Posts in: Faithful Steward
The Ownership of Faith and the Silencing of the Church
By Dr. Scott Rodin | Imagine you’re sitting at the end of a dock with a close friend. You know he can’t swim. He turns to you and says, “I think I’ll jump in.”
Our Sanitized Jesus
By Dr. Scott Rodin | If we are to be stewards of the word of God, can we continue to be ashamed of some of Jesus's teachings in the midst of this adulterous and sinful generation?
Where Does the Line Pass for You?
By Dr. Scott Rodin | By seeing others as ‘the problem’ we exonerate ourselves from the requirement to change if the problem is to be solved. In our self-assurance we believe there is nothing required of us. We have it right. We are the solution. We have it figured out.
Naming the Source of our Racism and Finding the Freedom to Overcome It
By Dr. Scott Rodin | At the core of the spiritual problem of racism is our misplaced identity and our desire to be the lord of our Self.
The One Word We So Desperately Need Today
By Dr. Scott Rodin | I have been struggling to determine what, if anything, I can say to my readers in the shadow of these headlines. What word could help us better understand these times and our place, role and response in their midst?
Is This our ‘Come to Jesus’ Moment?
By Dr. Scott Rodin | Can any of us be living through this pandemic without believing God has a message for us in the midst of it? Would God allow such a crisis without using it to deepen the contours of His likeness in us as His image bearers?
Finding Deep Peace in an Age of Despair
By Dr. Scott Rodin | We are all likely facing some ‘moments of truth’ right now. How can we know this deep peace in the midst of the chaos and uncertainty of this extraordinary time?
Can God Find Us in the Midst of a Pandemic?
By Dr. Scott Rodin | As we navigate these strange and troubling days, what does God require of us? How should we be responding? What should we be doing?
By Dr. Scott Rodin | Stewarding Your Attitude in an Age of Contempt The coronavirus is doing more than killing Americans. It is exposing us. Our reaction to the pandemic is laying bare the deep dysfunction of our culture. We entered the crisis a nation fractured along jagged ideological, political ... read on