Christian Coaching: Helping Others Turn Potential Into Reality
Coaching has expanded beyond athletics to almost every aspect of life that requires accountability, encouragement, and a commitment to growth. ^^Dr. Gary R. Collins takes the successful principles of coaching and gives them a God-centered application. Broader in scope than...
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Coaching has expanded beyond athletics to almost every aspect of life that requires accountability, encouragement, and a commitment to growth.
^^Dr. Gary R. Collins takes the successful principles of coaching and gives them a God-centered application. Broader in scope than either mentoring or discipling, Christian Coaching helps people find God's vision for their lives and learn to live accordingly through stories, insights, and interviews.
Coaching is a widely respected and highly effective way of helping people get unstuck. Companies, churches, families, and individuals are turning to coaches for help in navigating life's transitions, obstacles, relationships, and more. This second edition of Christian Coaching is a revised, expanded, and updated version with significant new material to reflect current trends and standards in the coaching field. Dr. Collins offers you biblical principles, how-tos, and practical forms and tools to enhance your coaching skills. You'll learn how to: * Refine your listening and questioning skills * Apply coaching principles in various facets of life, including church, the workplace, and marriage * Use the reproducible forms in the back of the book to enhance your coaching * Be more effective in helping people discover and live out God's purpose for their lives Though used widely as a respected textbook and reference for Christian leaders, pastors, and counselors, this may also be the most entertaining book you will read on coaching. It is full of life wisdom and riveting stories that will equip you to help people get from where they are to where they want to be.
With a biblically based approach, this groundbreaking textbook for life coaching explores a new coaching model, how-to sections field-tested for more than eight years, custom forms coaches can use, and more. ^
Dr. Gary R. Collins (Ph.D., Purdue University) is a licensed psychologist who served for twenty years as professor of psychology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is author of more than 170 articles and about 45 books, including Christian Counseling: A Comprehensive Guide (Third edition), The Biblical Basis of Christian Counseling; Casebook of Christian Counseling and Family Shock: Keeping Families Strong in the Midst of Earthshaking Change. Most recently he has produced Christian Coaching: Helping Others Turn Potential into Reality and How To Be A People Helper.