There was a saying when I was growing up an older generation used often — I don’t hear it as much anymore.
“Don’t forget where you came from.”
And, if you were one of my relatives — talking to me — you might have said it with emphasis.
“Don’t forget where you […] Continue Reading…
Psalm 86 Sermon from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
There is a fourth “C” to finding good team members.
I have discovered it the hard way.
You’ve possibly heard of the 3 C’s of finding the best team members. I think Bill Hybels is often credited with them. I agree with all three.
Bill Hybels is a genius leader. I agree […] Continue Reading…
There are four seasons of leadership. Misunderstanding this can lead to frustration.
Some plant – Some leaders sow seeds. They are used to start something new. As a church planter of two churches, we planted a lot of seeds. I love knowing those churches are still thriving, Kingdom-building churches. […] Continue Reading…
This is a Guest Post by Thom S. Rainer. Dr. Rainer is president of Lifeway Christian Resources. His blog is fast becoming a “go to” resource for church leaders. I respect him as a leader, pastor, father and fellow introverted friend.
Four Reasons the Great Commission Becomes the Great […] Continue Reading…
I previously posted this several years ago, before we were empty-nesters. I believe more in it today than I did then. Sadly, as someone who studies marriages, I see more and more marriages that are just going through the routines of marriage without really enjoying the journey. At the […] Continue Reading…
Core :: Romans 8 from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
About once a week I talk with a minister — usually a younger minister — who is miserable in their current context. It isn’t always because the workplace is miserable. Sometimes it’s a misfit for them personally. Sometimes it is an unhealthy culture or a controlling leader.
Many times, even […] Continue Reading…
How do you respond when crisis comes to the team you lead?
I love the leadership displayed during a scene in “It’s a Wonderful Life” where George Bailey is about to leave for his honeymoon and panic struck the Building and Loan. As the president, he was forced to avert […] Continue Reading…
Leader, let me share one of the best things you can do to better empower your team.
And, in full disclosure, I’m the worst at this, but it’s something I’m striving to do better.
You want to fully empower your team?
Here’s what you do:
Release them from responsibility.
Whenever you can…
Often as leaders […] Continue Reading…