Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Our research tells us that spiritual leadership is a key aspect of creating an effective team in churches and Christian organizations. What are the best practices for leaders to cultivate a vibrant spirituality, both in their personal lives and on their leadership teams? And is your team experiencing a vibrant spirituality?
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To help us with this topic today, we have the pleasure of visiting with The Rev. Dr. Steve Macchia:
- Founder and President of Leadership Transformations, Inc.
- Director of the Pierce Center for Disciple-Building at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
- He also teaches “Spiritual Replenishment” as an adjunct faculty member at Phoenix Seminary, which is a Certified Best Christian Workplace.
- Author of several books, including Becoming a Healthy Team and his most recent, Broken and Whole, published by Best Christian Workplace Intervarsity Press
The soul is the most neglected part of the leader in today’s world.
In this episode, you’ll learn about:
- Learning how to listen to God and nourish your soul
- 5 Traits of a healthy team (based on 1 Corinthians 12): Trust, Empower, Assimilate, Manage, Serve
- Praying in the workplace
- Taking spiritual retreats as a team
- Prioritizing contemplative and introspective spiritual disciplines
- How taking time away for deep fellowship actually leads to greater productivity
- Importance of spiritual friendships outside your workplace
- Following God’s example in Sabbath rest
Explore Additional Resources
- Learn more on last week’s blog post: 5 Traits of a Healthy Team
- Find Steve on Twitter and LinkedIn
- Learn more about Leadership Transformations, Inc.
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