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…
I’m an avid runner. It’s my best thinking time. If I’m out of town, I usually run longer distances because of the new surroundings. I’ve had some glorious running experiences.
Here are my favorite cities (communities) in which to run, somewhat in order:
New York City
San Francisco, CA
Lexington, […] Continue Reading…
I read an article recently that suggested the majority of senior leaders think extroversion is necessary to be an effective senior leader. Obviously — and hopeful I am correct — I disagree. In fact, I see benefits in being an introverted senior leader.
I also know people who can’t believe […] Continue Reading…
I have seen, and probably been accused of, dumping responsibilities on people inappropriately and calling it delegation. That form of delegation actually does more harm than good for an organization, because it leaves projects undone or completed sub-par, kills employee morale and motivation, and keeps the mission of the […] Continue Reading…
I’ve planted two churches. In each plant, God overwhelmed us continually with what He did among us. I feel humbled and blessed to be a part of such healthy environments God uses to reach people with the Good News of Jesus Christ.
I have learned a few things in the […] Continue Reading…
I was in the business world longer than I’ve been a pastor, so I’m still relatively “new” in the field of vocational ministry. I do have many years of experience with life and leadership. It has been amazing to watch how those principles have transferred for God’s glory into […] Continue Reading…
Psalm 103 Sermon from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
I’ve made many bad decisions in my leadership. Thankfully, the longer I lead, the more I develop warning signs I’m about to make another. I think these may apply to all leaders.
These aren’t full proof. They don’t mean you are definitely making a bad decision. But, they are […] Continue Reading…
I was in a community program recently talking about regionalism.
Websters defines regionalism as:
1 a: consciousness of and loyalty to a distinct region with a homogeneous population
b: development of a political or social system based on one or more such areas
2: emphasis on regional locale and characteristics
This particular gathering was a regional leadership development program sponsored by regional economic development groups. We were representative of several adjoining counties trying to decide how we could work together better […] Continue Reading…
One of the hardest parts of leading for me has been the things I’ve had to learn or do that may have been contrary to the way I would have naturally done them.
For example, I like to be in control of my surroundings. I don’t like the feeling of being […] Continue Reading…