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Knowledge Stewards By Jon Hirst

Are you wired to be a good knowledge steward? By Jon Hirst~ My wife and I are raising our children to steward the resources that God has given them wisely. As we walk alongside them in that journey, I have realized that some stewardship responsibilities are easier to get your head around than others. For…

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Attention to Value By Mark L. Vincent

A Steward Leader Pays Attention to Value By Mark L. Vincent, PhD CCNL~ When you hear the phrase “maximize financial value” what does it mean to you? Making more profit? (Which feels problematic for many nonprofit and ministry leaders.) Squeezing maximum benefit of each dollar by reducing costs, and thus preserving a bank balance? (Something…

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Decision Making as a Steward By Howard Rich

Define your leadership philosophy and it will guide your decision making as a steward.  By Howard Rich ~ While I attempt to lead as a steward within the organization God has placed me, I sometimes find it difficult to practice stewardship in my actions. To combat this, I began looking for ways to intentionally interact…

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Are You An Authentic Replica? By Billy Burnett

By Billy Burnett ~ If your life could be an authentic replica of someone great, who would it be? Around 30 years ago there was a television commercial in which a popular singer was used to produce a certain pitch that would shatter a fine glass. then a voice-over would ask: “Is it live, or…

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A Pauline Perspective on Locating Best Practices by Dr. Gary Hoag

By Gary G. Hoag, Ph.D. ~ What is a Pauline perspective on locating best practices? Every winter for more than a decade I have facilitated a research project with a peer group of evangelical seminary leaders. We share various data points linked to advancement—ranging from communications to development—and analyze insights that surface in the findings.…

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