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Five Ways to Experience Restoration, Healing and Hope in a Broken World

By Dr. Scott Rodin | February 23, 2024 Week 1 in a Lenten Series for Stewards and Steward Leaders This season of Lent doesn’t feel like any other I have experienced in my 67 years of life. I’ve lived through the turmoil of national crises like the riots of the ... read on


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Stewarding the Beatitudes – #6 Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted

By Dr. Scott Rodin | February 16, 2024 This is the last in our six-part series looking at the Beatitudes through the lens of our steward theology. Our premise is that the blessed or happy life Jesus is announcing comes through the fully surrendered life of the steward. Each Beatitude ... read on


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Stewarding the Beatitudes – #5 Blessed Are The Peacemakers

By Dr. Scott Rodin | February 8, 2024 We are in a six-part series looking at the Beatitudes through the lens of our steward theology. Our premise is that the blessed or happy life Jesus is announcing comes through the fully surrendered life of the steward. Each Beatitude depicts an ... read on


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Stewarding the Beatitudes – #4 Blessed Are The Pure in Heart

By Dr. Scott Rodin | February 1, 2024 We are in a six-part series looking at the Beatitudes through the lens of our steward theology. Our premise is that the blessed or happy life Jesus is announcing comes through the fully surrendered life of the steward. Each Beatitude depicts an ... read on


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Stewarding the Beatitudes – #3 Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

By Dr. Scott Rodin | January 26, 2024 We are in a six-part series looking at the Beatitudes through the lens of our steward theology. Our premise is that the blessed or happy life Jesus is announcing comes through the fully surrendered life of the steward. Each Beatitude depicts an ... read on


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Stewarding the Beatitudes – #2 Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

By Dr. Scott Rodin | January 19, 2024 We are in a six-part series looking at the Beatitudes through the lens of our steward theology. Our premise is that the blessed or happy life Jesus is announcing comes through the fully surrendered life of the steward. Each Beatitude depicts an ... read on


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Stewarding the Beatitudes

By Dr. Scott Rodin | January 12, 2024 Since Thanksgiving, my devotional time has featured reading through the book of Matthew. That was a wonderful choice that had me relishing the story of the wise men around Christmas, John the Baptist preparing the way and Jesus withstanding temptation at the ... read on


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A New Year’s Challenge – Start 2024 with a Sieve

By Dr. Scott Rodin | January 1, 2024 In 2019, my novel, The Four Gifts of the King, was published. Like most novels, the novel has a meta-narrative – a big story to tell. Every person in the book has a part in telling that story. No one is superfluous. No ... read on


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The Speed of Darkness – A Christmas Blog

By Dr. Scott Rodin | December 25, 2023 A Christmas blog about darkness? Really? Let me explain. Jesus was born in the physical darkness of a stable. He came into a social darkness of poverty, oppression, and fear. He entered a politically dark culture under cruel Roman rule. His first ... read on


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The Wonderful Gift of Jesus

By Al Hearne | December 20, 2023 God is Wonderful! Isaiah 9:6 is a Messianic prophecy, “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, ... read on