3 results for tag: stewardship


How Should a Christian Define Success?

There is a television commercial that shows a man in his 60’s walking from the first class cabin in an airplane to take a seat next to a younger version of himself who is working away in a coach seat. The older man gives financial advice to himself as a younger person. Then he returns to his first class seat, either because he can now afford it or perhaps he just needs to be closer to the bathroom. This is a bit of intriguing fantasy. What would we say if we could go back in time and give ourselves one piece of advice, if we had just one shot to influence our lives based on our life experience? Here’s my answer. I would tell my younger ...

How a Steward Leader Leads During Crisis

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Scott Rodin leads an organization called The Steward's Journey where it's mission is "to equip and inspire God’s people to be free and joyful stewards of life." Here is a summary of his insightful talk on stewardship leadership in the crucible of crisis.  Steward Leader Theology: Here are seven marks of a steward leader... ...

Interview with Andy Stanley on How to Be Rich

I've been a big fan of Andy Stanley. Andy's calling to build godly, Christ-centered leaders has inspired me discover, leverage, and embrace my leadership calling as well. As you know, Andy is the senior pastor of North Point Community Church and founder of North Point Ministries. Brad Lomenick interviewed Andy on his latest book How to Be Rich. His interview was so good that I wanted to share it with you on this post. I believe you'll enjoy his insights on the topics including, generosity, wealth, finances, and stewardship.   1) You talk about how almost everyone who reads this book will be rich in comparison to the rest of the world, but ...