We went to a restaurant in a major city recently. The only parking available was valet parking. The funny thing was that we drove to the parking lot where we would be valeted. We parked our car, got out of the car, handed the keys to the valet, [...] Continue Reading…
It won’t break you -
Unless you allow it to do so. You may feel it has, but failure doesn’t have to define you. The choice of how you respond to failure is always up to you.
It might just make you -
You will learn more from failure than from everything [...] Continue Reading…
I received this email after a recent post:
Have just finished your blog post “7 Casualties of a People Pleaser in Leadership”. I recognize I am a People Pleaser Pastor. How do I turn the tide on this? How do I stop? I am seeing tension mounting on the [...] Continue Reading…
Jesus Is Servant from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
Can’t be stored in a bank vault.
Doesn’t have a price tag
Isn’t subject to recessions, bankruptcies or economic downturns.
For those who need a reminder.
This is a guest post by Matt Mitchell, a local church pastor and the author of Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue a new book on a topic about which I care deeply.
So, you don’t want to gossip, right? If you’re like me, you don’t want [...] Continue Reading…
I’ve always strived to be a delegator. I know I’ve written posts on it before…how to do it successfully…that kind of garbage. But, that’s before I knew the skinny on delegation. So, that’s it. I’m done. No more delegation for me.
I’m dumping delegation for good.
Here’s what I discovered…
7 [...] Continue Reading…
You don’t need leadership if there is no risk involved.
You don’t need leadership to maintain status quo.
You don’t need leadership if it doesn’t involve change.
You don’t need leadership if you already have all the answers.
You don’t need leadership if every outcome is predetermined.
You don’t need leadership to manage current [...] Continue Reading…
Have you ever navigated change through muddy water?
Have you ever had to lead change when no one knew for sure what change was needed? Or when there wasn’t clear agreement on where the organization needs to go? Or when some players on the team were uncommitted or complacent? Or [...] Continue Reading…
Is work a curse or a blessing?
I have heard that question all my life. And the various opinions associated with the answers. Even for those who have careers in ministry…is it a blessing or a curse?
During such discussions, some who answer “blessing” have even told me that ministry is [...] Continue Reading…