3 Strategies to Help Your Employees Love Coming to Work

Love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor (Romans 12:10, NRSV). Craig Warner, Executive Director of The Gideons International, carries the truth of these words to his Nashville office every working day. It’s a good ending to a story that didn’t have the happiest beginning. Craig has the gift of not…

How To Let the Aroma of Christ Transform Your Culture

It’s one of the most remarkable Christian organizations anywhere: a family of seven distinctive ministries united by a compelling five-word pledge. Preserving that promise is where the story gets interesting. I’d known Bob Lonac, President and CEO of CRISTA near Seattle, for years. And still, when I sat down with Bob, the situation he and…

5 Super-Practical Ways YOUR Culture Can Soar!

Today we’re sharing the surprising story of how a ping-pong table, a series of free lunches and the use of a GoPro camera, kayak or paddleboard (take your pick) transformed one organization’s culture—from teetering on the rocks to soaring off the charts! The Challenge In 1996, Scott Evans founded Outreach, Inc. with an audacious vision to…

3 Takeaways from our Reader Survey to Strengthen Your Culture

We asked for your feedback. And you delivered. Thank you. Clear preferences from this year’s respondents–double the number over last year’s survey—have produced three significant, practical takeaways any organization, church and Christian-owned business can use to create a healthy, flourishing culture that can translate to increased organizational effectiveness. What can these three key findings mean…

The 6 Step Model for Effective Strategic Planning

What if you could advance (even accelerate) your organization’s ministry calling through a sustainable strategy that operates and functions immediately? You can! Read on for the proven approach and principled plan that can move your ministry forward. (The closing story, alone, is pure gold.) The Challenge Does any of this sound familiar? Many ministries are…