Encore Episode: How To Embrace Change in Your Culture // Jeff Lockyer, Southridge Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 3 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Embracing change in any environment is never easy. And yet, as church leaders who are inviting others into life-change, it’s critical that our lives are changing too. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Looking at the good and the bad in…

Season 2 Episode 33: How a Healthy Culture Can Impact Your Future // Chris Dolan & Brian Stanton, Redeemer Presbyterian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Few churches have made a long-term impact on New York City, like Redeemer Presbyterian Church under the leadership of Tim Keller. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio As Redeemer had begun to prepare for Tim Keller’s transition from Senior Pastor,…

5 Culture-Boosting Ideas You Can’t Ignore

How can the serious challenges of a revered church in New York City echo the all-important question: “How do we improve our workplace culture?” The Challenge Imagine your church neighborhood is home to 15 million people. A new lease means the uprooting and resettling of 200 staff. Staff engagement and satisfaction (let alone effectiveness) is literally…

Season 2 Episode 31: How To Rebuild Trust After Leadership Transition // Shan Moyers & Linden Kirby, Rocky Mountain Christian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How can an incoming leader rebuild trust after a longtime, well-loved lead pastor retires? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio That’s the story of today’s guests. The two leaders you’re going to meet have shown a remarkable track record of…

6 Ways to Build Trust Under a New Lead Pastor

When a longtime pastor retires, the elephant in the room is the curious congregation, sizing up the new head of staff and asking, “Can we trust you?” Meet an incoming pastor who answered this question with 6 stellar commitments to his staff and congregation. The Challenge In 2012, Shan Moyers (pronounced “Shawn”) stepped into his unforeseeable…

Season 2 Episode 30: How To Cultivate a Great Nonprofit CEO & Board Chair Relationship // Bob Andringa

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! What can a ministry’s Senior Leader and Board Chair do to better their working relationship and thus increase the health of an organization’s culture? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio “A well-functioning board is the single-most important variable for any ministry…

5 Fail-Safe Strategies for a Successful Leadership Transition

Vince Burens was already transitioning into becoming just the third President/CEO in the 46-year history of the Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO), a Pittsburgh-based ministry transforming college students to transform the world. A member of the CCO’s Board of Directors said to him, “You should look at the CCO as a family business, because it’s the…

Onboarding Part 2: How To Maximize a New Hire’s First Day

Picture a new hire’s first day on the job: Nervousness. Apprehension. Excitement. So much on the line for the person and the organization. Yet Cate Given, Vice President of Human Resource Services for Joni and Friends, has created a way (with ongoing help from her superb team) to make sure every new employee feels welcomed, on the…

Season 2 Episode 25: How To Take a Healthy Culture to the Next Level // Paul MacDonald, Crossings Christian School

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Every once in a while, we run across a leader who has helped create such a remarkably flourishing culture, that we have to ask, “How did your people pull it off? How did you do it?” Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in…

Season 2 Episode 24: How To Grow Your Culture and Your Church // Jeff Abshire, Antioch Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How can you transform a workplace culture from healthy to flourishing in the course of just one year—and experience organizational growth at the same time? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today, we’ll hear some practical tips from a leader…