Complaining and Arguing: A Sermon by Nate Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Nate Edmondson from ron edmondson on Vimeo. The post Complaining and Arguing: A Sermon by Nate Edmondson appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Related posts: Forgiveness: A Sermon By Nate Edmondson. Guest Post: Nate Edmondson. Nate filled in for me last week.

Jeff Henderson – Catalyst 2013

Ron Edmondson

The post Jeff Henderson – Catalyst 2013 appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Jeff Henderson was one of my favorite speakers at this year’s Catalyst Conference. His talk was on what non-profits can learn from for profits. One reason I identify with Jeff is because of his background in the business world. Here are a few thoughts Jeff shared: The solutions non profits are trying to provide aren’t keeping up with the problems they are trying to solve.

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Add LeadershipDigital To Your Daily Reading Routine

Eric Jacobson

Each day, typically multiple times a day, I read LeadershipDigital , an aggregator of some of today''s most influential bloggers about leadership and management -- including: Tanveer Naseer Ron Edmondson Linked 2 Leadership Karin Hunt In all, the website features content, updated daily, from more than 70 bloggers.

Teams and Thinking Style

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Edmondson: Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy Chris Grivas: The Innovative Team: Unleashing Creative Potential for Breakthrough Results. Organizations are increasingly relying on the collective power of teams to meet today’s business demands, but many teams aren’t living up to their full potential.

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10 Remembrances on Memorial Day

Ron Edmondson

Edmondson, Sr. Edmondson, Jr. The post 10 Remembrances on Memorial Day appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Today we remember. Your sacrifice. Your pride of duty. Your love of freedom. Your strength. Your family’s commitment. Your courage. Your patriotism. Your honor.

Addressing Gossip in the Church

Ron Edmondson

Addressing Gossip in the Church from ron edmondson on Vimeo. The post Addressing Gossip in the Church appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Related posts: God’s Vision for the Church. Stopping Gossip in 7 Ways (Repost). My Plan for My New Church. 7 Ways to Stop Gossip.

10 Tensions of Every Leader

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Tensions of Every Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Being a leader isn’t easy. There are tensions with every decision a leader makes. I was thinking recently about some of those tensions.

Merry Christmas!

Ron Edmondson

Related posts: Merry Christmas from the Edmondson’s. Merry Christmas From The Edmondson Family. Thanks for reading my blog this year! His Name Shall Be Called…Jesus (Merry Christmas!). O Christmas Tree O Christmas Tree

Obstacles to Christmas Joy: Commercialism

Ron Edmondson

Obstacles To Christmas: Commercialism from ron edmondson on Vimeo. The post Obstacles to Christmas Joy: Commercialism appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Complaining and Arguing: A Sermon by Nate Edmondson.

10 Times You Don’t Need Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Times You Don’t Need Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. You don’t need leadership if there is no risk involved. You don’t need leadership to maintain status quo. You don’t need leadership if it doesn’t involve change.

12 Random Tweetable Leadership Principles

Ron Edmondson

The post 12 Random Tweetable Leadership Principles appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Here are 12 random leadership axioms in less than 140 characters each. Some have been previous tweets. Some people will only support you after it’s proven to be a success.

Mark Lowery: Recovering Fundamentalist

Ron Edmondson

The post Mark Lowery: Recovering Fundamentalist appeared first on Ron Edmondson. A friend shared this with me on Facebook. Priceless. Laugh…and be convicted if needed. Related posts: 10 Tips for Recovering from Major Disappointments.

12 Game-Changing and Tweetable Proverbs

Ron Edmondson

The post 12 Game-Changing and Tweetable Proverbs appeared first on Ron Edmondson. A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare. – Proverbs 15:1. A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash. – Proverbs 15:14.

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Go to Bed Tonight

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Go to Bed Tonight appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Did I begin today in prayer? Have I read my Bible today? Did I give today my best efforts? Did I make someone’s life a little better today?

The Speed of Change is Relative

Ron Edmondson

The post The Speed of Change is Relative appeared first on Ron Edmondson. The speed of change is always relative… I may feel like we are moving at a snail’s pace. Others may feel we are moving at rocket speed. The speed of change is relative to….

Jesus Our Model: A Discipleship Sermon

Ron Edmondson

Jesus Is Our Model – Discipleship Sermon from ron edmondson on Vimeo. The post Jesus Our Model: A Discipleship Sermon appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Related posts: Rahab: A Sermon. The Challenge of Worship: A Sermon. Fear of Failure: Sermon.

5 Ways to Fuel Creative Thoughts

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Ways to Fuel Creative Thoughts appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I’m an idea guy. No on has ever accused me of not having an original thought. Most of the time the opposite is more accurate. The teams I lead usually fight overload with the number of ideas I produce.

7 Hard Words I’d Say to Every Pastor

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Hard Words I’d Say to Every Pastor appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I love pastors. I love to encourage pastors. And, that’s Biblical. Ephesians 4:29…or something like that.). Seriously, I’m a pastor. And, I work with pastors everyday.

7 Reasons I’m Dumping Delegation

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Reasons I’m Dumping Delegation appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I’ve always strived to be a delegator. I know I’ve written posts on it before…how to do it successfully…that kind of garbage. But, that’s before I knew the skinny on delegation.

7 Leadership Tensions of Biblical Leaders

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Leadership Tensions of Biblical Leaders appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I meet with a group of Christian senior level leaders in my community every couple of months. They lead large organizations in government, business, non- profit and, represented by me, the church.

Tribute to the Mother Who Has No Children

Ron Edmondson

The post Tribute to the Mother Who Has No Children appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I want to give a tribute to the mother who has no children. I’ve always been sensitive this time of year to the mothers without children. You know the ones. They never had children. For whatever reason.

5 Tips to be a Better Dad This Week

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Tips to be a Better Dad This Week appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Five tips to be a better dad today this week: Review your calendar for the week now – Make sure your family is getting some of your best time. Plenty of it. Children often spell love T I M E. They want yours.

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7 Sure Ways to Grow as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Sure Ways to Grow as a Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Do you want to grow as a leader? Do you want to keep growing? Here are 7 sure ways to grow as a leader: Desire growth – Sounds simple, but we tend to seek what we desire most.

5 Common Derailments in Ministry Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Common Derailments in Ministry Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. 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.

20 Ways to Show Love to Your Wife this Weekend

Ron Edmondson

The post 20 Ways to Show Love to Your Wife this Weekend appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Give her the best time of your weekend. Do something with her you know she enjoys, even if it’s not your favorite thing to do. Share a dessert with her. This one hurts me personally.

6 Tips for Happier, Healthier Relationships

Ron Edmondson

The post 6 Tips for Happier, Healthier Relationships appeared first on Ron Edmondson. It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving. Then Christmas. Family and friends. Good food and good times. Mostly. Truthfully, this time of year is especially stressful for some.

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7 High Costs of Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 High Costs of Good Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Leadership is expensive. Costly. Cheap leadership is never good leadership.

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10 Ways to Overcome a Sense of Christmas Loss

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Ways to Overcome a Sense of Christmas Loss appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Christmas is a wonderful time of the year. As the song goes, “it’s the most wonderful day of the year” But, for some people, Christmas can be a miserable time.

7 Ways to Remain an Authentic Leader

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Ways to Remain an Authentic Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. It has been well documented that today’s culture craves authenticity in leadership. It shouldn’t be, but many times it is hard to find in leadership, even in the church.

7 of the Hardest People to Lead

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 of the Hardest People to Lead appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Someone asked me recently, “Who has been the most difficult person you’ve had to lead?” ” That’s a great question.

7 Suggestions NOT To Do When the Church is in Decline

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Suggestions NOT To Do When the Church is in Decline appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Part of my ministry involves working with other churches. Sometimes when I hear from a church they have been plateaued or in a season of decline for several years.

7 Casualties of a People Pleaser in Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Casualties of a People Pleaser in Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Leadership is hard and every decision a leader makes is subject to opinion. Different opinions. Lots of different opinions. Every hard decision a leader makes excites some and upsets others.

10 Positive Paradigms in Church Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Positive Paradigms in Church Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I recently posted 10 dangerous paradigms in the church. Obviously, there are positive mindsets in the church also. I decided to share some from the perception of a pastor.

5 Tips for Amateur Prayers Like Me

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Tips for Amateur Prayers Like Me appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Lord, teach us to pray…. Luke 11:1). I don’t know about you, but I feel like the disciples. I am still learning to pray. The fact is I have more knowledge of prayer than I have substance and practice of prayer.

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12 Challenges for the New Year

Ron Edmondson

The post 12 Challenges for the New Year appeared first on Ron Edmondson. 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.

7 Ways to Make Decisions Fast

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Ways to Make Decisions Fast appeared first on Ron Edmondson. There are those moments in leadership when you have to make quick decisions. Decisions which impact others. Decisions that will be hard to reverse.

10 Most Admired Qualities in Leadership Today

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Most Admired Qualities in Leadership Today appeared first on Ron Edmondson. In my experience, the type of leader who gets followed closest has some distinct characteristics.

5 Ways This Introvert Responds at a Social Gathering

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Ways This Introvert Responds at a Social Gathering appeared first on Ron Edmondson. It’s the holiday season again. I love the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I really do. But, for us introverts, it can also be a very difficult season.

15 Life Lessons

Ron Edmondson

The post 15 Life Lessons appeared first on Ron Edmondson. The best principles we learn in life, apart from revelation in God’s Word, comes from life experience. Experience is a great teacher. Here are some of my favorites.

10 Things I’ve Learned About Church Drama

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Things I’ve Learned About Church Drama appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I love the local church. I really do. I believe it is God’s design and His plan to reach the world with the Gospel…with life and hope. But, I hate church drama. I really do.

One and Only One Leadership Principle

Ron Edmondson

The post One and Only One Leadership Principle appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I received this email recently: Ron, a question for you. If you had to pass one and only one leadership principle to others leaders, What would that one principle be and why that one?

The Challenge of Worship: A Sermon

Ron Edmondson

Gather: The Challenge of Worship from ron edmondson on Vimeo. The post The Challenge of Worship: A Sermon appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Related posts: Forgiveness: A Sermon By Nate Edmondson. Jonah Chapter 3: A Sermon. Fear of Failure: Sermon.

12 Leadership Principles of Jesus That Inspire Me

Ron Edmondson

The post 12 Leadership Principles of Jesus That Inspire Me appeared first on Ron Edmondson. There are many leaders I admire who have influenced my own leadership. I admire the teachings on leadership by guys like John Maxwell, Andy Stanley, and Patrick Lencioni.