Posts Tagged ‘Steward Leader’

The Money Quandary By Mary Beth Leavell

Stewardship and Issues of Money Stewardship is typically equated with money. Even in the church world, stewardship is discussed in terms of giving. After all, churches have business operations with budgets, income, expenses, payroll, and financial audits. In addition, the Bible has hundreds of verses that refer directly to money and how God’s people should…

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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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Flourishing in Faith and Work By Dr. Zenet Maramara

Learn to Flourish in Faith and Work We recently hosted a webinar called “Flourishing in Faith and Work” wherein the participants came from various backgrounds and understanding of the theology of work. One of the ladies in my breakout group says that she works for economic reasons. She is a young single mom who works…

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What Will Be Your Response? By Ed McDowell

The Response to the Call to Repent Peter replied, “Each of you must repent of your sins and turn to God, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts of the Apostles 2:38 NLT Have you ever…

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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…

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A Response to Today’s Culture By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

A Steward Leader’s Biblical Response to Today’s Culture What are leaders who embrace a biblical worldview to do in response to the secular values so prevalent in today’s culture?  First and foremost, lead like Jesus led! Scripture teaches us that Jesus Christ is in very nature God, yet He took the form of a servant,…

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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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The Ten Commandments for Leadership By Jon Lewis

The Ten Commandments of Effective Ministry Leadership While attending a missions conference recently, the pastor of a church that has supported us for the past four decades shared an outstanding talk on principles of effective leadership. I can’t think of any better list of ways to assure a sustained healthy leadership role than by faithfully…

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Let Wisdom Guide By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

The Wisdom that Will Guide You Wisdom is the the hallmark of a steward’s life. Being a steward leader is not a description of activities, rather it describes one’s character and one’s view of self, others, and God. It is the daily commitment to being molded and shaped, rather than creating new habits or organizational…

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Thanks for Nothing! By Scott Rodin

When Jesus Gave Thanks for… Nothing! Giving thanks is a practice often found throughout the Bible. We are likely all familiar with the story of Jesus’ feeding of the 5,000. However, there is a short phrase embedded in the story that is remarkable, and challenging! When Jesus looked up and saw a great crowd coming…

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