It goes something like this:
Great (God) thought.
I love it.
This will preach.
Why did I pick this topic?
This message stinks!
I wish I had another week
It’s coming together
Now that’ll preach.
Let’s do this!
I wish I had said it this way.
Time to do it again.
Can anyone identity?
Leadership is never easy. To lead well requires unique abilities.
Here are 7:
Ability to stand alone – You don’t have to always stand alone as a leader. In fact, that should never be the goal, but there will be times it takes others time to catch the vision you are [...] Continue Reading…
I was meeting with a young pastor recently who wants to grow as a leader. He lives in small town. He is young, but his staff is even younger. There are not a lot of seasoned leaders in his church…or at least not that he has discovered. (I usually [...] Continue Reading…
A pastor friend, Robby Gallaty, releases a new book this month on making disciples. I’m impressed with Robby’s story and want you to know about his work. Here’s a quick interview with Robby about Growing Up Book:
Robby, why you are so passionate about making disciples?
In 2002, I experienced a [...] Continue Reading…
Spiritual Warfare from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
If I were starting a blog today…I’d do things differently than when I started this one.
I’d be offline for at least 30 days.
If I had enough patience…maybe several months.
And, I’d write…just write.
As much or as often as I felt like it.
I’d sharpen my craft.
I’d build a great blog [...] Continue Reading…
…Trust the one to whom you delegate.
I hear from leaders continually who say they don’t delegate, because they don’t trust that the work will be done to their expectations. I get that. But, even if you don’t trust the people to whom you should be delegating…don’t avoid delegation. You’ll [...] Continue Reading…
The speed of change is always relative…
I may feel like we are moving at a snail’s pace.
Others may feel we are moving at rocket speed.
The speed of change is relative to…
Our propensity or aversion to change…
The degree of comfort we’ve established in what we are doing now…
Who initiated the [...] Continue Reading…
“I’m telling you stuff I wouldn’t tell anyone else. I would appreciate you not sharing it. I’m not one to spread rumors.”
That was from the guy behind Cheryl and me at a ball game recently. Loud talker guy.
I thought to myself, “That’s exactly how rumors start.”
In fact, I probably [...] Continue Reading…
In my career, I work with a lot of people in a lot of settings. You might say my job involves a lot of relationships. And, in the process, I have learned the key to healthy relationships is communication. Communication is an art of sorts. Some are better at [...] Continue Reading…