Al Lopus is the Cofounder and CEO at Best Christian Workplaces Institute. He is an organizational culture and leadership consultant, coach, speaker and author.

How To Grow Your Organization Through Honest Feedback

How badly do you want to grow your organization? If you want greater numbers—plus more effective communication, teamwork and enjoyment of your people working together . . . The Challenge The C12 group is the largest network of round tables of Christian CEOs, business owners, and executives in North America. A 13-member team in San…

Season 3 Episode 3: The Importance of Millennials in Your Organization // Bill Robinson

Thanks for joining us on Season 3 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! You’ll learn how to build a flourishing workplace culture that drives the ministry impact of your organization, your church or your company. Brought to you by The Best Christian Workplaces Institute. There’s a new generation of leadership serving today’s ministry organizations, churches and Christian-owned businesses.…

Four Serious Culture Risks and a Solution to Each

Would you trust your organization to a highly-respected Boeing engineer and team leader who could to take your ministry to new heights? Please buckle your seatbelt in case there’s a little turbulence. The Challenge Meet Deborah Limb, Executive VP and COO of Seattle-based CRISTA Ministries, whose mission is to love God by serving people. She’s…

Meet the 148 Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2017

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. – The Best Christian Workplaces Institute today honors 148 ministries, churches, and Christian-owned businesses as “Certified Best Christian Workplaces.” These organizations participated in the online, confidential employee engagement survey between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. It marks the largest number of annual certified honorees in BCWI’s 15-year history. The 148…

Encore Episode: How To Embrace Change in Your Culture // Jeff Lockyer, Southridge Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 3 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Embracing change in any environment is never easy. And yet, as church leaders who are inviting others into life-change, it’s critical that our lives are changing too. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Looking at the good and the bad in…

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…