Articles

August 21st, 2015

The Stewardship of Retirement

In this article in our series Finishing Strong, Glynn Young discovered that retirement is not a biblical concept. The Bible actually teaches us to be stewards of all that God has given us, all the way up to when we are done in this life. As the time approached for me to seriously...

via Bill Peel
May 26th, 2014

Not Ownership but Responsibility (Leadership is Stewardship: Part 2)

To be faithful stewards, we must understand four important leadership principles. 1.  The principle of ownership.  A leader has privilege, responsibility, and authority because he has been given these by his master. A steward doesn't own; he holds in trust and uses what he has been given...

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May 25th, 2014

Leadership Is Stewardship, Part 1

We live in the Age of Quantification. We want to know how many, how much, and for how long. When it comes to leadership, we like to grade skills, measure behaviors, and add up accomplishments. However, the essence of leadership is broader than possessing certain skills and expertise. It's...

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May 24th, 2014

Living as Faithful Stewards in a Fallen World (Leadership Is Stewardship, Part 3)

This is the third article in a 3- part series called "Leadership Is Stewardship." 3. The principle of accountability.  When a leader is given responsibility, he is accountable to the one who gave it. Paul wrote, "it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy" (1...

January 17th, 2014

Covington Aircraft | Powered by God

Does aircraft maintenance have anything to do with God's work? Paul and Betty Abbott and their sons Luke and Aaron believe so. The Abbotts took over operations of Covington Aircratf shortly after Paul’s graduation from LeTourneau University, know that they were just stewards of a company...

October 19th, 2013

Redeeming the Time at Work

One more hour. It wasn’t that I disliked my job. But after a long day of filing papers at my internship, I was losing my edge. My sense of urgency about my work was dissipating. I felt guilty about it, but also powerless to change. Jesus’ words to his disciples seemed extremely...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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September 2nd, 2013

Why RG LeTourneau Gave 90 Percent

If you’ve ever been part of a church fund-raising campaign, you’ve likely heard the name R.G. LeTourneau. His story of giving is the stuff capital-campaigns are made of. However, the story of why he and his wife Evelyn chose to give away 90 percent of their wealth--and the life-changing...

via Talbot
February 27th, 2013

A Theology of Work/Vocation | Wayne Grudem

Wayne Grudem discusses theology of work at the "Leadership Lecture Series" at a faculty retreat for Talbot School of Theology.  Speaking from his books,  Business to the Glory of God and Politics According to the Bible, topics he covers include: Moral purposes of work...

January 31st, 2013

Biblical Principles Drive Camcraft and Make It a Great Place to Work

The Bertsche family is serious about glorifying God and creating great places to work for their employees. Those two components go together, and it shows in the joy that employees have as they do their work. It's not surprising that Camcraft won Industry Week's Best Plant Award! Camcraft is...

February 7th, 2012

A New, Old Take on Leadership

by Bill Peel We live in an age of quantification. We want to know how much, how many and for how long. We like to grade skills, measure behaviors and add up accomplishments. But leadership is broader than skill and expertise. It's deeper than what a leadership assessment can reveal. And it'...