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CFTROU 0138: The Need to Define Culture

Welcome back to Church for the Rest of Us! This season we are discussing our Family Church Leadership Principles. Our CFO and Business Administrator, Scott Crawford, joins us on this episode. As we launch our new season, we talk about why we decided to define our principles and how we defined them. Over the next seven episodes, we will unpack each one with our guests. On this episode, we talk about defining culture, how we relate to one another, and why it’s important for churches to write down their principles.

Key Points:

  • Why it’s important for a church to have leadership principles: they provide clarity, keep everyone on the same page, and maintain consistency.

  • Culture is transmitted through leadership over time.

  • Why it’s important to steward culture; it has a tendency to drift.

  • We talk about what culture is and what it is not.

  • How we came up with our leadership principles.

  • What do you do with your leadership principles once you have them.

We believe language helps to create and communicate culture. Click To TweetCulture is transmitted through leadership over time. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Jimmy on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Scott on Twitter

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Family Church on Facebook

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