record dramatically improved and 50% of their employees have participated in the voluntary program.

1 Peter 5:2 says, “Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing.”

God calls us to shepherd our people well. Sometimes being a good shepherd even comes with gain for the business.

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