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Welcome to the Flourishing Culture Podcast, brought to you by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. Each week, we bring you timely, transformative truths from the Christian workplace you can use to build a flourishing culture and a thriving organization. Listen in as Al Lopus, President of BCWI, conducts interviews with Best Christian Workplace leaders. Learn more at www.bcwinstitute.org.

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Welcome to the Flourishing Culture Podcast, brought to you by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. Each week, we bring you timely, transformative truths from the Christian workplace you can use to build a flourishing culture and a thriving organization. Listen in as Al Lopus, President of BCWI, conducts interviews with Best Christian Workplace leaders. Learn more at www.bcwinstitute.org.

    S6E09: Putting Christ at the Center of a Solidly Flourishing Culture // Bob Bruder-Mattson, FaithBridge Foster Care

    S6E09: Putting Christ at the Center of a Solidly Flourishing Culture // Bob Bruder-Mattson, FaithBridge Foster Care

    Are you looking for a few powerful tips on how to improve the health of your workplace culture? Well, today's show is an interview with a president who has created one of the most Flourishing cultures we've seen in the past few years. All while seeing great ministry growth. Stay tuned to learn how! Every week, 126 new children in Georgia are removed from their homes and placed into the state’s foster care system due to abuse, neglect, addictions, violence, and more.  Enter FaithBridge Foster Care, in Alpharetta, Georgia just north of Atlanta. As you’re about to hear, this amazing ministry organization is transforming the lives of children who’ve suffered abuse and neglect.  We’re so fortunate to have with us Bob Bruder-Mattson, the President and CEO of FaithBridge Foster Care. Bob, welcome to the Flourishing Culture Podcast. Find full show notes here http://bit.ly/bobbrudermattsonepisode
    Share the Love. If you enjoyed this episode, please rate it on Apple Podcasts and write a brief review. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-flourishing-culture-podcast/id1060724960?mt=2  By doing so, you will help spread our podcast to more listeners, and thereby help more Christian workplaces learn to build flourishing cultures. Follow our Host, Al Lopus, on Twitter https://twitter.com/allopus Follow our Host, Al Lopus, on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/allopus/ Email our host at info@bcwinstitute.org

    • 31 min
    S6E08: Why God Cares About Values-Driven Leadership // Rich Stearns, World Vision President Emeritus

    S6E08: Why God Cares About Values-Driven Leadership // Rich Stearns, World Vision President Emeritus

    You're really going to love today's podcast episode. Listen to one of the most recognized Christian leaders of this generation. He challenges us to lead like it matters to God. Stay tuned as Rich Stearns talks about his new book. I'm delighted to welcome one of the most outstanding Christian leaders of our generation. Rich Stearns is President Emeritus of World Vision, and author of the soon-to-be-published book, Lead Like it Matters to God: Values-Driven Leadership in a Success-Driven World. These are two mileposts of a tremendous career filled with lessons, insights, and influence that continues to advance God’s work on earth.  Rich, so glad to have you here on the Flourishing Culture Podcast. Find full show notes here https://www.bcwinstitute.org/podcast/why-god-cares-about-values-driven-leadership-rich-stearns/
    Share the Love If you enjoyed this episode, please rate it on Apple Podcasts and write a brief review. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-flourishing-culture-podcast/id1060724960?mt=2 Follow our Host Follow our Host, Al Lopus, on Twitter https://twitter.com/allopus
    Follow our Host, Al Lopus, on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/allopus/
    Email our host at info@bcwinstitute.org

    • 43 min
    S6E07: 7 Steps to Move from Toxic to Flourishing Workplace Culture // Kevin McKee, The Chapel

    S6E07: 7 Steps to Move from Toxic to Flourishing Workplace Culture // Kevin McKee, The Chapel

    What are the characteristics of a leader who has faced the challenges of a toxic workplace culture and has moved it to Flourishing? In today's episode, you'll witness how this leader faced the challenge with prayer, courage, humility, and perseverance. Stay tuned to hear for yourself.
    I'm so grateful that my guest is Kevin McKee, Senior Pastor of The Chapel, a growing church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Kevin, welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast.
    Find full show notes here https://www.bcwinstitute.org/podcast/7-steps-to-move-…ture-kevin-mckee/

    • 31 min
    S6E06: How Listening and Trust Can Take Your Culture to the Next Level // Scott Wiggins, Pinelake Church

    S6E06: How Listening and Trust Can Take Your Culture to the Next Level // Scott Wiggins, Pinelake Church

    In today's Flourishing Culture Podcast, you'll hear how our guest connects the dots of how listening, conviction, trust, and compensation have helped to build his multisite church's healthy culture.
    One of my favorite guests is with us right now. Scott Wiggins is Director of Staff at Pinelake Church, a multisite church in Mississippi. At Pinelake, he focuses on the professional and spiritual development of staff members, leads their human resource team, and works closely with Pinelake’s personnel team and elders. I want to welcome back Scott Wiggins. Scott, thanks for joining us, again, on the Flourishing Culture Podcast.  
    Find full show notes here https://www.bcwinstitute.org/podcast/how-listening-an…o-the-next-level/

    • 32 min
    S605: 4 Keys to Grow Greater Trust, Unity and Commitment as a Team // Robert Bortins, Jr., Classical Conversations

    S605: 4 Keys to Grow Greater Trust, Unity and Commitment as a Team // Robert Bortins, Jr., Classical Conversations

    Today, our show highlights and organization that has been on the road to Flourishing. They have worked for several years now on their workplace culture and have moved to the level we call Flourishing. Yes, listen in as Robert Bortins, Jr. gives practical tips on improving Healthy Communication, Sustainable Strategy, and Life-Long Learning; all while building trust, unity, and commitment among his team.
    I want to begin our visit with a question you might already be asking: How can our organization help ensure the trust, unity, and effectiveness of our people during these uncertain times?  
    I know we all have some thoughts about the answer to this question, but today, we're about to hear a powerful story of how one organization offers you a road map that turns the toughest challenges into success. 
    The man behind this amazing story is Robert Bortins, Jr., CEO of  Classical Conversations in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Robert, welcome to the Flourishing Culture Podcast.   
    Find full show notes here https://www.bcwinstitute.org/podcast/4-keys-to-grow-g…obert-bortins-jr/

    • 24 min
    S6E04: 157 Organizations Certified as Best Christian Workplaces of 2020 // Al Lopus, Jay Bransford, Cary Humphries, and Giselle Jenkins, BCWI

    S6E04: 157 Organizations Certified as Best Christian Workplaces of 2020 // Al Lopus, Jay Bransford, Cary Humphries, and Giselle Jenkins, BCWI

    Who are the Certified Best Christian Workplaces in 2020? Well today, we highlight just a few of the 157 organizations we are honoring this week. We invite you to join us on today's show, as we discuss some of the practices these organizations do to set the standard as the best, most-effective places to work in the world.
    Welcome to the Flourishing Culture Podcast. Today, I want us to focus on just one question: During this past year, how did some Christian organizations, churches, and Christian-led companies actually create the best, most effective workplaces while facing a grave pandemic and economic uncertainty?  
    Well today, I have the great pleasure of introducing the list of the 2020 Certified Best Christian workplaces. We publish this list each year to highlight organizations that are living our vision. We believe that Christian-led organizations set the standard as the best, most effective workplaces to work on in the world.  And to help describe a couple of key organizations that are on our list. I am joined today by BCWI senior leaders: Cary Humphries, Regional Director, and Giselle Jenkins, Culture Consulting Director for BCWI. I've also asked Jay Bransford, our President and Chief Operating Officer to help facilitate the discussion. 
    Thank you, all, for joining me on the Flourishing Culture Podcast. 
    Find full show notes here https://www.bcwinstitute.org/podcast/157-organization…rkplaces-of-2020/

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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27 Ratings

27 Ratings

solapeosoba ,

Clearly one of the top thought-leadership podcasts available

The Flourishing Culture Podcast is a high-quality show filled with content about healthy organizational culture. The show features guests of Christian-led organizations from churches, to businesses, to authors, and spiritual directors. A simple to follow format with conversational topics, this show provides a lot of information for leaders to learn and grow in their personal leadership and organizational leadership.

macbuffer ,

Great ministry with innovation and new ideas.

This podcast was filled with practical and innovative ideas. ACT does a great job integrating BCWI survey results with improvements in their organization.

ALopus ,

Great Guest Stories

I love to hear how leaders create healthy workplace cultures.

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