Posts Tagged ‘Dr. R. Scott Rodin’

Prayer: The Practice of Stewardship By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

 How is prayer a practice of stewardship? When thinking about cultivating a deeper commitment to stewardship in life, often the practice of generosity directs growth and forward movement. Generosity does cultivate stewardship. Yet, the practice of generosity and selflessness is not enough. There is more for a steward’s daily life and practice. Generosity and hospitality…

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Balanced and Certain By R. Scott Rodin

Are people balanced and certain because of your leadership? In this blog I want to focus on how we, as steward leaders, manage our people to be balanced in their self-image and certain in their identity. One aspect of being a faithful steward is the freedom we have in our self-understanding.  As stewards of our…

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Steward Leaders in Times of Uncertainty By R. Scott Rodin

  Ten Reasons Why Steward Leaders are Prepared to Lead in Times of Uncertainty We are living in a time of growing aggression and hostility toward the Gospel and toward those who seek to faithfully follow Jesus and lead in His name. We believe God is raising up steward leaders for such a time as…

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How You Measure Success By R. Scott Rodin

How you measure success in this life will dictate the way you live, the impact of your leadership and the legacy you will leave. By R. Scott Rodin PhD.. ~ Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions”…

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4 Questions to Ask in 2014 That Will Shape Your Leadership in 2015

Dr. R. Scott Rodin This is our final steward leader blog for 2014. As we end this year it gives us an opportunity to look back and consider what we might learn from the journey we have taken these past twelve months. I would propose that all of us in Christian leadership and ministry take…

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Fighting The Need to Increase

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin When John the Baptist saw Jesus walking in his presence, he made the declaration, “He must increase, but I must decrease.”  Most Christian leaders would say that in their hearts they would wish that Jesus would increase and they would decrease.  But it is hard to decrease in a leadership…

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A Steward Leader's Response to Bad News

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin I read a daily devotion by Charles Spurgeon and his entry for September 15th was deeply challenging. I have paraphrased it here specifically to address us as steward leaders, leaving his actual words in quotations. He shall not be afraid of evil tidings. ~Psalms 112:7  As steward leaders, we must not…

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The Only Applause That Matters

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin A bookmark of mine carries a thought that has stayed with me throughout my years in leadership. It reads, “It doesn’t matter if the world knows, or sees or understands, the only applause we are meant to seek is that of nail-scarred hands.”  Leaders are exposed to opportunities to generate applause. …

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One Very Challenging Leadership Question

Dr. R. Scott Rodin Every once in a great while a question is posed that hits you right between the eyes. Here is one with which I have been struggling ever since I heard it, “do you consider stories in the Bible that tell about how God shapes leaders to be exceptions or the rule…

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Lead by Waiting for God's Timing…And Live Like Jesus

By R.Scott Rodin Today concludes this series on the 5 surefire ways to lose your reputation as a leader…and live like Jesus.  For everyone in leadership who wants to follow Jesus, I suggested on Monday, the best place to start is Philippians 2:7, where Paul tells us that Jesus “made himself of no reputation, and took upon…

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