As coaches we use many unique skills and spiritual gifts in building our ministry or business. However, we are all called to participate in God’s greater purpose for our life as servant leaders.
What defines a servant leader?
While our culture tends to recognize leaders as those with a particular skill set or personality, servant leadership isn’t based on talent or position; rather, it’s God’s high call on everyone’s life who is committed to following Jesus. Read More ›
What exactly is Grace Space in coaching ? It is a phrase we use at Christian Coach Institute to describe how to give your clients the gift of silence and allow them to be in the moment with their thoughts, and to hear from Holy Spirit. Silence is a very hard skill for most of us to maintain. It is human nature to assume silence means we must speak to fill the the sometimes uncomfortable, awkward pause hanging in the air.
However, one of the best skills you can develop as a life coach is to slow down when asking your coaching client curious questions and give a generous portion of grace space to your client.
How strong is your belief in God’s promises? Let’s get real and ask some tough questions. How many times do we end up relying on our own devices and decision making and not turning toward God?
Have you ever stopped to think if your life may be different if you learned to believe 100% and have enough faith to allow God to fulfill his promises to us?
It’s that little voice in your head whispering nasty little lies such as:
- “I’m going to fail as a coach”
- “She/He is so much better than me.”
- “I have invested so much money on education for nothing”
- “I am too busy, too pressured, too this or that.”
Recently, a prospective student asked me “What is the best question to ask coach training schools? And, if I were in her shoes, what would be my personal criteria for choosing the right coach training school to attend?” Well, that is a very tall order!
I’ve been in the coaching business for over 20 years and founded the Christian Coach Institute. There are so many changes happening in the field of professional coaching right now. which often changes what makes a good coach training school. Here are the 7 questions that I believe are critical for any potential student of coaching to ask.