Jesus had an inner circle of leadership.
It sounds exclusive. And it was.
But you should have one too.
Matthew 15:32 Then Jesus called his disciples to him and said, “I have compassion on the crowd because they have been with me now three days and have nothing to eat. [...] Continue Reading…
Years ago I was serving on a team where there was a consistent idea killer. Whenever anyone on the team presented an idea, regardless of the idea’s merit, this person would shoot it down. He always saw the glass as half empty and was negative about everything. It’s okay [...] Continue Reading…
Here are 7 ways to make yourself invaluable to a team:
Be a chief encourager. Be one who helps people feel better about themselves and their contribution to the team.
Support the vision and direction. Be honest about it, but be a verbal proponent of the overall objectives of the team [...] Continue Reading…
After years of leading change I’ve discovered some things about the process. One of those discoveries is that change will face resistance. All change.
Surprised by that revelation? Not if you’ve ever led change.
If the change has any value at all, someone will not agree — at least initially.
There is [...] Continue Reading…
Romans 1:16-17 – Intentional Faith from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
Being in a leadership position is no guarantee we are leading. Holding the title of leader isn’t an indication one actually leads.
Leading by definition is an active term. It means we are taking people somewhere. And, even the best leaders have periods — even if ever so briefly [...] Continue Reading…
I’ve never used this blog for this purpose but I decided to give it a try.
We are looking for a worship leader.
The job title is actually Associate Worship Pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church.
But, who needs titles anyway? (Okay, some do)
But, this is so much more than a title. And, [...] Continue Reading…
There are some lessons that are only learned the hard way.
One of those has to do with working with creatives.
I used to think when leading creatives, the key was to free them to create.
I’ve learned — the hard way — that freedom alone for a creative can spell disaster. [...] Continue Reading…
I love being a dad. I have a lot of titles, but this is one of my favorites.
Long story short, I grew up much of my childhood without a father in the home. It left some scars, but one thing it did was make me very intentional to attempt [...] Continue Reading…
John 3 – Nicodemus from ron edmondson on Vimeo.