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Coaching for Healthy Relationships

As Christian coaches, we are blessed with some awesome truths. We have a relational God. Who loves us abundantly as His children. God chose us before the foundations of the world, rather than…
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Living an Abundant Life

As coaches, we often find ourselves wearing several different hats depending on whatever situation we happen to be dealing with. Before we know it, we may find ourselves with a few too many hats in our coaching closets! The result: chaotic thinking and a sense of being overwhelmed. Here are some suggestions from Colleen Nordlund on how to keep perspective while you deal with a hectic schedule.
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How to Narrow Your Coaching Specialty – by Anita Stadler, PhD

Executive coaches usually have a wide range of experience, but knowing your specialty is also important. Have you identified yours? Being clear about your specialty is not only a basic marketing principle, but testimony to why God has called you to coaching.
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Making Contracts Biblical by Tony Stoltzfus

Over the years I’ve personally been deeply grieved to watch a number of important relationships in the Christian coaching world implode over contract issues. Those experiences started me thinking: what does scripture have to say about a Christian coach’s relationship to contracts and the legal system? We all use coaching agreements, and we have contracts with the schools that train us with those who do work for us. Is the way we craft these agreements biblical, or are we just copying common business practices without really thinking about how the fit with a Kingdom perspective?

So let’s dive in and explore what a biblical approach to coaching contracts might look like…
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Receiving: The Gift of the Season, by Ginny Victory

“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold and of incense and myrrh.”
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NLP & Christian Coaching by Tony Husted

What is Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and Should a Christian Use it?

[Editor’s Note: We’d like to start a dialogue on this issue, so feel free to comment!]

These questions come across my desk or are raised in a telephone conversation almost daily. I would like to shine some light on this topic and open a conversation and exploration about it with you. In doing so I think it is important to define what is NLP, explore it’s origins, and applications.

Neuro-Linguistic Programming: What is it really?
The origins of NLP are fairly simple. Two men, John Grinder and Richard Bandler were interested in…
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Are You Called to Be a Christian Coach? by Katie Brazelton PhD

God has placed a distinct call on the lives of Christians in the coaching profession. Whether you are thinking about becoming a Life Coach or are looking for a Coach to walk alongside you, let this discussion help you reflect on two things: First of all, God has His eyes on this influential, Kingdom-building group of dedicated servant-coaches. And secondly, He has anointed them to coach on a vast array of topics in the power of His Holy Name.

As Life Coaching fast-becomes a partner to the Lay Counseling ministries in our churches…
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Barnabas: A Biblical Role Model for Coaching by Katie Brazelton PhD, MDiv, MA

Coach trainer and founder of Life Purpose Coaching Centers International, Katie Brazelton, writes about a biblical example of  life coaching.

Some of the greatest achievements in each of our lives can be traced back to a…
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Why Faith-Based Professional Coach Training? by Keith E. Webb

Dr. Keith E. Webb, coach trainer and cross-cultural leader with Creative Results Management, builds the case for faith-based professional coach training.

Many in ministry call themselves a “coach” or describe their ministry function as…
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