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Dr. Littles continues the conversation by addressing the missional roles of first and second chair leaders.

 

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In Part 2 Dr. Littles talks about:
  • Why it’s God’s choosing to not make any one leader gifted in all gifts.
  • How being a second chair is a great gift to the church.
  • The blessing of a second chair leader who does not see the need to take over.
  • Why he has to pray not to adopt an Absalom spirit.
  • The disciples poor timing in asking Jesus to be the primary and secondary chair.
  • Why the leader is NOT in the church for the congregation to make the leaders ministry effect.
  • His prayer for first and second chair leaders.
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Sittind Down 3“Sharing your strengths creates competition; sharing your weaknesses creates community” is one of my favorite lines in this PART 2 interview with Pastor Chester Mitchell of Capital Community Church.

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Listen as Pastor Mitchell talks about:

  • Elements of the leadership model that works at Capital Community Church.
  • How he “does life” with his second chair leaders.
  • Why he likes Twitter.
  • The learning curve he is on right now as a leader.
  • Why many churches are in decline.
  • Why he was “lucky” as a second chair.
  • When is it best to hire a second chair.
  • What kind of a leader he will NOT hire.
  • How CCC leads by process not program.
  • Should a second chair always aspire to be a first chair?
  • What happens with his staff when he admits, “I don’t know.”
  • A sneak peak at his upcoming 2nd book!

Gravel Road Book CoverChester Mitchell’s book  The Gravel Road to Heaven is a great read, and very encouraging.  Get it today.

Join the Conversation:  What did Chester Mitchell say that resonated the most with you?  Leave a comment below.

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Cheste Profile PicHere it is, Part 1 of my interview with Pastor Chester Mitchell of Capital Community Church discussing his book  The Gravel Road to Heaven. Get it today.  The book is a great read, and very encouraging.

 

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In the interview Pastor Mitchell talks about:

  • How Missionary Steve Willoughby encouraged him to write.
  • Why he titled his book The Gravel Road to Heaven.
  • What he learned about publishing and promoting a book.
  • How to get the most out of reading his book.
  • Why busy Christians need a spiritual renaissance.
  • Being an all-out fearful leader and facing that fear.
  • Battling perfectionism and overcoming insecurities.
  • Preachers are way too competitive and critical of each other.
  • Everybody knows your strengths. Speak out of your weaknesses.
  • What writing a book did for him personally.

On Part 2 of this podcast Pastor Mitchell talks about his leadership of CCC and his second chairs.

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