Dr. Martin Luther King wasn’t perfect.
And that should be encouraging to all of us.
I’m reminded of the great prophet Elijah from the Bible. God used him once to hold back the rain. He was fed by ravens. He kept a widow and her son alive — miraculously.
Yet, […] Continue Reading…
One of the best delivered speeches — ever.
Love the Biblical references.
Life On Mission – Sovereignty of God from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?” Mark 4:38 NIV
I have been told that the stern is the strongest part of the boat. The Creator of the universe was asleep there.
The One […] Continue Reading…
Let’s be honest. Leadership is an attractive subject to many. I talk with so many younger people, and some my age, who want to be in leadership. They may feel they’ve been passed up, haven’t been given their chance (or second chance) or they sometimes they are patiently (or […] Continue Reading…
This is a guest post by my friend Tim Stevens. Tim is a team leader with the Vanderbloemen Search Group, an executive search firm that helps churches and ministries find great leaders. Previously he was the executive pastor at Granger Community Church in Granger, Indiana. During his twenty years there, […] Continue Reading…
I have the opportunity to talk with young pastors each week. I also interact regularly with those who are preparing for the pastorate. I love investing in the next generation of leaders and am thankful for those who invested in me.
One of those pastors in training recently asked […] Continue Reading…
I have had conflict most of my life between what I think I want and what I really need.
Most people share this conflict with me.
That conflict also appears in our children as well.
We don’t have to teach children to struggle with determining between wants and needs. It’s a natural […] Continue Reading…
My son Nate preached for me recently. I think you’ll be challenged and encouraged.
Life on Mission, Week 1 from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
Words are powerful.
As leaders, the words we use make a difference. A huge difference.
I recently posted statements Jesus made that are life-giving.
As we seek to be like Him, we have an opportunity within our influence to be people-builders. Speak life-giving words.
For good and bad, my life has been greatly […] Continue Reading…