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CFTROU 0193: How Meals, Meetings, and Retreats Build Culture

Meals and meetings are an everyday occurrence in most organizations and workspaces, and retreats are also commonplace. However, did you know that there are three aspects of work life can help to grow your culture? In this episode, our guests include Pastor Christian Ramos. He leads our worship ministry across our family of neighborhood churches. We also welcome Derek Simpson, Campus Pastor of Family Church Downtown, and Todd Thomas, Campus Pastor of Family Church Sherbrooke, to discuss how meals, meetings, and retreats work to help build culture. We discuss how meals strengthen relationships, how meetings grow culture, how retreats expand the mind, among other benefits. Be sure to tune in!

Key Points From This Episode:

  • What it means to have meals that advance the church’s mission.
  • How meals strengthen relationships and how to navigate meals with the opposite gender.
  • Ways that the various types of meetings at Family Church affect our culture.
  • The importance of preparation and advice for structuring meetings to grow culture.
  • Why we go on several retreats.
  • How retreats lead to mindset shifts and changes of heart.
  • Retreats as cultural, relationship, and product accelerators.
  • Tips to get the most out of your retreats.

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Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Todd on X

Genesis 3

Death by Meeting

If it Ain’t Broke… Break It!

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Christian on Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/christianramos

Derek on Xhttps://twitter.com/dereksimpson

Jimmy on X

Leslee on X

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