Never Miss An Opportunity Again

I love being able to respond to opportunities as they present themselves. I am not talking about possibilities. I am referring to legitimate opportunities, things that the organization should and wants to take advantage of when they come available. (Read HERE for a post explaining the difference in possibilities and opportunities.) […] Continue Reading…

Ron Edmondson Blog Reader Survey

My blog is written as a part of what I sense to be the call of God on my life. I have been called to be a Kingdom-builder and this blog gives me an opportunity to expand my ministry beyond my local church. I want to continue to make it better and meet the needs and desires of my readers. It will help me do that better if I know more about you. That’s why I have created my first ever reader survey. […] Continue Reading…

Spiritual Growth and Maturity Survey

As a part of my Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University I am to conduct a qualitative research project. I wrote about the master’s program in yesterday’s post. Read it HERE. I decided to survey the spiritual health of our church by asking a cross-section of people questions about their own spiritual maturity and growth. […] Continue Reading…

Master’s In Organizational Leadership (WHY?)

I have been asked consistently for the past year why I would subject myself to the discipline of obtaining a second master’s degree. I have a seminary master’s in counseling, but last year I began work on a master’s in organizational leadership from Eastern University in Philadelphia. I should finish this degree in early 2010. […] Continue Reading…

Warning Markers – Danger!

I think Paul is saying to the Corinthians, “You see the immoral culture around you. You don’t have to participate. You can’t choose to be different. You have the ability to flee temptation.” I believe we can love the people of the culture without falling into the sins of the day. It’s a challenge, one that I struggle with daily, but one that is made possible by Christ’s power working in us. […] Continue Reading…

Accommodating Versus Ignoring Criticism

As a leader, I have learned that there are times with the criticism is dead-on and something I need to hear and other times when I need to dismiss it and continue in the direction I feel God has led me to go. Knowing when to accommodate the critic and when to ignore the criticism is a careful balance leaders face often. […] Continue Reading…