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Leadership in Marriage: I Now Pronounce You Leader and Co-Leader

Ron Edmondson

A Lieutenant in the US Navy and a 2010 Naval Academy graduate, he has been training and performing as an operational leader for more than ten years. A Guest Post by Timothy Paul At the time of this writing, I have been married for ten months.

Five Personal Reflection Questions to Evaluate Your Year and Start the New Year Right

Ron Edmondson

Planning For A Better Year In 2010. I’m a reflective person. This time of year — when we start to see all the “best of” reflections online and in the news, I like to do my own personal reflection. How was the year? What can we learn from it?

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My Top 5 Books This Year – Book Giveaway | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » My Top 5 Books This Year – Book Giveaway My Top 5 Books This Year – Book Giveaway December 21, 2010 in Leadership , Ministry with 63 Comments Winners of the my favorite book giveaway: @rlscovens Jason Stewart Congratulations…They each get their choice of one of my five favorite books of 2010! Here are my top 5 books for 2010.

Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 1 | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 1 Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 1 December 27, 2010 in Encouragement , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 39 Comments This week, as we head into a new year, I want to help you think through life planning.

Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Forgiveness | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Ministry » Christians » Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Forgiveness Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Forgiveness December 21, 2010 in Christians , Encouragement , Jesus , Ministry with 6 Comments Jesus came to be a Savior!

Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 4 | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 4 Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 4 December 30, 2010 in Encouragement , Family , Leadership , Life Plan , Uncategorized , Vision with 6 Comments We’ve been writing a life plan this week.

A Dozen Challenges for a New Year

Ron Edmondson

Planning For A Better Year In 2010. I posted some of these last year…but feel some of actually applied again…and I changed a few of them. Here are 12 challenges for the new year: Quit trying to be someone else – God made you to be you and He didn’t make a mistake.

Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 3 | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 3 Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 3 December 29, 2010 in Encouragement , Family , Innovation , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 9 Comments This week we are writing life plans for the coming year.

What does the sign of Christmas say? | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

December 24, 2010 in Culture , Encouragement , Jesus , Ministry with 7 Comments Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord. Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » What does the sign of Christmas say? What does the sign of Christmas say? This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.

Dancing Priest: How a Book Was Born

Ron Edmondson

In 2010, a small publisher here in the St. This is a guest post by Glynn Young. Glynn authored a book that I can literally say is going to be one of my all time favorites, and I just read it last month. And, it’s fiction.

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How to Guarantee Success in the New Year

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Related posts: Planning For A Better Year In 2010. The Lord said to Abram: Go out from your land, your relatives, and your father’s house. to the land that I will show you. I will make you into a great nation, I will bless you, I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, I will curse those who treat you with contempt, and all the peoples on earth will be blessed through you. Genesis 12:1-3 (Emphasis mine).

Guest Post: 11 Year-Old Mallory Fundora

Ron Edmondson

See, in August of 2010 the Ugandan Orphan Children’s Choir came to my church to perform, and I got to meet the children, and they were amazing. Here’s a guest post from 11 year-old Mallory Fundora. Mallory and her family are active members of Grace Community Church.

The Power of Tenacity By Samuel R. Chand

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Gina Kolata, “How to Push Past the Pain, as the Champions Do,” New York Times, October 18, 2010, www.nytimes.com/2010/10/19/health/nutrition/19best.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0. The statistics on the longevity of pastors isn’t encouraging.

12 Challenges for the New Year

Ron Edmondson

Planning For A Better Year In 2010. Here are 12 challenges for the new year: Quit trying to be someone else – God made you to be you and He didn’t make a mistake.

A Dozen Challenges for a New Year

Ron Edmondson

Planning For A Better Year In 2010. I posted some of these last year…but feel some of actually applied again…and I changed a few of them. Here are 12 challenges for the new year: Quit trying to be someone else – God made you to be you and He didn’t make a mistake.

Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Love | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Love Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Love December 22, 2010 in Encouragement , God , Jesus , Life Plan , Ministry with 1 Comment For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.

Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Life | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Life Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Life December 23, 2010 in Encouragement , Faith , God , Jesus with 1 Comment When Jesus spoke again to the people He said, “I am the light of the world.

Are We Healthier Today?

Ron Edmondson

Now: Percentage of obese adolescent children in 2010… 17%. In the day of health and fitness awareness, when restaurants seem more intent on offering healthy alternatives, and gyms are on every corner; when organic is the buzz word… Are we healthier than we once were?

50+ Examples of “Successful Leadership Requires…” | Ron Edmondson

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Christmas Reading

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Christmas Reading Christmas Reading December 25, 2010 in Encouragement , Family , Jesus , Ministry with 1 Comment Here are some of the Christmas posts I’ve had on this blog…If you have some time today after the packages are opened, pick a few and read them.

10 Characteristics of God Leadership | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » 10 Characteristics of God Leadership 10 Characteristics of God Leadership January 3, 2011 in Encouragement , God , Innovation , Leadership with 16 Comments One of my Top Posts of 2010 was a post entitled 10 Characteristics of Good Leadership.

Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 2

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My Top 10 Posts of 2010

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » Change » My Top 10 Posts of 2010 My Top 10 Posts of 2010 January 1, 2011 in Change , Encouragement , Leadership with 0 Comments Everyone seems to be making top 10 lists this time of year, so here are the top 10 blog posts of 2010.

Will You Join Us This Christmas Eve?

Ron Edmondson

December 23, 2010 in Encouragement , Family , God , Grace Community Church , Jesus with 1 Comment Grace Community Church is excited to hold our Christmas Eve services this year at Kenwood High School, the site of our soon to open second campus! Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Will You Join Us This Christmas Eve? Will You Join Us This Christmas Eve?

Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 5 | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » Change » Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 5 Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 5 December 31, 2010 in Change , Culture , Encouragement , Family , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 20 Comments It’s day 5 of our life planning series.

Preparing for a Better Year…Sermon

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Family » Preparing for a Better Year…Sermon Preparing for a Better Year…Sermon December 27, 2010 in Family , Grace Community Church , Ministry with 1 Comment Sunday, at Grace Community Church , I spoke about the need to grow as believers if we want to be more like Jesus at the end of 2011.

Ruth's Part in the Christmas Story

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » Ruth’s Part in the Christmas Story Ruth’s Part in the Christmas Story December 22, 2010 in Culture , Encouragement , Family , Grace Community Church , Jesus with 2 Comments This past Sunday at Grace Community Church I spoke about the genealogy of Jesus, including where Ruth fits into the story.

Christmas Eve at Grace Community Church | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Christmas Eve at Grace Community Church Christmas Eve at Grace Community Church December 20, 2010 in Encouragement , Grace Community Church , Jesus with 1 Comment I can’t tell you how excited I am about the Christmas Eve services this year at Grace Community Church.

Merry Christmas from the Edmondson's

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Merry Christmas from the Edmondson’s Merry Christmas from the Edmondson’s December 25, 2010 in Encouragement , Family , Grace Community Church with 35 Comments Merry Christmas! In early 2010, my father passed away, also with cancer.

When the Marriage Won't Move Past Step One | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Family » When the Marriage Won’t Move Past Step One When the Marriage Won’t Move Past Step One December 28, 2010 in Family , Marriage with 3 Comments I once wrote this a post about three questions I use when marriages are in trouble.

Your Favorite Christmas Songs of All Time | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » Your Favorite Christmas Songs of All Time Your Favorite Christmas Songs of All Time December 23, 2010 in Culture , Encouragement , Jesus with 6 Comments I love the readers of this blog, my Twitter and my Facebook friends!

Common Struggles

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Ministry » Church » Common Struggles Common Struggles January 24, 2011 in Church , Culture , Encouragement , Grace Community Church , Uncategorized with 11 Comments The first sermon of the new year at Grace Community Church was a difficult one, because I encouraged our people to let go of some of the burdens they had been carrying in 2010.

What Are You Leaving Behind to Start a New Year?

Ron Edmondson

It was more difficult to capture this for recording, but people were encouraged to write on an index card what they most need to leave behind in 2010…and not take with them into 2011. Share This: Related posts: Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 5 How to Have a Worry-Free Year in 2010 Ben Arment’s Dream Year: I Love This!

Catalyst Atlanta Website Launch

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Catalyst 2010 Recap #Cat10. The conference you don’t want to miss! The new website launches today…Check it out HERE. Will I see you there? BTW, It’s official…Andy Stanley will be speaking again!!!! Related posts: Register for Catalyst Atlanta NOW!

Join Me at Catalyst Conference 2011

Ron Edmondson

Watch some highlights from 2010 in this video: Catalyst Atlanta : Highlights from 2010 from Catalyst on Vimeo. Will you join me at Catalyst Conference 2011?

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Top Posts for April 2011

Ron Edmondson

Related posts: My Top 10 Posts of 2010. Thanks for the encouragement to do this by seeing my friends Michael Hyatt and Tony Morgan list their top posts for April. I should do that more often. Here are my top 10 posts for April 2011. Why Was David a “Man After God’s Own Heart&# ?

Gratitude - 2010

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Gratitude - 2010 I am filled with gratefulness as I think about 2010 coming to an end. Tags: 2010 , Gratefulness , Gratitude , Round Up Round Ups , Social Media | Tanmay December 31, 2010 3 Comments By Phil Gerbyshak , December 31, 2010 @ 7:36 pm Tanmay - It’s been my pleasure to get to know you during 2010.

Best Leadership Books of 2010

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A crisis exposes character or the lack of it. Our reaction is important. Our recent history requires a response; a correction; a change in the status quo. If we are thinking more-of-the-same or merely upping our game then we are destined to fail again. On the other hand if we are looking to change our games or approach, then we have a way forward.

Thanks for your contributions in 2010!

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As noted here every year, easily one of the most gratifying aspects of authoring a site like this is the interaction offered by visitors from around the world. They present thoughtful and engaging comments from which we all learn so much, as well as offering us the opportunity to discover additional value on many of the contributors’ own web sites.

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Are you letting conflicts fester?

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Feb 18 Are you letting conflicts fester?

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