Would You Untie Your Colt?
By Dr. Scott Rodin | My favorite story from Scripture about faithful asking and generous giving may surprise you. It comes from Luke, Chapter 19 beginning at the 28th verse. “And after Jesus had said this he went on ahead going up to Jerusalem. As he approached Bethphage and Bethany ... read on
Can You Believe They Said That?
By Dr. Scott Rodin | People say crazy things. Have you ever heard a strange comment and wondered how anyone could say such a thing? What were they thinking? Surely, they can’t be serious! Here are two such crazy, outrageous comments I read today. “Who stands fast? Only the man ... read on
Stop Splashing Around in the Shallows of Leadership
By Dr. Scott Rodin | I was sitting on the beach during a family vacation in Belize and was taking in the beauty of the Caribbean as it splashed its way onto the sandy beach. I noticed that there were kids playing along the shore, running to stay ahead of ... read on
My Three Favorite Scriptures that Aren’t in the Bible
By Dr. Scott Rodin | This is a confession. In my unspoken desire to live with one foot in God’s kingdom and one in my own, I can find clever ways to make scripture fit my own perspectives. My eyes can read the clear intention in God’s word and yet ... read on
Power in the Blood
By Dr. Scott Rodin | American Christians need to be washed in the blood of Christ if we are to experience a revival and reformation across our nation. What might that ‘washing’ might look like? This subject makes many Christians squeamish. After all, the mental image of washing something – ... read on
Easter Sunday – The Incarnation of Glory
By Dr. Scott Rodin | Righteous Father, though the world does not know you, I know you, and they know that you have sent me. I have made you known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that ... read on
Holy (Black) Saturday – The Anticipation of Glory
By Dr. Scott Rodin | Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world (John 17:24) Thought Before God shouted out across the darkness, “Let there ... read on
Maundy Thursday – The Spread of Glory
By Dr. Scott Rodin | As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world. For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified (John 17: 18-19). Thought The form of these two verses is striking. Jesus compares and equates his coming into ... read on