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The future of a nonprofit.

Future Value and the Nonprofit Leader By Mark L. Vincent

Have you considered the future value you bring as a nonprofit leader? If you are a nonprofit leader who intends the organization to continue beyond your steward leadership, you must solve for future value. And yet, the idea of future value seems somehow tinged for many nonprofit leaders. Some seem to feel that a focus…

Ask and give

A Duty to Ask and A Duty to Give By Ron Haas

Is your greatest sense of duty to ask or to give? John D. Rockefeller, Jr.  realized that the duty to ask and  the duty to give were both important functions. He once remarked, “Never think you need to apologize for asking someone to give to a worthy object, any more than as though you were…

Thriving in life!

Thriving In Each Season of Life By Dr. Jerry White

Practical Steps for Thriving in Life and Leadership Throughout my life I have seen myself as one who simply kept working hard at whatever God put before me. Did I thrive? Did The Navigators thrive under my leadership? Yes. But at the time, it was not always apparent. There were times of struggle and challenge.…

After Jesus Christ resurrected he showed himself to his apostles who were fishing in a boat. Illustration published in The Life of Christ by Louise Seymour Houghton (American Tract Society: New York) in 1890. Copyright expired; artwork is in Public Domain. Digitally restored.

Finding Jesus By Dr. Scott Rodin

Finding Jesus in Unexpected Places Imagine the scene with Jesus depicted for us in John 21. Six men are out fishing all night on the sea of Galilee. This is their domain, where they made their living for so many years before a dramatic event three years earlier pulled them away and set them on…

Religious Freedom and Ministries at risk.

Radical Ordinance Puts Ministries at Risk By Scott Blakeman

  Attempting to Extinguish Hope: Radical Ordinance Puts Ministries at Risk Religious freedom is at risk. For the second time, government officials in Anchorage, Alaska, are attempting to prevent a Christian ministry from carrying out its mission to help vulnerable women. At the heart of the matter are laws and ordinances that elevate sexual orientation…

Letting it go.

Strength in Letting it Go By Dr. Bob Snyder

Find His Strength in Letting Go Holding on requires letting go. For instance, to pick up my grandson, I must first put down the book that is in my hand. Grasping the things that matter in life requires releasing my grip on the things that don’t matter. This same concept applies to my journey of…

The Sources of all Resources

Our Ultimate Source for Resources By Kim Triller

 The Importance of the Knowing the Source for all Resources The founders of the Christian non-profit organization, in which I serve, realized 40 years ago three key truths about resources: The work of a Gospel sharing non-profit had to have God as the first and premiere resource for all that it would need. It should…

From Steward to Steward Leader

From Steward to Steward Leader By D’Arcy Dretke Maher

Transforming from a Steward to a Steward Leader: What is the Process? We are all stewards, and some are called to be leaders. This premise is examined and developed by R. Scott Rodin in The Steward Leader: Transforming People, Organizations and Communities. Rodin posits that leadership emerges through a process of daily transformation (2010, p.…

Vicarious suffering.

Vicarious Suffering By Alec Hill

Lessons in Vicarious Suffering ”I rejoice in what I am suffering for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church.” Writing from prison, the apostle Paul inked this statement and it has puzzled theologians for centuries.…

Leadership is worship!

Leadership as Worship By Larry Gadbaugh

What difference would it make if we viewed our calling in leadership as worship? Following Jesus in our stewardship as leaders includes helping those we lead and live as an act of worship. Jesus understood that his Father’s calling for him was to lead others to become true worshipers of God [Jn 4:23]. God calls…

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