What Is Coaching?

Developing Bold and Resilient Church Leaders

"Coaching" is a particular method of professional development well suited to strengthening church leaders in the ways they need the most:  organizational leadership, personal resilience, and vocational discernment.
Coaching is:
  • Individualized.  Through a one-on-one relationship, coaching helps you identify the issues, obstacles, and opportunities of your particular ministry and deal with them directly. 
  • Action-oriented.   Coaching uses reflection and discernment as preparation for action.  It has a relentless focus on taking quantifiable steps towards your goals.
  • Holistic.   Coaching helps you address the interdependence of your personal faith, your sense of call, your personality and relationships, your capacities and resources, and your context.

Coaching is not:

  • Mentoring.  A coach helps you to discern and fully realize your own unique purpose and potential, not to imitate those of someone else.
  • Consulting.  A coach helps you to identify, set and reach the right goals for your work; a coach does not provide solutions for you.
  • Therapy.  A coach helps you develop your strengths and potential for the future, not on healing the brokenness from your past.


For more information on how to apply to the program, click here.