Resources by R. Scott Rodin
Scott Rodin has a passion for helping Christian ministry leaders take a biblical approach to leadership development, strategic planning, board development and raising kingdom resources. Over the past thirty years he has worked with hundreds of organizations in the U.S., Canada, Middle East, Great Britain, China, India, the Philippines and Australia.
Dr. Rodin is president of The Steward’s Journey and Kingdom Life Publishing. He also runs Rodin Consulting, Inc. He is a Senior Fellow of the Association of Biblical Higher Education and is past board chair of ChinaSource.
Dr. Rodin holds Master of Theology and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Systematic Theology from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. His books include,
- Steward Leader Meditations (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2016)
- The Seventh Key (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2015)
- Christ Centered Generosity (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2015)
- Development 101 (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2015)
- The Choice (ECFA Press, 2014)
- Three Dimensional Discipleship (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2013)
- The Million-Dollar Dime (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2012)
- The Third Conversion (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2011)
- The Steward Leader (InterVarsity Press, 2010)
- The Sower (ECFA, 2009)
- The Seven Deadly Sins of Christian Fundraising (KLP, 2007)
- Stewards in the Kingdom, (InterVarsity Press, 2000)
Dr. Rodin is married to Linda and they reside in Spokane, Washington.
Global Perspectives on the Biblical Call to a Generous Life
The purpose of Christ-Centered Generosity is to be a primary resource for the global movement of biblical generosity. The book provides a theologically sound, biblically-based resource for Christian leaders, pastors, and the body of Christ on the theme of our call to be faithful stewards who live lives of generosity...
Faith and Generosity
Will the Church in China Make the Connection?
Generosity is an unequivocal characteristic of the life of a follower of Jesus Christ. It is the joyful life that flows freely and richly from a heart that has been set free by the power of the Holy Spirit. It is the way Christians bear the image of the God...
ChinaSource Blog Posts
Is It Time for a New Approach to Leadership?
To whatever extent the leadership forms taught by the west, and our approach to church polity have done a disservice to the church in China, we should ask for forgiveness.
Originally published in 2010 as a three part series, this article challenges leaders to develop greater capacity in three areas where resources are often lacking in ministy.
More Than Money
A Fresh Look at Biblical Stewardship
The guest editor's point of view . . .
Reflections on China, 2014
I am back from six days in China where I traveled with Brent Fulton and met with pastors, seminary leaders and academics in Shanghai and Beijing. I preached twice at Beijing International Christian Fellowship and we also held our ChinaSource Board meeting in Beijing. It was a busy and fulfilling...
Reflections on China 2014: The Growing Environmental Crisis
This is my second blog reflecting back on six days I spent in China recently with Brent Fulton where we met with pastors, seminary leaders and academics in Shanghai and Beijing. I shared in the first blog about my amazement at the growth of the church and the window that...
Reflections on China 2014: Two Ships - Different Directions
This is my third blog reflecting back on six days I spent in China recently with Brent Fulton where we met with pastors, seminary leaders and academics in Shanghai and Beijing. I shared in the first blog about my amazement at the growth of the church and the window that...
The Life That Is Truly Life
What is the difference between true life and counterfeit life? Ownership versus stewardship, the source of happiness as well as our security along with where we look for the provision of our needs are all elements that play a part in having true life. Moving from a counterfeit life into...
The Steward Leader
Transforming People, Organizations and Communities
This is not a “how-to” book on leadership. It is a “who” book. Its thesis is based on the premise that without a clear understanding and commitment to the “who” of leadership, talking about the “how” will be unfulfilling, impossible to sustain and ultimately will do a disservice to the...
The Steward’s Freedom and the Joy of Generosity
Vol. 17, No. 4
2015 Winter Issue
The Three-fold Call of the Leader as Steward
Christians need to be good stewards of their identity and their time. They also need to value "being" over "doing."