Values-Driven Culture

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Todd Wagner describes what a values-driven culture looks like and why it is important. Todd Wagner is Founding and Senior Pastor of Watermark Community Church in Dallas, Texas. 


Which of Todd’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Todd said that a values-driven culture starts with its leaders. When he looks to hire or appoint leadership, he asks: If someone were to watch that person live, would he or she be able to articulate the core values of our church? Consider your core values and how they have influenced your leadership and church culture. 


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