19 episodes

Welcome to Cultivating Second Chair Leaders: Conversations about living out servant leadership in the second chair. This is your time to connect in community, find direction, and find freedom to focus on your identity as a Christ-like servant leader in the second chair. This podcast is made possible by KINDLE, an incarnational ministry that encourages, prepares, and supports a growing number of God’s people as they live out their baptismal calling to be Christ-like servant leaders in their congregations, homes, workplaces, communities, and the world. To learn more about the organization and support our work go to kindleservantleaders.org.

Cultivating Second Chair Leaders Emily Phoenix

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Welcome to Cultivating Second Chair Leaders: Conversations about living out servant leadership in the second chair. This is your time to connect in community, find direction, and find freedom to focus on your identity as a Christ-like servant leader in the second chair. This podcast is made possible by KINDLE, an incarnational ministry that encourages, prepares, and supports a growing number of God’s people as they live out their baptismal calling to be Christ-like servant leaders in their congregations, homes, workplaces, communities, and the world. To learn more about the organization and support our work go to kindleservantleaders.org.

    Episode #017: Emotions and the Gospel w/ Heidi Goehmann (Bonus)

    Episode #017: Emotions and the Gospel w/ Heidi Goehmann (Bonus)

    On this episode of Cultivating Second Chair Leaders, we have a bonus conversation with season 2 guest Heidi Goehmann about her new book, "Emotions and the Gospel," and how we can use processing tools for our emotions and enhance our ability to serve as Christ-like servant leaders in the second chair. 
    Resources mentioned in today’s episode: 
    Order Heidi’s newest book: “Emotions and the Gospel Created for Connection” Check out helpful articles, blog posts and podcast episodes created by our guest at  www.heidigoehmann.com.   Go to www.kindleservantleaders.org  to learn more about the organization, and support our work!Connect: 
    Instagram: @emilyphoenix or @kindle_social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KINDLEServantLeaders Email: emily@kindleservantleaders.org and we may share your story in the future! Share this episode with a friend and leave us a review. 

    • 33 min
    Episode #016: Season 2 Wrap Up

    Episode #016: Season 2 Wrap Up

    On this episode of Cultivating Second Chair Leaders, we will recap season 2 of the podcast, using episode discussion guides, which highlight quotes and questions on the topics of Cultivating Health. Joining our host, Emily Phoenix, who will take a turn in the guest chair are Season 1 guest, Daniel Baker (@bakerthrive) and listener Angela Erickson (@Squidget1248), two members of our KINDLE community! 


    Resources mentioned in today’s episode: 
    Quote about Second Chair Leaders “Leading from the Second Chair Serving Your Church, Fulfilling Your Role, and Realizing Your Dreams '' by Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson, 2005. The Impartial Church podcast via Lutheran Hour Ministries‘The Color of Compromise’ and ‘How to Fight Racism’ by Jemar Tisby Learn about our Classic KINDLE training program Go to www.kindleservantleaders.org  to learn more about the organization, download an episode discussion guide and support our work!Connect: 


    Instagram: @emilyphoenix or @kindle_social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KINDLEServantLeaders Email: emily@kindleservantleaders.org and we may share your story in the future! Share this episode with a friend and leave us a review. 

    • 46 min
    Episode #015: Well Being Matters in Leadership

    Episode #015: Well Being Matters in Leadership

    On this episode of Cultivating Second Chair Leaders we will take a look at the big picture and overall impact of Cultivating Health as we pursue spirit filled practices as Christ like servant leaders. We will dig into the question: What does it mean to lead an abundant, integrated life as a second chair leader? Our guest, Jim Bradshaw, also a KINDLE board member, provides insight and wisdom on well being, from his years of experience in Kansas, serving second chair leaders in a variety of ways. 


    Resources mentioned in today’s episode: 
    Quote about Second Chair Leaders “Leading from the Second Chair Serving Your Church, Fulfilling Your Role, and Realizing Your Dreams '' by Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson, 2005. Ordering Your Private World, by Gordon MacDonaldEmotionally Healthy Discipleship - Pete ScazzeroKansas District, LCMS, Church Worker Wellness (and many addt. resources) Concordia Plans (health insurance provider)Church Worker Self Assessment created by SED LCMSGo to KINDLE’s website to meet our board, learn more about the organization, including our programs and download an episode discussion guide! Connect: 
    Instagram: @emilyphoenix or @kindle_social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KINDLEServantLeaders Email: emily@kindleservantleaders.org and we may share your story in the future! Share this episode with a friend and leave us a review. 

    • 34 min
    Episode #014: Stay Connected

    Episode #014: Stay Connected

    On this episode of Cultivating Second Chair Leaders, we discuss the importance of staying connected as it enhances our relationships and social health. "Finding Hope", a book, written by guest, Heidi Goehmann (@heidigoehmann), enhances our conversation as we better understand the dynamics and value of an authentic Christian community. 
    Resources mentioned in today’s episode: 
    Quote about Second Chair Leaders “Leading from the Second Chair Serving Your Church, Fulfilling Your Role, and Realizing Your Dreams '' by Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson, 2005. “No Cure For Being Human” by Kate Bowler“Finding Hope” by Heidi Goehmann and other resources mentioned by our guest found at www.heidigoehmann.com   Pre-order Heidi’s newest book: “Emotions and the Gospel Created for Connection” (we will discuss it in a bonus episode in October!)Go to www.kindleservantleaders.org  to learn more about the organization, download an episode discussion guide and support our work!Connect: 
    Instagram: @emilyphoenix or @kindle_social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KINDLEServantLeaders Email: emily@kindleservantleaders.org and we may share your story in the future! Share this episode with a friend and leave us a review. 

    • 41 min
    Episode #013: Optimize Finances

    Episode #013: Optimize Finances

    On this episode of Cultivating Second Chair Leaders we talk about pursuing behaviors which promote optimal use of God-given financial resources. With the help of guest Sarah Olson (@sarah_a_olson), we frame our conversation around defining generous giving and living and how each generation provides an important perspective that shapes how we serve God with our resources.

    Resources mentioned in today’s episode: 
    Quote about Second Chair Leaders “Leading from the Second Chair Serving Your Church, Fulfilling Your Role, and Realizing Your Dreams '' by Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson, 2005. Reference to leading up and down from The 360° Leader by John C. Maxwell IU School of Philanthropy: ​​https://philanthropy.iupui.edu/ 2021 Fidelity Research: https://www.fidelitycharitable.org/insights/2021-future-of-philanthropy.htmlGo to www.kindleservantleaders.org  to learn more about the organization, download an episode discussion guide and support our work!Connect: 
    Instagram: @emilyphoenix or @kindle_social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KINDLEServantLeaders Email: emily@kindleservantleaders.org and we may share your story in the future! Share this episode with a friend and leave us a review. 

    • 39 min
    Episode #012: Grow in Wisdom

    Episode #012: Grow in Wisdom

    On this episode of Cultivating Second Chair Leaders We discuss the importance of keeping our mind sharp with opportunities for continuing education, not just in an academic setting, but growing in wisdom as it shapes us to be more Christ-like as servant leaders in the second chair. Our guest, Kyle Blake (@khblake), also shares about his unique roles and experience as both a 1st and 2nd chair leader.

    Resources mentioned in today’s episode: 
    Quote about Second Chair Leaders “Leading from the Second Chair Serving Your Church, Fulfilling Your Role, and Realizing Your Dreams '' by Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson, 2005. Nonviolent Communication by Marshall B. Rosenberg: https://www.amazon.com/Nonviolent-Communication-Language-Life-Changing-Relationships/dp/189200528X Emotionally Health book series by Pete Scazzero: https://www.christianbook.com/page/christian-living/emotionally-healthy Go to www.kindleservantleaders.org/podcast to learn more about the organization, download an episode discussion guide (including the ARK Team Communication model referenced in the episode) and support our work!Connect: 
    Instagram: @emilyphoenix or @kindle_social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KINDLEServantLeaders Email: emily@kindleservantleaders.org and we may share your story in the future! Share this episode with a friend and leave us a review. 

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

psalm_374 ,

Encouraging stories

So encouraged by Bill’s very real stories about being a second chair leader. There are good and hard moments in the journey. He speaks to both, shares some concrete ideas and points to the hope we have in Jesus. Looking forward to future guests and their stories.

Lisah623 ,

Real

I’m only halfway through the first episode but am eating up the nuggets of truth about the beauty of being in the second chair.

The Director99 ,

Sensational

Loving this podcast so far! Great to hear words of wisdom for this of us in the 2nd chair!

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