Stop. Pray. Do The Unexpected.
Aug 9, 2022 | By Dr. Scott Rodin | I am challenged by Scripture’s consistent teaching that Jesus saw people in the context of their entire life’s journey and responded accordingly. The woman at the well was not a despised Samaritan of dubious reputation, but a woman who was spiritually lost looking for living ... read on
The Big Problem With Trusting God
Aug 2, 2022 | By Dr. Scott Rodin | “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5 There is an old joke about a man who fell over the side of a cliff but was able to stop his fall by grabbing a small branch. ... read on
The Enemy At Your Bedside
Jul 26, 2022 | By Dr. Scott Rodin | Will you start your day in chains or in victory?
Three Steps in Creating Your “To-Be” List
Jul 19, 2022 | By Dr. Scott Rodin | Over the past several years we have spent a good deal of time talking about the importance of focusing on who we are in Christ as our primary work, and only secondarily considering all the good things we might do for him. The short version ... read on
Don’t Miss It, Look Behind You!
Jul 12, 2022 | By Dr. Scott Rodin | Great leaders keep their eyes focused on the horizon. Successful people gaze ahead to what might be. Visionaries lock on to the heavens and move into the future undistracted. But what if God’s future for us lies in another direction? I was taught a great ... read on
Naming the Lie in a Naked World
Jul 5, 2022 | By Dr. Scott Rodin | It’s likely we’re all familiar with the phrase, “the emperor has no clothes.” It’s a loose translation of a line from Hans Christian Andersen’s children’s story called, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’. Even though most all of us know the famous line, I wonder how many of us have actually read the story? Well, I did, and ... read on
Stewarding God’s Truth In An Age Of Christophobia
Jun 28, 2022 | By Dr. Scott Rodin | “Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me.” Matthew 24:9 I am concerned about how we proclaim God’s truth in this age of post-truth and a rising Christophobia. The ... read on
The Myth of God-Drivenness
Jun 21, 2022 | By Dr. Scott Rodin | What do people get for all the toil and anxious striving with which they labor under the sun? All their days their work is grief and pain; even at night their minds do not rest. This too is meaningless. A person can do nothing better ... read on