News Flash! Personal Relationships Facilitate Unity: Case Study

Sensing frustration from leaders at its satellite campuses, a Christian university based in Jackson, Mississippi reaches out to make things better —only to receive an Oscar-winning show of thanks in return. Need: Imagine realizing that your practice of emailing policies and directives to your organization’s field offices isn’t working, and that it’s actually distancing you…

Trust In Leadership Facilitates Change

What happens when the world’s largest Christian sports league for kids experiences unprecedented growth? Human Resources Director Priscilla Moore candidly shares the challenging new realities facing Upward Sports. Need: “We’ve moved from a single service, creating Christian-based sport leagues for a half million youth, in 48 states to a shared service platform that now supports…

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 18: Effective Staff Communication // Brian McGowan, Faith Bridge Church

In this episode of The Flourishing Culture Podcast, BCWI President Al Lopus interviews Brian McGowan of Faith Bridge 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 podcast to more listeners, and…

Storytelling: A Leadership Tool in a Communication-Rich Age

Taken from Axiom News’ eBook “How to Change Your World by Sharing Stakeholders Stories” Why is it that despite Intranet, e-mail, Facebook, and GoToMeeting, employees still complain that leadership doesn’t communicate well enough?  We have powerful communication tools, but especially since they are often instantaneous and frequent there is all the more need to lead…

Episode 15: Building a Trust-Based Staff Culture // John Howard, Howard Publishing

In this episode of The Flourishing Culture Podcast, BCWI President Al Lopus interviews John Howard of Howard Publishing. 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 podcast to more listeners, and…