I love investing in the next generation of leaders. They are our future. I think we have an obligation to share our experiences and help them learn from our mistakes. This is a huge purpose of this blog.
Most of the ones I invest in these days are younger […] Continue Reading…
Encouraging our church to be a disciple-making church. Here is Part 2.
Follow Me – Discipleship part 2 from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
You can’t recruit leaders – at least not effectively – if you never develop a culture to do so.
Reproducing cultures reproduce leaders.
Finding new leaders is critical to the successful growth of any church or organization. Kingdom growth is greatly impacted by the numbers of leaders we can recruit.
Therefore, we must […] Continue Reading…
I speak with churches every week who want to grow again, but nothing they do seems to work. I have heard people say it’s often a vision problem. It could be, but I think they are likely other reasons.
In fact, the church – although it may not be living […] Continue Reading…
One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen leaders make is forgetting everyone doesn’t think like the leader.
I have personally made this mistake many times. We assume what we are thinking is what everyone else is thinking.
Wow! Time has proven this repeatedly.
The fact is people are different. […] Continue Reading…
Change takes time. There are no “quick fixes” in the world of change leadership. I’ve seen many leaders try to rush change through only to destroy themselves, the organization they are trying to change, or the change they are trying to make.
There are occasions, however, when the speed of […] Continue Reading…
We are getting serious about discipleship – even more serious!
Join us for Part 1:
Follow – Discipleship from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
“She Believes in Me” written by Steve Gibb and sung by Kenny Rogers has the power to improve your marriage.
Wow! Is this is misleading statement designed as a catchy phrase to get you to read a blog post?
I’m not saying I’d never do something like it, but I’m not […] Continue Reading…
I was meeting with a young pastor 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 he not discovered any. (I usually […] Continue Reading…
I once worked with a pastor on a leadership issue, which was causing harm to the church. The pastor wanted me to help him think through how to address the issue. It was a personnel issue – which are always the hardest.
One of the staff members was considered a […] Continue Reading…