Articles by Ron

List of Leadership Questions

Are you in leadership? Maybe you are a pastor or ministry director. You may be a teacher or a member of a leadership team.  It doesn’t matter what level of leadership you are at, I…


You are not wrong

I was recently remembering a mentoring relationship with a friend who was getting started in children’s ministry.  He had the desire and the calling, but not much experience.  I remember the first time I met…






Difference between Leadership and Management

The Difference Between Leadership And Management Many people think management and leadership are the same role. There are times that the same person will play both roles, but these two roles are truly separate in…


Hurt by the church

If you have been around the church for any length of time, chances are you have been hurt. You’ve been hurt by the people, the staff, or maybe even the pastor. The more active you…


10 Commandments of Parenting Wisdom

  I recently came across the following 10 Commandments of Parenting. They were written by Michael Grose, the founder of Parenting Ideas and a leading parent educator in Australia.  Parenting is one of the most important jobs…


depression in ministry

Depression in Ministry

“Am I depressed? Of course not, I am in ministry or leadership. There is no depression in ministry” I have a feeling that many of us have thought this at one time or another. Many…