As a leader, there have been numerous times when I have been in over my head with the challenges and opportunities I was facing. God seems to call me to huge tasks.
I suspect if you’re a leader, you understand. I think He does that to many people! It keeps [...] Continue Reading…
I’ve never been a proponent of the saying “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. Sometimes you need a change and nothing is “broke”. It just isn’t as good as it could be, it’s keeping other things from being better, or it’s soon going to be broke unless you [...] Continue Reading…
If you want to be in leadership get comfortable with change. It’s part of the experience of every leader. The best leaders get accustomed to leading change.
Every leader deals with change, but in my experience, some handle it better than others. There are change agent leaders who seem to have [...] Continue Reading…
Cheryl and I are in a good season of life and marriage. We’ve been empty-nesters for a few years now — we’ve adjusted — it was hard missing our boys at first — but now life is good. Really good.
This weekend we had a destination wedding (I love those) [...] Continue Reading…
Psalm 51 Sermon from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
I sent out a couple of tweets recently that received some attention. They had the hashtag #ThingsGodMightSay and were intentionally designed to encourage people.
In my work, I always know a lot of struggling people. I see social media as an outlet for ministry.
So, I decided to expand on the [...] Continue Reading…
Every leader needs to balance the tension of “leading for me and leading for the organization.”
I balance it everyday.
Here’s what I mean.
I’m sometimes going to lead for me. My preferences. My tastes. My individual style is going to be reflected in the church. That’s part of leadership.
I’m certain leadership [...] Continue Reading…
All my life I’ve been a wisdom seeker. I have had some great leadership influence in my life. Beginning with my high school principal when I was student body president and a man in retail who took interest in me in college, I’ve been blessed with good role models.
Looking [...] Continue Reading…
Those who succeed in the future workplace must be innovative. Adaptable. Able to change quickly.
You knew that, right?
It’s not an option these days.
It’s mandatory just to keep up with the pace of change. We can wish for days gone by, but to keep up, leaders will have to stretch [...] Continue Reading…
What good dads do — like nobody else can do.
There are no perfect ones — except our Heavenly Dad — but good dads try. Every good dad I [...] Continue Reading…