I was interviewed recently for a leadership podcast. One of the questions took me by surprise at first. I have been interviewed for this type of thing many times and so answers usually come fairly easily. They didn’t this time. At least to this question.
What has been your [...] Continue Reading…
Leadership and the Bible
The more I write about leadership and the church the more my critics say I shouldn’t.
You knew I have critics, right?
I get push back for focusing so much on leadership on this blog. It’s like I’m being blasphemous. Like pastor and leader shouldn’t go [...] Continue Reading…
I have a pet peeve about leadership. Actually lots.
But, this one is especially strong.
I have a pet peeve against controlling leadership.
I hate it. It’s so counter-productive to progress. It holds the team back from reaching it’s full potential. It stifles leaders. It never builds healthy teams.
And, the fact is [...] Continue Reading…
Saul told his son Jonathan and all the attendants to kill David. 1 Samuel 19:1
David was minding his own business one day, tending sheep, when God called him to be a king. Talk about a God moment.
He didn’t ask to be king, but God said he was the one. [...] Continue Reading…
One of the responsibilities of a leader is to be consistently looking forward for the organization. A leader has to continually be asking the question: What’s next? That’s a critical key to continued growth of the organization.
The problem for me comes with the immediate demands on my time. The now cliché statement [...] Continue Reading…
John Chapter One shares helpful insight into the leadership of Jesus.
I’ve written previously about Jesus’ leadership style.
12 Leadership Principles of Jesus I admire
Leadership Under Stress — The Jesus Model
In John Chapter One, I saw three more principles.
When Jesus began to organize a team, He used practices which maybe helpful [...] Continue Reading…
Okay, this one will get me into trouble. Especially if the shoe fits. Wait for the comments on this one.
But I have to ask…
When did Christians become so mean?
Not all Christians. Most Christians I know are nice. Very nice.
But, I’ve met some mean ones lately.
Now, let me be clear. [...] Continue Reading…
You know you made a mistake. It’s just a matter of time before someone finds out.
What do you do now?
I have often watched leaders struggle to recover from a mistake made that probably didn’t have to be as personally or professionally damaging to them as it was. They simply [...] Continue Reading…
3.2.14 Sermon from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
This is a guest post by my friend Jordan, who lives in Louisville, KY where she works as Account Coordinator for Heartland Communications Consultants, Inc. She enjoys blogging on a variety of topics including career, family, God, or most often, the awkward moments of the twenty-something life. To read [...] Continue Reading…