Second in Command: Becoming a Next Generation Leader of Excellence  -     By: Dutch Sheets, Chris Jackson
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Second in Command is written to strengthen those in the position of "right-hand man." For some, being "number two" is a training ground for an eventual promotion into top leadership, but for others it is a calling. Whether you pastor a church or are a "marketplace minister," Second in Command teaches you how to become a next-generation leader.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 173
Vendor: Destiny Image
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 (inches)
ISBN: 0768422930
ISBN-13: 9780768422931
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Written for those in the position of "right-hand man," this work teaches themhow to become the next-generation leaders of excellence.

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  1. Steve Hyde
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    A book for Executive Pastors
    July 3, 2011
    Steve Hyde
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    Quality: 3
    Value: 3
    Meets Expectations: 2
    I was interested in this topic of being a good second leader because I think it is important for all Christian leaders to how to be good "servants" of senior leaders, as even senior leaders are under other leaders as well. Dutch Sheets is a well-known Christian author and Chris Jackson is his "second in command". As a senior leader I know the importance of having good leaders around me. The best chapter in the book is number two. In that chapter he gives a "job description" for a second in command. It was very helpful, so I'll list it here:

    1. Second-in-command leaders must be men of courage and faith. (Women too!)

    2. They must be self-starting men of initiative.

    3. They must earn the trust and carry the heart of their senior leader.

    4. They must earn the trust and carry the hearts of those whom they lead.

    5. Sometimes they need to speak the truth in love to their leader.

    6. They must be excellent communicators, communicating their own personal struggles as well as all pertinent details of the organization.

    7. They must be healed of their wounds. Right-hand men are targets of the enemy and unhealed wounds are open doors for the spirit of betrayal.

    8. They must be aware of the strategic moments when the senior leader's presence is required.

    9. Sometimes their own needs must defer to the needs of the people.

    10. They are crucial for the success of the kingdom.

    To me, that was the best segment of the book. Basically, the book is an Executive Pastor (staff manager) recounting what he has learned being a "second-in-command" for a senior leader. While it is good for those to glean leadership and management principles from, mainly, it will be a help for Executive Pastors. . . so the audience is a bit limited. It will probably sell more books than its target audience however, since Dutch Sheets (a well known pastor and writer) is co-authoring the book. Basically, he gives a list of 12 points at the end of the book from a Senior Pastor perspective on how to have a good Executive Pastor.

    It was a good book and a quick read for me. I would recommend it to any church leaders (senior pastor, executive pastor all the way to the worship leader!) Those in non-church leadership may find helpful points, but probably not worth the read because it is from a perspective of being "second-in-command" to a Senior Pastor. Beyond that, it may not have much impact.

    If you are a "second-in-command" struggling to find your way, you would probably give this book 4 stars. However, if you are like me and not in a leadership crisis, I would just give it 3 stars. It's ok.
  2. Sandi
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    October 16, 2006
    Sandi
    This book is one of the greatest leadership books I have ever read. I think I have read the 2nd chapter 5 or 6 times just because of the information. I got new insight every time I read it. The wisdom that has been given is invaluable to every leader in the body of Christ. It will help you become a leader that will support your pastor in an priceless way. Each chapter is unique in itself. Please be sure to pass it on to your Pastor. I did and he loved it!!! It will enlighten him regarding ministry leadership also. Don't be afraid to invest into your pastor's life. It will be worth it.And yes...I did complete the book.Totally awesome.. Thank you for writing it.
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