I don’t have a perfect marriage. I have a good marriage. We work at it. We are intentional. I would even say we have a really good marriage – but, it’s not perfect.
It isn’t perfect, because our marriage – probably like yours – is a work in progress. […] Continue Reading…
Do you want to harness the greatest power in your organization?
The best assets of your church, business or non-profit never appear on your balance sheet.
The truth is any organization is only as good as the people within it. Take the greatest idea and put the wrong people behind it and […] Continue Reading…
You’ve failed. It was huge. Perhaps you did it on purpose. Maybe it was an accident. You may have stumbled into gradually over time or suddenly.
Bottom line: You did it. It was wrong. There’s no sense denying it now.
What you do next will determine if – and how […] Continue Reading…
I’ve written before about my discipline of exercise. Honestly, it has to be one of the keys to me being effective in life and leadership. I can tell the difference in productivity when I exercise and when I don’t.
There are always seasons where the weather doesn’t cooperate, I’m […] Continue Reading…
So much has been written about the Millennial generation. They may possibly be the most studied and documented generation – and, I thought this honor would go to my Baby-Boomer generation. Millennials have unique challenges. The world has been quite different during their lifetime. Fast change. New technologies. Increasing […] Continue Reading…
Your response to anything – and especially your response to God – will be determined by what you resolve in your heart and mind.
This was the second message in our series “New”, but it might be the most important.
New Resolve from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
This is a requested guest post from Ministry Library. I don’t do these for profit. I only do then when I believe in the oppportunity.
4 Ways a Team Grows Together
Some people hate those personality tests but they have made a huge difference for our team. There are tons out […] Continue Reading…
I remember an especially hard year as a leader. It was so bad several members of our staff had told me where I was letting them down. So much for having an “open door policy”. The next year I closed the door.
Not really, but this was a year […] Continue Reading…
A spiritual leader, in my opinion, is called to lead well.
All leaders should lead well, but when one claims to be a follower of Christ their leadership reflects on his or her walk with Christ.
I have learned personally that leading well requires discipline. It doesn’t happen naturally.
Here are 7 […] Continue Reading…
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. Proverbs 17:17
Wounds from a friend can be trusted… Proverbs 27:6
rebuke |riˈbyoōk|verb [ trans. ]
express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions
Years ago I had a friend tell me I was hanging out with the wrong people. I listened to the advice, switched my sphere of influence, and looking back, it’s one of the best decisions I ever made, considering the different paths our lives took.
There are times when you have to rebuke a friend. Sometimes the most loving thing you can do is to tell another where he or she is doing wrong. If you choose to accept the assignment of rebuking a friend, you should be sure you are correct in your assessment, you should pray through the correct timing of your approach, and you should address the person and not others to keep from spreading gossip.
When that time comes, here are 5 ways to rebuke a friend: […] Continue Reading…