Involvement Drives Winning Strategy: Santa Fe Christian School Case Study

Challenge Seven years ago, you probably wouldn’t have wanted Tom Bennett’s job as Interim Director at Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach, California. Sizable debt and red ink had delayed accreditation No leadership team in place, no effective organizational structure and virtually no reporting lines in effect Several open faculty positions Plus, two weeks before the…

Defining DNA on a College Campus Builds Collaboration: A Lancaster Bible College Case Study

Just when you think the strength of an organization starts at the top, along comes someone whose storied, transparent leadership shows it’s absolutely, positively true. Challenge Sixteen years ago, Peter Teague became president of Lancaster Bible College, in Lancaster, PA. And while the school enjoyed a reputation for preparing young people for ministry, Teague quickly…

BCWI Announces 2015 Best Christian Workplaces

This year’s 2015 Best Christian Workplaces list identifies organizations where employees experience healthy, even flourishing workplace cultures. The employees in these organizations find the work they do to be so meaningful and transformational they are willing to go the extra mile. The rich day-to-day relationships and fellowship experienced are particularly meaningful. Results show employees in…

Transparency and Trust Build Culture: College of Biblical Studies – Houston Case Study

What president or CEO wouldn’t want to cultivate the kind of transparency and  trust  that can generate staff unity, organizational effectiveness and ministry impact? But what if turbulent events preceding your arrival meant you had to essentially start from a deficit position? Challenge When Bill Blocker came to the College of Biblical Studies in Houston…

Creating a Social Covenant Helps Build and Empower Relationships at Gateway Church

The mega-church that’s found a way to create and sustain high levels of trust among its staff of 600 over multiple locations! Challenge: Gateway Church in Dallas regularly receives 26,000 individuals to its five weekend services. Welcoming and integrating this many people into worship and service has increasingly required its staff to work together and…

BCWI Announces 2014 Best Christian Workplaces

Best Christian Workplaces Institute announces 48 distinguished organizations have earned Certification as Best Christian Workplaces for 2014. Each year since 2003, BCWI recognizes exceptional organizations whose leadership understands that employee engagement results from a flourishing culture and drives positive ministry outcomes. Certified Best Christian Workplaces span the globe and represent all facets of ministries from…