3 Secrets to Read More Leadership Books (And Apply Their Solutions) in Less Time

What if the insights and solutions to your greatest organizational challenges were in plain view right in front of you? The answers and approaches could set you on a new, healthy-culture ministry impact. One leader can show you how it’s done – by reading great books! (Plus, don’t miss his list of must-reads below.) The Challenge…

How To Onboard Every New Hire for Success

It’s one of the best onboarding strategies for new employees I’ve ever come across—for two reasons: First, it works incredibly well for the organization that created it. And second, because it’s so grounded and applicable to any type and size of ministry organization, this highly effective onboarding strategy can work for you too. Here’s why.…

Episode Encore: How To Develop Outstanding Talent // Tara VanderSande, Willow Creek Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! There is little question about the significant influence Willow Creek Community Church has had on leadership development in the Christian world. A key to Willow Creek’s healthy, flourishing culture has been developing outstanding talent. How do they do it? The answer just might benefit your organization.…

Season 2 Episode 21: How To Create Serious Culture Change // Jenn Repaci, Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How can you make significant changes in your workplace culture? Action planning and follow up is one key element. This is where the rubber really meets the road if you’re serious about building a healthy, flourishing culture. But not too serious, as today’s podcast is not only informative…

Let These 3 Culture Protectors Work for You

The remarkable near-toxic-to-flourishing culture comeback at Willow Creek Community Church has inspired Christian leaders everywhere. How can the same three proven “culture protectors,” which helped transform Willow’s culture, work for your organization? The Challenge Willow Creek’s “before” story wasn’t pretty. In 2008, bubbling staff tensions with unfocused ministries, stressed budgets, people transitions, and a Great…

3 Keys to Repair Communication and Revive Your Culture

Read on to learn how a relatively small ministry organization of 28 staff nailed down three essentials to healthy culture that every organization and church can use! The Challenge What do you do, as an organization, if there’s no proven metric that can accurately measure the true condition (including real trouble spots) of your workplace…

Everyone Wins When A Leader Gets Better

How did an extraordinary church in Normal, Illinois, use the stresses and strains of managing runaway staff growth to revolutionize their culture—and celebrate new ministry impact? The Challenge My recent conversation with Tyler Hari was a dream interview. I give this Executive Pastor of Ministry Operations for Eastview Christian Church in Normal, Illinois a 10.0…

Season 2 Episode 14: How to Define Your Cultural Distinctives // Kelly O’Donnell, Central Christian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How can clearly defining your church’s distinct culture both transform your team and increase your ministry impact? That’s exactly what happened with the 120-employee staff at Central Christian Church in Mesa, Arizona. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio With us…

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…

Season 2 Episode 10: How To Transform Your Culture in 1 Year // Scott Evans, Outreach Inc.

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Imagine, for a moment, if you could significantly improve the health of your workplace culture over this coming year and see the growing satisfaction, camaraderie and productivity of your people. Today, you’re going to meet a leader who’s has done just that – significantly improve the…