Don’t Miss It, Look Behind You!
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
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
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
Open Your Eyes And Be Ready
By Dr. Scott Rodin | Every day God places people in our path. He has a purpose in doing this. For us they may appear to be everything from delightful divine appointments to frustrating obstacles. The unexpected call of encouragement from a friend, the neighbor who stopped to chat, keeping ... read on
Stewarding Closed Doors…Even When Others Don’t Open
By Dr. Scott Rodin | How do you know if your plans are God’s plans? Do your strategies, goals and pursuits that drive your life and leadership align with God’s will and purpose? One way to be sure they do is to move through life watching for where God will ... read on
Are We Raking Leaves Before The Hurricane?
By Dr. Scott Rodin | My nephew and his family were in Maui when Hurricane Lane hit the island in 2018. He sent me the above picture with the caption, “Hurricane’s coming, better rake those leaves.” I laughed at the futility of the effort. Didn’t this guy know what was ... read on
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