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7 Questions with Clement Williams
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7 Questions with Clement Williams

Name: Clement Williams

Current title: Leader of church choir of St Luke's Church

Current organization: St Luke's Catholic Church, Chennai, India

Part of the church choir for years, now leading the choir that leads Sunday worship in our church

7 Questions with Clement Williams


1. What have you found most challenging as a church leader?

The politics that distract from the goal

2. How did you become a church leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?

It was a gradual process started with being a part of all activities, then took leadership after time

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

Segmented into home, work and church depending on the day

4. What's one book apart from the Bible that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?

Seven habits by Stephen Covey, helped me to prioritise and sharpen the axe regularly

5. What's the most recent significant leadership lesson you've learned?

Leadership is by showing the way by walking on it with the team.

6. How do you develop a healthy leadership pipeline in a church?

Groom the second line regularly by training with required inputs.
Remind yourself that you are replaceable

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a church leader so far?

Was thrown out of a choir due to politics, when I had nothing to do my wife got a few kids together and we taught them songs. Over time this small choir grew and is now the primary choir of the church. God has a plan for us.

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