Costa Mitchell is a follower of Jesus since 1967, a husband to Lorraine since 1971, a father of 4 adult children, a grandfather (“Pappi”) of 9 grandchildren, and a pastor, in that order of importance. His passions include sport of most kinds, African bushveld and wildlife, family and friends, and seeing people grow into freedom and maturity in their relationship with God. After planting 4 and pastoring 7 churches over 27 years, Costa has been the National Director of the Association of Vineyard Churches in South Africa since 1997. He and Lorraine reside in Cape Town, South Africa, where, when not travelling to train and consult with leaders and local churches in South and Sub-Saharan Africa, they walk, garden, he plays (bad) golf and is the only colour-blind artist in the world!
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
This conference consisted of 3 sessions in which Costa helped articulate the making of a leader. He touched on areas such as calling, vision and mission, character and charisma, strategic/missional leadership, and what servanthood looks like.