Episode 27: Inspiring Life-Giving Work // Brad Meuli, Denver Rescue Mission

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! In today’s episode, BCWI President Al Lopus is speaking with Brad Meuli, executive director of the Denver Rescue Mission, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of the homeless. Listen in to find out how the Mission is as much a ministry to its employees as it is to those they…

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…

Engaging the Field in Strategic Planning: A World Harvest Mission Case Study

When the new Director of Operations of a global missions organization decided to yield strategic goal setting to the six overseas area directors, he almost made a grown man cry—for good reason. Need: With “fresh eyes” for the strategic planning process, World Harvest Mission’s new Director of Operations, Marc Kyle, had a revelation: “After years…

Purposeful Goals, Relationships And Compensation Builds A Flourishing Culture

Fielder Church in Arlington TX is growing in joy and excitement among the staff and congregation. How do you recruit and retain the kind of stellar, gifted people that can make your ministry thrive? The answer, as one executive pastor discovered, may surprise you. Need: Four years ago, Fielder Church in Arlington, Texas was feeling…

Scorecards Focus Ministry With Encouragement and Accountability: A CCO Case Study

Have you ever asked yourself, “Is what I am doing helping me reach my goals?” Need: That’s what regional leaders with the Coalition for Christian Outreach often lived with, as ministry with college students can be a tough thing to measure. The CCO’s EVP, Vince Burens, Board Chair in waiting, Ken Smith, and a few…