By Ron Edmondson on Sep 11, 2023
Every leader at some point faces a crisis of belief in their leadership – or what he or she is attempting to lead.
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 7, 2023
The truth is, the best leaders I know have a limp of some nature. It may not be visible, but if you are around them long, they will display remnants of a previous injury.
By Ron Edmondson on Apr 2, 2023
Ron Edmondson: "God calls people to seemingly impossible tasks. It gives Him glory when I can’t do something, but He can."
By Ron Edmondson on Feb 5, 2023
"Not that I seek the approval of man, but I wanted to be part of a church that would truly make a difference in our community, so much so that if we were gone, people would miss us."
By Ron Edmondson on Nov 1, 2022
"All of us make mistakes and occasionally need someone to help us become better at what we do. This should always be the end goal of correction."
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 24, 2022
"One struggle I’ve witnessed consistently with leaders – including this one – is we drown in information overload. There are more good ideas than we can ever implement."
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 10, 2022
In my experience, there are commonalities of dysfunction. If you have been on a dysfunctional team you’ve probably seen one or more of the common traits. See if any of these seem familiar.
By Ron Edmondson on Sep 2, 2022
There is one truth about leadership every leader must understand, but is difficult to receive by some leaders. The probability is good you won’t like this truth either.
By Ron Edmondson on Aug 19, 2022
Do you want people to get along, support one another, and join forces to achieve the vision? Of course you do. All leaders want their teams to cooperate.
By Ron Edmondson on Aug 14, 2022
I have learned in my years of leadership – I only know what I know. And, many times I don’t know much.
By Ron Edmondson on Jul 31, 2022
One of the hardest things I do in ministry is interact with those who are no longer in ministry, but wish they were. They’ve been derailed. They messed up and either they got caught or the guilt got the best of them and they confessed. Watching this process over the years there appear to be some common reasons failure occurs. It doesn’t start at the failure. It starts months – and, perhaps years – prior. My hope is if we expose some of them we can catch a few people before it is too late.
By Ron Edmondson on Jul 26, 2022
"Suddenly I was feeling a stirring in my stomach. I became slightly nervous. It was a brief encounter, but I quickly realized I was being reminded of a few very painful experiences in my own leadership and life. I was recalling the emotions of betrayal."
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 24, 2022
For those of you in the vocational ministry, let me offer some reflections on 42 years of ministry.
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 10, 2022
As difficult as forgiveness may be to extend, it is often a most important ingredient in healthy relationships and in being a completely healthy person.
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 9, 2022
Understanding forgiveness doesn’t make it easier to forgive, but it does make it more meaningful. I believe understanding the process could make us more likely to offer the forgiveness we are commanded to give.