Posts Tagged ‘The Steward’s Journey’

Timeless Words of Great Wisdom By Scott Rodin

Timeless Words of Great Wisdom Are Here for You Timely words of great wisdom seem to live a circular existence. When first uttered, they amaze and inspire. However, after continued use and overuse, they become trite and are set aside. After their time in exile from popularity most will one day find their way back…

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Our “Come to Jesus” Moment By Scott Rodin

Is This Our ‘Come to Jesus’ Moment? Yesterday the Christian Post reported that “more than 60% of American believers of all faiths feel that the novel coronavirus pandemic is a sign that God is telling humanity in this moment to change how it is living.” It stated further that, “thirty-one percent of Americans who believe…

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The Challenge to Define Reality By Scott Rodin

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.  ~ Max De Pree We may agree that to define reality is good advice, but it may be more difficult than we think. How does a leader define what is real for their organization? The need to define reality assumes that there are a host…

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Wisdom Requires a Teachable Spirit By Scott Rodin

Why does wisdom require a teachable spirit?   Solomon has a command for us to get wisdom. He declares it in no uncertain terms. In Proverbs 4:5-9 he declares: Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them. Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she…

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A New Year Lesson from Closed Doors By Scott Rodin

Stewarding Closed Doors: A Look Back and Ahead Today we look back at a year now nearly completed, and ahead to a fresh new year that awaits us. This is a unique moment to ask how well we did in following God’s leading in 2019? More importantly, looking ahead, how do we know if our…

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Thank God It’s… By Scott Rodin

Rethinking our view of work in light of God greater mission. “Thanks God it’s Friday!” Have you ever said that? Thought it? If we’re not careful we can fall into a distorted view of work that permeates our culture. For many, work is the toilsome necessity that we endure in order to enjoy the good…

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Life on Loan by Scott Rodin

What changes when we live life on loan? As stewards, we understand that all of life is on loan, and we respond by living lightly in this world as caretakers of that which is not ours. This results in a life of real freedom to which we respond with joyful obedience. These are the marks…

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Your Response to Crisis By Scott Rodin

The Strange (and Christ-like) Response to Crisis Think back to the last time you faced a significant, critical need or crisis with woefully inadequate resources to meet it, when you had to accomplish something great and your assets to achieve it were meager. Was it last year, last month, last week, this morning? Every leader…

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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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Pursue Your Treasure By Scott Rodin

Pursuing Your Treasure in 2019 When it comes to treasure, sometimes the shortest and simplest words of Jesus are the most profoundly challenging. Consider this well-known teaching of Jesus, “where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Matthew 6:21) Your Pursuit As we begin 2019, it’s a good time to consider the treasure…

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