Item description for Christ -centered Coaching: 7 Benefits for Ministry Leaders (TCP Leadership Series) by Jane Creswell...
Overview Creswell draws from her extensive corporate and ministry coaching experience to provide ministers and other church leaders a clear definition of what coaching is and the seven basic benefits an individual, team, or church can receive through a qualified coach. Solidly based in experience, each chapter is built upon an actual scenario growing out of Creswell's own coaching experience. Along with the illustration, she provides scriptural teaching, gives explicit information on the purpose and merits of coaching, additional resources, and tips for coaching.
Publishers Description Creswell draws from her extensive corporate and ministry coaching experience to provide ministers and other church leaders a clear definition of what coaching is and the seven basic benefits an individual, church, or group can receive through a qualified coach. Solidly based in experience, each chapter is built upon an actual scenario growing out of Creswell's own coaching experience. Along with the illustration, she provides scriptural teaching, gives explicit information on the purpose and merits of coaching, additional resources, and tips for coaching.
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Studio: Chalice Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.36" Width: 5.86" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.52 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2006
Publisher Chalice Press
Series TCP Leadership
ISBN 082720499X ISBN13 9780827204997
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More About Jane Creswell
Jane Creswell, as a conference and seminar speaker, inspires coaches and organizational leaders with her insight about leadership development. She has had multiple articles published about her internal coaching, including recent ones in HR Magazine and TIME magazine. Jane is a Master Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation.
Reviews - What do customers think about Christ -centered Coaching: 7 Benefits for Ministry Leaders (TCP Leadership Series)?
Great information from a great coach Oct 19, 2007
Jane Creswell has years of coaching and teaching coaches under her belt. She has done a great job of sharing some of the most basic and most important information on coaching in this great book. This book is also very helpful for those of us who want to do coaching in a Christian context. If you are considering coaching or being coached, this book is a must-read.
Guide to Coaching Potential by a Master Coach Sep 3, 2007
Christ-Centered Coaching: 7 Benefits for Ministry Leaders is a excellent introduction for Christian leaders to what coaching is and how it can help. The author, Jane Creswell, is no hack when it comes to coaching. She's the founder of the IBM Coaches Network and a Master Certified Coach, she's also a Christian with a passion to bring coaching to ministry leaders.
The strength of the book lies in Creswell's ability to dig into seven coaching approaches, which also serve as seven mental models or attitudes of a coach. Each chapter is illustrated with useful case studies of coaching situations that take the book from theory to real life. The seven are:
These seven may not sound particularly unique, they are not, what is unique is the way Creswell illustrates how coaching accomplishing these things in a non-directive way and integrates these with Scriptures. As such, this book is helpful to learn the mindset and approaches of a good coach. Both potential coaches and clients would benefit from reading it.
Christ-Centered Coaching adds to a growing library of coaching books for Christians.
Great Insights for Coaching Jul 18, 2006
I believe "Christ-centered Coaching" is a great book both for those who coach and those are coached. It gives clarity as to what coaching is and is not and what it can strive to attain. The book is easily understood, even by the novice to coaching. I would recommend this book as one to be read first by those who are just beginning to explore coaching.
Christ-Centered Coaching Helps Everyone Jun 2, 2006
A well-written book which appears to be targeted towards men and women who serve on the staffs of churches, it also provides valuable insights into how coaching works and how it can benefit everyone. It is organized in a manner that makes it easy to read, easy to understand, and easy to refer back to. I recommend it for everyone's library.