Recently, our staff had a conversation about what it might look like if we were more aware, accepting, and welcoming of our visitors. I captured the ideas, refined them a little, and then got feedback. We wanted to make an impact beyond the staff, so after a discussion with our key leaders, we challenged everyone–staff and key leaders– to walk through the same material with the people they are leading.
Our goal was to teach our leaders and equip them to teach others.
It takes a lot to shape a culture, this is simply one small way of many. If you’re interested, you can find the document here: loving outsiders. Lemme know in the comments if you end up adapting it to your ministry, and how you made it better!