Investing in Physical Well Being Pays Spiritual Dividends: A Church of the Rock Case Study

How do you improve the health of your ministry team? Just exercise a little ingenuity. . . . Need: Talk about an issue that weighed heavy on a pastor. Mark Hughes, Pastor of Church of the Rock in Winnipeg, Manitoba recently confessed: “Maybe it’s because I’ve always been passionate about physical fitness and eating well.…

Recognizing Great Staff By Giving Them “The Boot:” The Navigators Case Study

  The symbolic meaning of a hiking boot is changing the way employees of an international ministry see themselves, while steadily increasing the impact and effectiveness of their team. NEED: Gregg Elmendorf, the Director of Operations and Administration for The Navigators People Resources Team (PRT) will unabashedly tell you that the heart and soul of…

Christian School Headmaster Reveals Secret to Motivating Employees

How can you motivate employees on the job? The answer, as Chris Harmon, Headmaster for Legacy Christian Academy, a thriving K-12 school in Frisco, Texas, discovered, might inspire you. Need: Each school day, Harmon’s goal, along with each of Legacy’s 85 faculty and staff, is to “Faithfully be the hands and feet of Christ in…

A Courageous Question That Built Deeper Trust at Crossroads

Is it possible to detect the early-warning signs of frustration on your staff and use them to create a new sense of team unity and ministry effectiveness? What happened at Crossroads Christian Church in Corona, California is a story of candid concerns and unanticipated results. Challenge: “We were aware of other churches whose staffs had…

Episode 5: Caring for Your Staff // Kurt Braun, Charlotte Ewing & Gordon Walls, Southland Christian Church

In this episode of The Flourishing Culture Podcast, BCWI President Al Lopus interviews Kurt Braun, Charlotte Ewing & Gordon Walls of Southland Christian Church. Listen to the Audio   Share the Love If you enjoyed this episode, please rate it on iTunes and write a brief review. By doing so, you will help spread our…