Coach the person instead of the problem. Chad lays out some distinctions that help us draw out the fullness of a client. Strangely we talk a little too much about jockeys. And stay tuned till the very end for instructions on how to download a free tool that will help you dive into today’s topic.
5 aspects of a person
- Natural gifts
- Acquired strengths
- Spiritual Gifts
Chad wanted me to make available a one page breakdown of the 7 Heavenly Virtues. You can download this helpful resource by going to www.coachapproachministries.org/virtues.
Accountability is our subject this week, as Chad Hall and Brian Miller answer questions such as:
- What is importance of accountability?
- What is basic accountability in the coaching?
- Should you ask about the actions next time?
- What are some ways to create accountability structures?
- What are some examples of accountability?
- How does accountability change depending on the client?
Ken Jones is a pastor who coaches physicians. He has written 3 books and is working on the 4th.
Common Coaching Topics with doctors
- Life balance issues
- Spiritual issues (not close to their pastor)
You can contact Ken Jones at email@example.com.
Chuck Gohn is the Senior of a small, independent, non-denominational church on the north side of Pittsburgh. For the last two years, Chuck has been attempting to implement a coaching culture as part of the overall discipleship model for the church.
Challenges of implementation:
- People don’t “get” coaching or reject as trendy.
- Because of relational aspect, women gravitate to coaching more than men.
Joys of implementation:
- High Impact low investment of time. Very good ministry for a person with not a lot of time but has the desire to contribute in a significant way.
- Takes away the excuse for people not growing in their faith.
- Small groups have validity, but a person can hide for years. Coaching places them in a growth position
Advice for implementing coaching in the local church.
- Some are not coachable (need to be creative, resourceful, whole)
- Take it slow. Don’t advertise a coaching workshop. Hand pick a few people and begin coaching them.
- Celebrate wins. Get a cheerleader.
- Require your potential coaches to be coached