Posts Tagged ‘Steward Leaders’

A Community of Transformation By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

Stewarding A Community of Transformation Healthy, thriving, and responsive are many of the latest buzzwords used to describe a positive organizational community or environment. These adjectives capture what is most true about organizations, churches, companies, and ministries. They are human – living, breathing – heart, mind, soul, flesh. They are us. Good leaders steward wisely…

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Stewarding the Mystery of God By Jon Lewis

It is a great gift to be a steward of the Mystery of God. I love a good mystery! Few things are more entertaining to me than reading an old Sherlock Holmes story or watching a rerun of the Agatha Christie Poirot mini-series. That’s why I’ve been intrigued by what the Bible calls, the “mysteries…

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The Artistry of a Steward Leader By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

What does artistry have do to with steward leadership? As leaders, there is artistry we bring to stewarding others well. Stewarding requires precision, imagination, and dedication. Two-dimensional models or rigid formulas do not capture the flexibility and creativity needed by a good steward leader. We must be responsive to others and the process. We risk…

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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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An Advent Reflection By Mark L. Vincent

An Advent Reflection for Steward Leaders The acts of worship in which we engage during Advent are also ways we remember. But what exactly are we remembering? Remembering Lorie White tulips were Lorie’s favorite flower. We had hundreds of long-stemmed ones at her standing-room-only memorial service that people could take home in her memory. She’s…

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How to Prepare for Future Success by Howard Rich

Stewards educate, equip, and empower others for future success. A test for a leader is how well she prepared her organization and people for success after she is no longer around.  A thoughtful leader will make sure she has a well thought-out and strategically implemented exit plan.  As much as we want to believe we…

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Stewards Plan by Faith By Howard Rich

God builds your faith as you plan. Christians often feel a tension between developing a plan and faith, resulting in an artificial divide when it comes to making decisions as a steward of what God has entrusted into our care.  This tension plays itself out by implying that planning is a secular exercise and relying…

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Stewards Reject Pride By Howard Rich

The Danger of Pride in Leadership is Real Pride and a need to control presents itself at an early age in our lives. As children, we likely played a game called follow-the-leader, where the leader does things that the rest of the group must mimic.  The main objective is to trip up those following the…

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Do No (Technological) Harm By Mark L. Vincent

    Technological advances require stewardship. A couple of now tattered technological articles from the 2 May 2019 Wall Street Journal found their way into my backpack.  They are: Workers, your Robot Overlords have Arrived, by Greg Ip Digital Data in Health Care Promises much, Has Limits, by Joseph Walker, Peter Loftus and Brianna Abbott…

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A Change That Changes Everything By Scott Rodin

A Change of Perspective that Changes Everything A change in your perspective can change everything for you. Ask Christian leaders about what they hope Jesus says to them when they stand before him at the end of their life. Most will quote Matthew 25:21, “Well done, good and faithful servant. Come and share your Master’s…

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