James Chapter 3 in our series Everyday Sunday.
James 3 from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
Men, want to show you’re wife she’s loved this weekend?
Let me offer a few suggestions:
Give her the best time of your weekend.
Do something with her you know she enjoys – even if it’s not your favorite thing to do.
Share a dessert with her. (Ouch! This one hurts […] Continue Reading…
This is a guest post. Honestly, I don’t do a lot of them, but this is an important topic. I can’t help but believe it impacts leadership. I know it impacts the church. The only thing I would add – or further emphasize – is to recognize the battle […] Continue Reading…
It has been well documented today’s culture craves authenticity in leadership. It shouldn’t be, but many times it is hard to find in leadership, even in the church. One of the fastest way for a leader to lose loyal followers is to fall short in the area of authenticity.
Last […] Continue Reading…
Have you ever heard the phrase “odd person out”?
It means you don’t fit. You don’t measure up for some reason. You are excluded. Being odd person out can hurt if for some unfair reason one is descriminated against.
While I certainly can’t claim discrimination the way many people understand […] Continue Reading…
The larger role of responsibility or the higher position you hold in an organization, the more you must discipline and free yourself for future-tense thinking.
I remember explaining this concept to a senior pastor. His church had stalled. As I learned more about the church, it wasn’t surprising to me. […] Continue Reading…
As a leader, there are many times I feel like the mediator between opposing viewpoints. I’m steering our team towards a common, shared vision, but there are a myriad of opinions in how we accomplish the vision. This sometimes causes conflict.
Conflict is many times seen as a sign of […] Continue Reading…
I want to give a tribute to the mother who has no children.
I’ve always been sensitive this time of year to the mothers without children.
You know the ones.
They never had children.
For whatever reason.
Some never tried.
Some never could.
Some tried, could, and lost their child.
And, for many it’s a hidden pain […] Continue Reading…
I must admit I have a good number of pet peeves in leadership. Leadership is hard. But, there are some principals in leadership, which simply need to be adhered to for good leadership.
Let me share a story as an illustration of one of my pet peeves.
Years ago, […] Continue Reading…