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Theology of Engagment

Theology of Engagement By Dr. Zenet Maramara

A Steward’s Engagement With the World The transformational role of the steward leader—in the church, ministries, and the marketplace—requires an understanding of the theology of engagement or the theology of public life as Charles Matthews calls it (Theology of Public Life. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2007). It is not just limited to direct political…

KEEP IT SIMPLE

Learn To Keep It Simple By Mark Neigh

Get Over the Complicated and Keep it Simple When you keep it simple things get easier, right? There’s an old rule of thumb that says 95% of the people only use 5% of the functions. This is never more true — as Donald Norman pointed out in his excellent book The Design of Everyday Things…

Moral Convictions

Downsides of Moral Convictions By Alec Hill

Moral Convictions Drive Behaviors Moral convictions are good. They drive us to feed the hungry, evangelize the lost, protect children, and correct past wrongs. This is particularly true when we sense God’s call. The apostle Paul spoke of being “compelled” to share the good news. Martin Luther King Jr. felt that he had no choice…

Jahari Window

The Truth Inside the Johari Window By Dr. Mark L. Vincent

Can your successor design a Johari window? Family and colleagues know me to be a Johari window guy. When groups are stuck, quite often there are a couple of dynamics at cross-purposes. The Johari window is an easy tool to map out those dynamics and transform the conversation with deeper insight and a breakthrough. The…

What kind of leader am I?

What Kind of Leader Am I? By Eddie Baugher

Choosing Between Being a Serving or a Self-Serving Leader As we consider the question, “Am I a serving leader or a self-serving leader?” We need to do so with honesty through God’s eyes (as He sees us).  I believe this is difficult but not impossible to do.  Early Narratives From a very young age we…

A season of faithfulness

Learning From A Season of Faithfulness By Ron Haas

Like Ruth, is this your season to do good work? Ruth the Moabite faced a new season of life. Her husband, brother-in-law, and father-in-law died so she and Naomi traveled back to Bethlehem hoping to start over. When they arrived, Ruth didn’t waste time sitting around feeling sorry for herself. Instead, she got right to…

Steward Leader as Artisian

The Artistry of a Steward Leader By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

What does artistry have do to with steward leadership? As leaders, there is artistry we bring to stewarding others well. Stewarding requires precision, imagination, and dedication. Two-dimensional models or rigid formulas do not capture the flexibility and creativity needed by a good steward leader. We must be responsive to others and the process. We risk…

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Curiosity As A Superpower By Zándra Bishop

Is curiosity your superpower? IThe expression “Curiosity killed the cat,” is contrary to the ideology of human behavior and survival. I have been inquisitive and my entire life. I have always had the desire to know how things operate. Some encouraged me while others were discouraging. However, when building meaningful relationships, especially within organizations, people…

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A Flourishing Culture By Al Lopus

Finding the Way to a Thriving and Flourishing Culture “Hope International had a purpose-driven and highly engaged culture,” says Peter Greer, CEO. “But I sensed that it was diluting rather than reproducing as we entered a season of accelerated growth. We recognized the importance of culture, but we didn’t know how to accurately gauge it—or…

Make a Difference!

Dying To Make A Difference By Larry Gadbaugh

Are you dying to make a difference as a leader? Does Jesus make a difference in how I lead? How would your staff describe your leadership? If we pay attention, we can find out during significant transitions in the organization. The culture around us is exploding with hope or outrage during transitions social media companies,…

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