Ron Edmondson Articles

7 Helpful Skills for Pastors Who Want to Grow Churches

I came close to titling these "essential" skills, but I knew that was unfair. God grows churches, and He works through...
3 Ways to Fuel Momentum in Your Church

3 Ways to Fuel Momentum in Your Church

I am frequently asked how to spur momentum. Every leader wants it, yet it often seems hard to attain—and once we experience momentum, we always want more.I have been blessed to be part of some tremendous seasons of momentum in churches where I served as pastor...

7 Warning Signs of a Controlling Pastor

7 Warning Signs of a Controlling Pastor

I regularly talk to young leaders through my blog, and many of them feel they are working for a controlling leader.In a previous post, I talked about "3 Results of Controlling Leadership." It is a prevalent enough issue in leadership that I decided to cover it in my...

7 Small Changes That Yield Huge Results

7 Small Changes That Yield Huge Results

Sometimes the smallest changes reap the biggest results.Over the years I've come to realize I've often done things the wrong way. I've tried to make huge changes in my life only to quickly fail. I didn't keep going. I stopped. Overwhelmed. I tried to change too much...

7 Tips to Read Through the Bible in One Year

7 Tips to Read Through the Bible in One Year

Are you up for a challenge? How about reading the Bible through this coming new year?I've heard from so many people who would love to read the Bible through in a year but never completed the task. It's nearly impossible for the pastor to preach through all of it, so...

4 Ways to Keep Your Marriage From Injury During the Holidays

4 Ways to Keep Your Marriage From Injury During the Holidays

The Christmas season can be hard on relationships. I can't tell you how many times I've met with a couple after the holidays because of problems developed—or were exaggerated—between Thanksgiving and New Year's.How can you protect your marriage this...

9 Suggestions for Winning Back Your Wife’s Heart

9 Suggestions for Winning Back Your Wife’s Heart

In working with marriages in distress, I've discovered most men have injured the women in their lives emotionally, at least at some level. To understand how this can happen, one needs to first understand one of the ways men and women are usually different.Most...

5 Easy Steps to Begin a Daily Quiet Time

5 Easy Steps to Begin a Daily Quiet Time

The way you begin your day often determines its quality. For this reason, throughout my adult Christian life, I've tried to spend some time focused on the God I love and trust. It truly does make a difference.I often encounter people, however, who want to begin a...

Simple Ways for You to Encourage Your Wife

Simple Ways for You to Encourage Your Wife

I'm not a perfect husband.I'm not a perfect husband.I'm not a perfect husband.I would write that 100 times, but I think you get the message and I'd probably lose most of you at No. 17. That's the average number of times you'll read the same thing. (Of course, I just...

5 Helpful Questions When Discerning God’s Will

5 Helpful Questions When Discerning God’s Will

I am often asked how to know if the plans we make are God's will for our life.I'm not referring to which cereal to have for breakfast. For the most part, I think God would simply say choose your favorite and, like a good parent, try to steer you to a healthier option....

Expectations That Can Injure a Marriage

Expectations That Can Injure a Marriage

Is your marriage struggling?I do not at all mean to oversimplify your problems. There is always more to it than what is immediately visible, but sometimes, in my experience, there may be a problem with expectations.Expectations are critical for the success of any good...

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