5 Ideas For Staff Development That Build Culture: “First Tuesdays” at Gateway Church

When the staff of Gateway Church in Dallas grew 25% in one year, there was good reason for excitement—and well-founded concern. Challenge: From its first Sunday morning worship service of 180 founding members at a Hilton Hotel in April 2000, to welcoming 26,000 weekend attendees on five campuses 14 years later, Gateway Church has never…

8 Factors of a Flourishing Workplace

It’s easy to recognize a flourishing workplace. It is a culture of growing mutual trust, transparency and unity. Top to bottom, it’s a culture where people look forward to coming to work every day because they feel so engaged. It’s a culture where everyone is working together because they not only believe in the organization’s…

Four Commitments to Being the Best Leader That You Can Be

What if you could savor the improvement in the performance of individuals, teams, and entire departments across your organization? Recently, I raised this idea with Steve Brown, President of Arrow Leadership. This thriving ministry organization was founded by Leighton Ford, brother-in-law of Billy Graham with whom he served in ministry for 30 years. As Leighton…

Season 4 Episode 20: Effective Talent Management for Greater Ministry Impact // Steve Brown, Arrow Leadership

Thanks for joining us on Season 4 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast, brought to you by The Best Christian Workplaces Institute.  You’ll learn how to build a flourishing workplace culture that drives the ministry impact of your organization, your church, or your company brought to you by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. Now here’s your host, BCWI president,…

Season 4 Episode 19: Cultivating Employee Engagement Through Uplifting Growth // Jeff Lockyer, Southridge Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 4 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast, brought to you by The Best Christian Workplaces Institute.  You’ll learn how to build a flourishing workplace culture that drives the ministry impact of your organization, your church, or your company brought to you by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. Now here’s your host, BCWI president,…

3 Doorways into Leadership and Talent Development

Today’s post focusses on Uplifting Growth, one of the eight drivers of a healthy, thriving culture that makes up The Flourish Model.   Uplifting Growth means improving the performance of individuals, groups and the organization overall to meet the challenges in a changing world.  Most significantly, growth comes from job-related experience, along with interaction with…