Eighty-Nine Organizations Certified as Best Christian Workplaces

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. – Best Christian Workplaces Institute today honored eighty-nine organizations, churches, and Christian-led businesses as “Certified Best Christian Workplaces” from January—June 2019. The new honorees are based primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Since 2002, more than 300,000 employees from 1,000 organizations, churches, and Christian-led businesses have completed the BCWI’s Employee Engagement Survey.…

8 Factors of a Flourishing Workplace

It’s easy to recognize a flourishing workplace. It is a culture of growing mutual trust, transparency and unity. Top to bottom, it’s a culture where people look forward to coming to work every day because they feel so engaged. It’s a culture where everyone is working together because they not only believe in the organization’s…

7 Essentials of Rewarding Compensation

Would you like to take the health of your workplace culture to the next level? You’ll automatically be one step closer with these 7 Essentials of Rewarding Compensation. They’re all yours, courtesy of Susan Griffith Byers, founder of Church Compensation Services LLC. This Dallas-based group specializes in developing compensation programs utilizing the most relevant, reliable, and…

A Clear, Concise Approach to Compensation That Works

The Challenge What does it take to build a strong, smart approach to compensating the people in your organization? In a recent interview, Scott Wiggins, Director of Staff, Pinelake Church, a multisite church in Mississippi, gave me their blueprint for compensation and benefits that gives you five, clear benchmarks to help you see what’s working—and…

How Employee Compensation Generates Organizational Impact

Boost Your Organization’s Impact Through Employee Compensation. After 16 years of surveying 1,000 organizations, we’re well aware of the four words that can make Christian leaders squirm: Employee compensation and benefits. What if, instead of having to continually dance around this topic, you could actually make your compensation and benefits plan a means to attract,…

Four Commitments to Being the Best Leader That You Can Be

What if you could savor the improvement in the performance of individuals, teams, and entire departments across your organization? Recently, I raised this idea with Steve Brown, President of Arrow Leadership. This thriving ministry organization was founded by Leighton Ford, brother-in-law of Billy Graham with whom he served in ministry for 30 years. As Leighton…

A lot could change in 365 days:

Chad Carter is the Senior Director of Human Resources at The Gideons International. For the past 8 years, Carter and the executive team at The Gideons International have surveyed and assessed their organizational culture using the Employee Engagement Survey every year. Through consistent surveying and implementation practices, Carter and The Gideons International team have seen their organizational…