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CFTROU0057: Your Church is a Reflection of YOU!

Today we’re concluding our season on creating a healthy church culture by delving into how culture is, above all, a reflection of the leader. We’re talking to Pastor Jimmy Scroggins about who he is as a leader. We’ll talk about the people and the experiences that have shaped him on his leadership journey, and how his personality is reflected in the Family Church culture. We believe that understanding and articulating who you are as a leader shapes the culture of the organization you lead. Organizational culture is always going to reflect the experiences and the heartbeat of the senior leader, it responds to the leader’s vision and produces what the leader values.

Key Points:

  • The people that shaped Jimmy Scroggins as a leader.
  • Seeking out learning opportunities with mentors and leaders.
  • Understanding why culture is caught rather than taught.
  • Why it is important for a leader to articulate the ingredients of the culture.
  • How the culture reflects the personality of the leader.
  • The defining characteristics of the Family Church culture.
  • Implementing the cultural characteristics of family, repentance and loyalty.
  • Culture responds to the leader’s vision.
  • Culture produces what the leader values.

Culture is always mediated through leadership over time. Click To TweetI really do think culture is felt. That’s why we say it’s caught more than it’s taught. Click To TweetWe want to love each other for who we are not for what we do. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Kevin Ezell

Dr. Al Mohler

Rick Warren

Sharper! Conference

Jimmy on Twitter

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