March 5, 2018
For Immediate Release
By Lauren Stevens and Jesse Russell, student news writers, Office of University Communications
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — The Rev. Ron Edmondson, lead pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington, Ky., will be the keynote speaker at Campbellsville University’s third Kingdom Advance Network event on Thursday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the university’s Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, Ky.
Edmondson is a nationally-known Christian leader with an impressive history of church growth and church planting. He has had 35 years leadership experience in both secular and Christian environments.
Dr. G. Ted Taylor, vice president for university outreach, said, “This will be a time of inspiration, reflection and connection. Campbellsville University wants to sow into ministries and advance the Kingdom by providing this amazing spiritual experience.”
Everyone is invited. For more information call (270) 789-5510 or RSVP at kingdomadvance.net.
Over 20 years ago, Edmondson founded a non-profit ministry called “Mustard Seed Ministry,” which provides devotional resources, conducts family, marriage, parenting and church leadership seminars.
Edmondson’s specialty is organizational leadership, and, in addition to his role as a pastor, he consults with church and leaders. He loves assisting pastors and those in ministry by thinking through leadership, strategy and life.
Edmondson will also be speaking on his book, “The Mythical Leader,” at the meeting.
He received a master’s degree in seminary and organizational leadership from Austin Peay State University along with degrees from Luther Rice Seminary and Eastern University.
Edmondson and his wife, Cheryl, have two sons, Jeremy and Nate, and a daughter-in-law, Mary, married to Jeremy.
Relevant breakout sessions for deeper ministry connection will be led by the staff of Immanuel Baptist Church.
Doors will open at the chapel at 9 a.m. EDT. Lunch will be provided with Dr. Michael V. Carter, Campbellsville University president, delivering a report of the university’s progress.
Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 8,000 students offering over 90 programs of study including 20 master’s degrees, six postgraduate areas and seven pre-professional programs. The university has off-campus centers in Kentucky cities Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset and Hodgenville with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro, Summersville and Liberty, all in Kentucky, and one in Costa Mesa, Calif., and a full complement of online programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.