Posts Tagged ‘ownership’

More on the Steward Follower By Dr. Kip Warton

The Steward Follower Owns the Vision Let me introduce you to the idea of being a ‘steward follower.’  A steward follower is an individual who understands and commits to the owner’s vision, mission, and objectives (MOVs).  What is God’s vision for your work?  Does His mission move you to go to work each day?  Perhaps…

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One Thing We Own By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

The One Thing We Own – Our Mistakes As steward leaders, there is ONE thing we must OWN – our mistakes. UGH! Y’all, I blew it. Here we are. The team is gathered for our monthly meeting. The room is abuzz. The conversation is rich. The meeting’s goal is to provide an opportunity to foster…

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Steward Leaders and Their Stuff by Wes Willmer

By Wes Willmer ~ Did you know that possessions are mentioned in Scripture three times more than love, seven times more than prayer, and eight times more than belief?  So what is the link between steward leaders and their stuff? Clearly it is very important to God and the manner in which the topic appears…

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3 Profound Thoughts on Ownership and Giving by Mark Leavell

By Mark Leavell One of the common distinctives of Christian Stewardship is the principle that God owns everything. While you would be hard-pressed to find anyone among professing Christian Stewards who would disagree, it has been my observation  that in the real world of day to day living – this principle isn’t quite as clear…

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The Steward Leader: A Transformation of Roles by Howard Rich

By Howard Rich The Parable of the Talents in Matthew 25 teaches the principle of stewardship, and the inescapable fact nothing belongs to a person that has not been entrusted to him by the rightful owner.  God is the originator of everything in existence, He grants access to His resources at His discretion, and He…

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Representatives of the Owner by Kent R. Wilson, Ph.D.

By Kent R. Wilson, Ph.D. Most definitions of stewardship include in one way or another the concept “to manage resources that belong to another.” But what most definitions miss is a critical aspect of a steward’s role: that stewards manage those resources in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the owner. Stewards are…

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The Slippery Slope: Acting Like An Owner

By Kent R. Wilson, PhD When it comes to any nonprofit organization or NGO, the board stands in the position of Chief Steward of the organization and the Executive Director (ED) as Under-Steward, having been given the fiduciary position of trust by God, the community at large, and the stakeholders. And yet with the emphasis…

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