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Monthly Archives: September 2016

    Every organization, as it grows, has to be able to change.  But change is not easy. It requires trust, strong leadership, common ground, plan, and  a solid execution.  I found this blog post very helpful by Ron Edmondson.  Hope you enjoy.     ORIGINALLY POSTED BY Ron Edmondson As a pastor and leader, I am continually dealing with change. Everyday. Change is a part of life – for all of… Read More

Originally posted by Thom Rainer “The greatest gift you could give me is more time.” The statement was made half jokingly by a pastor. Of course, he didn’t think I could create days with more than 24-hours. But he was busy, overcommitted, and worn out. He is not alone. What if I told you I could help you get 10 or more hours of your week back? That’s like having an extra… Read More

Originally Posted by Ron Edmondson on June 4, 2013  One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen leaders make is: Forgetting that everyone doesn’t think like the leader. People are different. They think differently. They have different desires. Thankfully, they have different ideas. The way they process and share those ideas are different from the leader. If you want to lead people who are different from you…and you should…you’ll often have to lead… Read More

Originally posted by Jared C Wilson I follow the ongoing pastoral and missiological discussions about “faithfulness vs. fruitfulness” from a bemused distance. I do believe that a church’s faithfulness to the mission of God is itself success, regardless of the “results.” And I also believe that a faithful church will be a fruitful church. But when some begin defining fruitfulness in quantifiable ways — decisions, attendance, etc. — I see more pragmatism… Read More

Originally posted by Ron Edmondson In the business world and in the church, I’ve learned that having a good team often makes the difference in how well we do at reaching our objectives. I have been blessed with some great teams in the past. As a result, I frequently get asked if I have any openings on my team. I have a good team now. More than that, I’m asked how I continue… Read More