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Christian Woman Leadership Podcast

144 EpisodesProduced by Esther LittlefieldWebsite

It's time for you to embrace your God-given gifts, skills, and passions and lead with confidence. Host Esther Littlefield is a pastor's wife and business owner, and she is joined by co-host Holly Cain. They discuss issues related to leading as a Christian woman, and they also interview other women w… read more


124: Learning to Trust and Finding Your Gifts in Different Seasons of Leadership with Misty Phillip

How do you trust God during devastating losses and seasons of challenge and uncertainty? And how do you uncover and begin using the experiences and gifts God has given you?


Almost no one’s leadership journey is a straight and easy path, and Misty Phillip’s experience is no exception. In this episode, Misty shares some of the challenges she faced when trusting God to transition from working a comfortable corporate job to staying home to homeschool her children. In addition, she tells us how God led her into speaking and podcasting and eventually founding the first Christian podcast conference. If you’ve ever had a dream or idea to potentially speak or start a podcast, you’re sure to find encouragement in this episode.


Through our conversation, you’ll hear how Misty had to trust God through these different seasons of leadership. And you’ll learn how she started to uncover and use the gifts God had placed in her. Misty shares insights on why we need to surround ourselves with people we admire and how to find others you can trust.


For the full show notes for this episode, go to

Key Points Discussed:
  • Misty’s life and leadership journey [3:36]
  • Challenges Misty has faced [6:50]
  • How Misty transitioned into a new phase of leadership [9:00]
  • Leadership lessons [12:30]
  • Misty’s podcasting journey [14:13]
  • The journey of starting the Spark Christian Podcast Conference [20:30]
  • Misty’s business experience [27:00]
  • Advice for potential or new podcasters [32:10]
  • How Misty has learned to understand her gifts [35:00]
  • Encouragement for a new leader [39:40]
  • Leaders are learners [41:29]
  • How to find your safe people [45:00]


Resources & Links: Connect with Misty:


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This episode was originally published on on Nov. 3, 2020.

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