Posts Tagged ‘R. Scott Rodin’

Discover If You Are a Steward Leader By R. Scott Rodin

Now There is a Way to Know And Grow as a Steward Leader Christian Leadership Alliance focuses every Wednesday on thoughtful blog posts on the life and work of the steward leader. My colleagues and I have been filling this space with our best thoughts and ideas for a good number of years now. We…

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The Challenge We Share By R. Scott Rodin

The Common Challenge of Every Leader It may seem presumptuous to propose that there is one challenge to leadership that is so universally experienced that it is consistently at the top of the list of reasons leaders struggle and fail. But a recent experience has moved me deeply and convinced me that there may be…

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Holy Week Perspective of Leadership By R. Scott Rodin

Three Moments for a Holy Week Reflection In the midst of this Holy Week, I invite you to listen to the words of Jesus in his High Priestly Prayer recorded in John 17. Before his final days leading to Calvary, Jesus prays to His Father on our behalf. Here are three reflections for us as leaders as we meditate on…

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Prayer for Steward Leaders and Boards By R. Scott Rodin

An Exercise of Prayer for Steward Leaders and Steward Boards I grew up in a high liturgical church and I still love the planned intentionality of moving through the rituals of prayer, reading, and response. I love liturgy. We wrote a liturgy to support our Steward Declaration and I hope you will consider using it…

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The Steward Declaration By R. Scott Rodin

Tomorrow is the Launch of The Steward Declaration Tomorrow is the official launch of The Steward Declaration and it comes to you with an invitation for you to take a stand. A Fiery Furnace In Daniel chapter 3 we have the familiar story of Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego, and the fiery furnace. Most often when this…

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Serenity Now By R. Scott Rodin

A Search for Serenity Borrowing from a ‘Seinfeld’ episode, I want serenity and I want it now. Let me start this blog with a confession. I am writing this as much to myself as to you. I am struggling to find God’s promised “peace that passes all understanding.” I am fighting a spirit of discouragement…

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What’s Your Reputation By R. Scott Rodin

When Our Reputation Becomes a Stumbling Block Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant and coming in the likeness of men.…

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Are You All-In? By R. Scott Rodin

  It’s All His , So Are You All-In? Have you noticed that throughout Scripture, with God, it’s all-in or nothing? “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength” (Deuteronomy 6:5). Though God’s people failed to obey, God makes this promise through His prophet,…

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Listening for the Applause By R. Scott Rodin

What type of applause are you seeking? Leaders are exposed to opportunities to generate applause.  It can come in the form of commendation from the board, approval of our decisions by employees, recognition of our institution’s work by constituencies, admiration of our leadership abilities by co-workers, and words of appreciation from family and friends. Types…

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Enough Time By R. Scott Rodin

The Tyranny of Time Remember the last time you faced a day with back-to-back meetings, and then someone cancelled? It was as if you were given a gift of an hour, a precious 60 minute oasis in the middle of the fast moving stream of life. Perhaps you paused to consider the things you could…

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