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…

Episode 26: Maintaining Mission Through Ministry Growth // Jesse Casler and David Wasik, HOPE International

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How does a ministry build a flourishing staff culture in the midst of rapid growth? In today’s episode, BCWI President Al Lopus is speaking with Jesse Casler and David Wasik of HOPE International, a microfinance institution focused on serving the poorest areas in the world. Listen to the Audio   In this…

Humble Leadership + Outstanding Talent = Healthy Growth

What organization doesn’t want to grow? But let’s imagine one better: What if you could increase your organization’s performance and ministry impact in a way that matched and actually solidified your Christ-centered integrity?   I want to let you in on a little secret of how one very humble ministry has done just this by…

Episode 25: Creating Meaningful Employment // Dace Starkweather, Glen Eyrie

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! When a new leader comes into an organization and finds that the culture is not so healthy, what do they do? In today’s episode, BCWI President Al Lopus is speaking with Dace Starkweather from Glen Eyrie, a Tudor-style castle that houses a renowned retreat and conference center as part of The Navigators in Colorado Springs.…

Inside Out: How Glen Eyrie’s Culture Transformation Improved Customer Service

Imagine if your organization’s reputation hinged on the daily feedback of nearly 900 customers. Meet the successful general manager that rises to this challenge every morning – and who is taking a well-loved retreat and conference center in Colorado Springs to new heights. The Challenge Two years ago, Dace Starkweather faced a daunting task: As…

Leaders’ Top 10 Wishlist for Workplace Culture

Ken Blanchard famously says, “Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” That being true, the new BCWI Reader Survey results offers a bowl-full of fresh, practical insights you can begin to apply today. We asked ministry leaders, including top CEOs, senior pastors and executive directors of Christian ministry organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada, what they…

Phoenix Seminary: The Second of Three Best Christian Workplaces of the Decade

For almost 25 years, Phoenix Seminary, in Phoenix, Arizona, has been training men and women—infusing them with the truth and heart of God so they are equipped to have a worldwide impact. More than 2500 Phoenix Seminary alumni and graduates are serving Jesus Christ in more than 40 countries—in urban centers and rural settings, church…