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In this interview Pastor Chester Mitchell talks with me about his second book “The Healing Road to Heaven.”Healing Road to Heaven Cover

Pastor Mitchell shares:

  • How NY Times best-selling author Mark Batterson came to write the forward.
  • Why he wrote a book on pain and healing.
  • How he ran out of faith praying for his dad to come to Christ.
  • What made the passing of his father “bittersweet.”
  • Why he wrote the book to help anyone take the next step towards finding peace.

Pastor Mitchell writes with refreshing honesty and hope about the journey from Pain to Peace. Pick up a copy today at or on Amazon.

After you watch register HERE to win a copy of “The Healing Road to Heaven.”

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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.



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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