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In Case You Missed It: Top Posts & Podcasts of 2016 (So Far!)

Most read. Most listened to. Most popular. Here they are, our top-ranked blog posts and podcasts from the first half of 2016! These timeless truths, practical insights and inspiring stories from gifted Christian leaders show you how a thriving, healthy culture is essential to organizational success. We’ve even broken out the list by industry, so you can…

Episode Encore: The Process of Culture Transformation // Sue Hood, Willow Creek Community Church

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Willow Creek Community Church and their senior pastor Bill Hybels have been an inspirational model for building a healthy, flourishing culture. Bill has been very public about the transformation of Willow’s staff culture from nearly toxic to highly flourishing. Bill is the first to say, “The culture in any organization will only…

Staff Recognition: Simple but Powerful

Employee recognition is not just a nice thing to do for your staff. It’s a communication tool that reinforces and rewards the most important outcomes people create for your organization. Employees who feel appreciated: Often go above and beyond what is expected of them Are more productive and motivated Are more likely to stay with the organization…

Episode Encore: Engaging Staff to Achieve Our Calling // Tami Heim, Christian Leadership Alliance

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! As Christian leaders, how can we most effectively achieve our organizations’ calling and purpose in these rapidly changing times? In this episode, Al is talking with Tami Heim, the President and CEO of Christian Leadership Alliance. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Prior to CLA, Tami…

Joni and Friends’ 4 Pillars of Sustainable Strategy

Culture and strategy are inextricably intertwined. The two must work together in harmony for us to fulfill our organizations’ God-given missions. No one knows this better than Doug Mazza, President and Chief Operating Officer of Joni and Friends, whose sustainable organizational strategy catapulted the international ministry from $6 million to $30 million in annual revenue.…

Episode 58: Staff Care Can Change the World // Peter Greer, HOPE International

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! What leadership practices in Christian organizations are having a positive, dramatic impact to effectively address a huge global problem? And how does an organization’s staff culture impact its ability to change our world? Listen to the Episode Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Our guest today has an answer. He…

Should Growth Be Your Organization’s Ultimate Goal?

Why would a president dare question the importance of growth for his or her organization? After all, growth is the driving measure of success…isn’t it? Meet one leader who stopped to ask if growth was actually hindering his organization’s effectiveness – and then came up with a strategy to make sure that at the core of…

Episode 57: Strategic Planning Creates Culture // Tom Bennett, Santa Fe Christian Schools

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Seven years ago, you probably wouldn’t have wanted Tom Bennett’s job as Interim Head of Schools at Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach, California. Listen to the Episode Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Sizable debt and red ink had delayed accreditation. They had no leadership team in place, no effective organizational…

Congratulations to the 128 Best Christian Workplaces of 2016!

Since 2003, we’ve surveyed more than 300,000 employees – from executives and senior leaders to managers and staff – at more than 800 faith-based organizations. Today, we’re proud to announce our largest-ever list of Certified Best Christian Workplaces – 128 ministries across the United States and around the globe that have met and exceeded our standards…