When You Struggle to Find Balance

2011 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2011 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Ron Edmondson, Senior Pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky reflects on his career experience in order to share some crucial advice for managing the balance between work and family life.


Which of Ron's points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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As Ron shared, caring for your family well means making yourself present to them in ways that matter. In the end, relationships are more important than your resume. Take some time to consider how well you pursue the relationships in your life. Ask God to give you an understanding of where you need to change and be bold in taking steps towards growth in those areas.


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