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…

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…

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…

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…

Episode 51: Fostering an Engaged Faculty // Roger Parrott, Belhaven University

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Leading a Christian university has got to be one of the most challenging jobs in our changing society. Innovative and inspirational leadership is certainly critical for these Christian higher education institutions to not only survive, but thrive and develop the next generation of Christian leaders. So what are some of the…

Episode 50: Helping Missionaries Thrive // Ken Harder & James Nelson, Global Mapping International

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Cross-cultural mission workers are some of the hardest-working people in the world, facing challenges such as living overseas in a very different culture, often with a family and responsible for raising their own support. And that’s just the start. All of this raises the question, how can we provide the…