Category Archives: Coaching

Advice I need to hear

A friend told me about a list a man keeps with him to help him keep perspective. check it out. Continue reading

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A word to Christian leaders and counselors

It would be impossible to adequately prepare young leaders for handling the many issues encountered in ministry today. Continue reading

Posted in Call to ministry, Christian Counselor, Christian worldview, Church Leadership, Coaching, Counseling, Elders, elders in the Church, Emerging Leaders, Leadership, Life of a pastor, Local Church, Pastors, Qualifications for leadership, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Rutgers’ Sandusky

  There are so many fine examples of dedicated leadership in the world of coaching. Occasional ignominious and bizarre figures like Mike Rice (former Rutger’s mens basketball coach) and Jerry Sandusky (former Penn State football coach) are sad exceptions to the many … Continue reading

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Counseling the whole person

  Humans are complex beings and our fall from God’s will for us has badly complicated our existence. We experience brokenness on every level of life. Our complexity involves deficiencies in every area of life and each area overlaps with the … Continue reading

Posted in 18 Year factor, ADHD, Anxiety, Attitude, Behavior, Broken Relationships, Change, Christian Counselor, Christian worldview, Coaching, Counseling, Depression, Despair, Discouragement, Drug addiction, Holistic ministry, Imago Dei, Medicine, Neuroscience, Parenting, Spiritual Detox, Spiritual transformation | 2 Comments

A few thoughts on three stories

Penn State University
 
The guilty verdict against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky offered measured closure to wounds that painfully reopened with Judge Louis Freeh’s report on Penn state’s handling of the Sandusky case. The significant and tragic failures … Continue reading

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Insecure leaders are dangerous

5 Reasons leaders sometimes make leading about themselves? Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Antagonists, Church Leadership, Coach, Coaching, Counseling, Elders, Leadership, Life of a pastor, Pastors | 2 Comments

Thoughts from a great coach

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” “You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.” “Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. … Continue reading

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