Article By Kathy Lopus // EEW Magazine News
The Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) is honoring 78 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces.
Certified status is based on eight key, quantifiable benchmarks of BCWI's "FLOURISH Model": fantastic teams, life-giving work, outstanding talent, uplifting growth, rewarding compensation, inspirational leadership, sustainable strategy and healthy communication.
This year, more organizations are being recognized.
CAMPS & CONFERENCE CENTERSBigStuf – Alpharetta, GACRISTA Camps – Seattle, WACHRISTIAN-OWNED BUSINESSESAspen Group – Frankfort, ILDr. Bray & Dr. Young – Statesboro, GAThe Human Capital Group, Inc. – Brentwood, TNCHRISTIAN SCHOOLSBriarcrest Christian School – Memphis, TNCalvary Christian Academy – Fort Lauderdale, FLCherry Hills Christian School – Highlands Ranch, COCollege Heights Christian School – Joplin, MOKing's Schools – Seattle, WALionheart Children's Academy – Euless, TXSeattle Urban Academy – Seattle, WATrinity Academy – Raleigh, NCValley Christian Schools – Cerritos, CACHURCHESAntioch Community Church – Waco, TXCalvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale – Fort Lauderdale, FLCalvary Lutheran Church of Golden Valley – Golden Valley, MNCherry Hills Community Church – Highlands Ranch, COChrist's Church of the Valley – Peoria, AZCornwall Church – Bellingham, WACrossings Community Church – Oklahoma City, OKCrossroads Christian Church – Evansville, INExperience Life Church – Lubbock, TXFaith Promise Church – Knoxville, TNGateway Church – Southlake, TXGrace Community Church – Tyler, TXHarvest Church – Billings, MTHillside Baptist Church – Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaPark Community Church – Chicago, ILPure Heart Church – Glendale, AZRed Cedar Church – Rice Lake, WIRedeemer Presbyterian Church – New York, NYRiver Pointe Church – Richmond, TXSummit Church – Durham, NCThe Village Church – Flower Mound, TXTimberline Church – Fort Collins, COHIGHER EDUCATIONFaith Builders – Guys Mills, PAGrace School of Theology – The Woodlands, TXMacArthur School of Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic – West Palm Beach, FLOlivet Nazarene University – Bourbonnais, ILMEDIACRISTA Media – Seattle, WALightMelbourne – VIC, AustraliaPositive Alternative Radio, Inc. – Blacksburg, VAThe Urban Alternative – Dallas, TXTyndale House Publishers – Carol Stream, ILPARACHURCH & MISSIONSApartment Life – Euless, TXBuckner National Missions and Family Hope Center Collaboration – Mission, TXCare Net – Lansdowne, VACatholic Christian Outreach – Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaChild Evangelism Fellowship, Greenville/Piedmont District – Taylors, SCThe Christian and Missionary Alliance – Colorado Springs, COChristian Veterinary Mission – Seattle, WACoalition for Christian Outreach – Pittsburgh, PACompass – Kearney, NECRISTA Ministries – Seattle, WAEnglish Language Institute/China – Fort Collins, COFood for the Hungry-Uganda – Kampala, UgandaThe Gideons International – Nashville, TNJewish Voice Ministries International – Phoenix, AZJoni and Friends – Agoura Hills, CALexington Rescue Mission – Lexington, KYMiracle Hill Ministries – Greenville, SCMission India – Grand Rapids, MINovo Ministries – Oklahoma City, OKRachel House – Lee's Summit, MOVisionTrust International – Colorado Springs, COWater Mission – North Charleston, SCWillow Creek Association – Barrington, ILWorld Concern – Seattle, WAWorldServe Ministries (Canada) – White Rock, British Columbia, CanadaPRODUCTS & SERVICESCanadian Council of Christian Charities – Elmira, Ontario, CanadaChristian Children's Home of Ohio – Wooster, OHChristian Family Care – Phoenix, AZChristian Leadership Alliance – San Clemente, CAClassical Conversations – West End, NCCRISTA Senior Living – Seattle, WAGenesis Recovery – La Mesa, CASamaritan Ministries International – Peoria, IL