How to Honor Your Employees With A 5-Minute Exercise

It’s called the Honor Chair–four legs, two arms and one fantastic opportunity to affirm the gifts, character and contributions of every person on your team. Learn how this simple five-minute exercise can help take your organizational culture to the next level. The Challenge The story comes from Dawn Pearcy, Director of Organizational Development  at Calvary…

Season 2 Episode 33: How a Healthy Culture Can Impact Your Future // Chris Dolan & Brian Stanton, Redeemer Presbyterian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Few churches have made a long-term impact on New York City, like Redeemer Presbyterian Church under the leadership of Tim Keller. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio As Redeemer had begun to prepare for Tim Keller’s transition from Senior Pastor,…

5 Culture-Boosting Ideas You Can’t Ignore

How can the serious challenges of a revered church in New York City echo the all-important question: “How do we improve our workplace culture?” The Challenge Imagine your church neighborhood is home to 15 million people. A new lease means the uprooting and resettling of 200 staff. Staff engagement and satisfaction (let alone effectiveness) is literally…

Season 2 Episode 32: How To Create 90% Staff Engagement // Glen Elliott, Pantano Christian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Over the last 5 years, Pantano Christian Church has experienced a 200% increase in employee engagement. Today, 9 out of every 10 staff love coming to work. That’s 90% employee engagement vs. 52% engagement for the typical Christian organization. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen…

Season 2 Episode 31: How To Rebuild Trust After Leadership Transition // Shan Moyers & Linden Kirby, Rocky Mountain Christian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How can an incoming leader rebuild trust after a longtime, well-loved lead pastor retires? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio That’s the story of today’s guests. The two leaders you’re going to meet have shown a remarkable track record of…

6 Ways to Build Trust Under a New Lead Pastor

When a longtime pastor retires, the elephant in the room is the curious congregation, sizing up the new head of staff and asking, “Can we trust you?” Meet an incoming pastor who answered this question with 6 stellar commitments to his staff and congregation. The Challenge In 2012, Shan Moyers (pronounced “Shawn”) stepped into his unforeseeable…

Season 2 Episode 30: How To Cultivate a Great Nonprofit CEO & Board Chair Relationship // Bob Andringa

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! What can a ministry’s Senior Leader and Board Chair do to better their working relationship and thus increase the health of an organization’s culture? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio “A well-functioning board is the single-most important variable for any ministry…