This is a Specialty Course for Christians who aspire to acquire specialized training or become a "mission coach" who helps clients live on mission with moral courage. Coaching skills are people skills. To coach at a missional level is to prod someone else to score by being true to Christ. Coaching skills are valuable for catalyzing change, establishing results, and elevating others to live on a higher plane of lasting impact. The course entails 40 hours of face to face class time along with directed field work.
Key Questions To Be Explored:
What is coaching? How does coaching differ from parenting? And mentoring?
How can a coach simultaneously offer strong support and constructive criticism?
What are the common traps that coaches fall into?
What kind of boundaries should coaches set between themselves and their clients?