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The Invitation: Transforming the Heart through Desire Fulfilled
by Tony Stoltzfus
254 pages, softcover
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This seminal book by master coach Tony Stoltzfus will take you beyond coaching behavior to working with the heart--and seeing the dramatic transformation that comes from coaching the deepest levels of the human psyche. And it includes access to four hours of FREE video of Tony coaching leaders through the techniques in the book!

The Invitation makes coaching the heart practical. Packed with stories, examples, tools, and models, its a book you'll refer to over and over again.

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Coaching Questions: A Coach's Guide to Powerful Asking Skills
by Tony Stoltzfus
100 pages, Large Format
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Want to perfect your asking skills with the help of a master coach? Coaching Questions is the best-selling asking resource for both coaches in training and seasoned professionals. This comprehensive toolkit is packed with dozens of asking tools, models and exercises, covering everything from conversational models, options and obstacles to advanced asking skills like reframing, tolerations and decision strategies (click here to view the Table of Contents). Each questioning technique is described, then illustrated with coaching question examples (over 1,000 in all), asking tips and practice exercises. This reference guide is one you'll turn to again and again.

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When NOT to Live Your Destiny

by Tony Stoltzfus

As life coaches, we are all about helping people find and follow their God-given callings. It is easy for us to assume that moving into a destiny role or task is a given -- that God's will is for every person (or at least every mature believer) to being doing what they were made to do.

So it may come as a surprise to hear that living your destiny is often NOT the will of God for your life. It is vitally important for life coaches to be able to help clients discern the timing issues of life purpose instead of just assuming that an active pursuit of it is the right thing to do.

Here are four often-overlooked principles that can indicate when in life it is time to hold our call lightly or even let it go...
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Leadership Coaching
by Tony Stoltzfus
320 pages
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Leadership Coaching is our best-selling how-to book for learning Christian coaching or improving life coaching skills. It is filled with real-life stories, practical tools and application exercises that teach you how to coach.

The first section describes the part coaching can play in the larger purposes of God for a believer's life. Tony goes beyond simply pointing to question examples in scripture, to explaining the biblical values behind Christian leadership coaching. Section II shows you how to coach with a hands-on, interactive style. The book guides you through each of the seven key process elements of effective coaching in detail. Special Master Class chapters provide extra examples and training exercises for important skills.

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Asking Profound Questions (formerly "Asking to Win")
by Bob Biehl
31 pages
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A great question can transform your life. In this compact, high-impact booklet, Bobb Biehl, a well-known speaker and life- and business planning consultant, has captured over 100 jewels from his own experience of asking profound questions. The booklet also contains samples of several planning tools and rules of thumb for asking, planning and deciding.

Bob Biehl's questions run the gamut from career change to brainstorming to organizing to problem solving. It's a great pocket resource for Christian coaches seeking to improve their asking skills or find examples of life-changing questions. Great questions help us to think through a variety of options.

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Questions for Jesus
by Tony Stoltzfus
135 pages, softcover
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Want to bring God encounters into your coaching--and your relationship with Jesus? Stop praying about the business ("God, what do you want me to do?") and learn to pray about the relationship ("Jesus, here's what I like about you: ____. What do you like most about me?") with a master of engaging the heart as your guide.

Questions for Jesus by master coach Tony Stoltzfus takes you on a journey of learning how to pray and coach around your deepest desires. Written in a devotional format, this book takes heart-level conversation with Jesus to a new level.

Questions for Jesus shows how Jesus spoke to the deepest desires of those he met--and how he can do so for you. Built around 52 passages in Matthew where Jesus touches desires, each meditation offers five powerful, heart-level questions that will help you enter into the passage and receive what your heart most longs to hear.

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TableTopics: Dinner Party
Questions to Start Great Conversations
4" Acrylic Cube, 135 cards
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Here's a great conversational game for sharing with friends--or the coach in your life! Each TableTopics set includes 135 question cards in a sleek acrylic cube. Use these ice-breaker questions to liven up a party, foster significant conversations, or just have fun. Pick a card, ask the question and let the conversation begin!

The Dinner Party Set is perfect for breaking the ice and getting your guests sharing and laughing with each other.

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The Complete Guide to Christian Coach Training (Download)
by Linda Hedberg
106 pages
Up-to-date research on Christian coach training schools, updated for 2016
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The Complete Guide to Christian Coach Training is a one-of-a-kind objective review that gives you the facts on over a dozen different Christian coach training programs. If you need help choosing the training program that fits your needs, your budget, and who you want to coach, this e-book is the place to start.

If you are thinking about investing the time and money it takes to get trained as a coach, you owe it to yourself to check out this highly-recommended, up-to-date guide to Christian coach training!

“For meta-formation certification updates follow this link: updated requirements. Author Hedberg is keeping the 2016 edition through 2017.”

The Complete Guide to Christian Coach Training (Download) $19.99
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A Pocket Guide to Coaching Small Groups
by Randall Neighbour
95 pages
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In this quick read, Randall Neighbour, a leader in the small group movement, tackles one of the biggest problems in small group coaching: building the kind of relationships with small group leaders that make them want to meet with you. What your leaders need most is a friend who will support them in ministry and help their group achieve its goals. This pocket guide provides excellent tips for time management, preventing discouragement, investing in leaders for maximum impact, and your role in developing new leaders from the groups you support. If you embrace the simple principles found in this book, you’ll become the kind of coach that makes small group ministry a life-changing experience for everyone involved.

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Pro-Active Parent Coaching
Capturing the Heart of Your Child
by Gregory Bland
Forward by Tony Stoltzfus

174 pages
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This wonderfully-practical manual shows how to apply the coaching approach to Christian parenting. Filled with sample coaching dialogs, practice exercises and feedback from youth about how the coaching approach has impacted them, author Greg Bland shows how valuing your kids' hearts through listening and asking can transform your relationships. Written by a coach who has actually done this in his own family, this book doesn't just tell you about parent coaching: it trains you to do it.

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Getting Started in Leadership Coaching Presenter's Package v3.0 -- Download
by Tony Stoltzfus
Outlines, PowerPoint, Guide & Promo Materials for a Level I Coaching Course
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This Open Source coach training course outline will help you introduce Christian life coaching in your church, team or ministry. The new version 3.0 also includes a 75-slide PowerPoint presentation for doing in-person classes.

The 8-session class or tele-class outlines contain everything you need to offer the Getting Started in Leadership Coaching training course. Participant materials (purchased separately) are the acclaimed book Leadership Coaching and the companion 4-disc Leadership Coaching Live! CD set. Each week participants read a few chapters from the book, listen to a demo coaching session from the CD set, and then participate in a live, interactive class session with you as the coach trainer.

This complete Presenter's Package includes: in-depth presenter's outlines, course schedules, a participant's packet, a PowerPoint presentation, an orientation session outline, tips for running and promoting the coaching class--even a color promotional e-flyer you can modify with your course name and dates.

Open Source means you can offer training royalty free. Along with the downloadable materials, you'll also get a license to purchase the participant books and CDs at a special 30% discount. Please note: this is not a self-study course, but a set of outlines that let you function as a trainer for others.

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Marriage Coaching

Heart, Hope and Skills for a Great Relationship

by Jeff and Jill Williams
Foreword by Tony Stoltzfus

212 pages, softcover
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Combining years as marriage coaches with an extensive background in counseling and therapy, Jeff and Jill Williams’ book, Marriage Coaching: Heart, Hope & Skills for a Great Relationship is a resource that can breathe new life into a struggling marriage, or serve as a must-have resource for those interested in coaching other couples to a better relationship.

Within its pages, Jeff and Jill show exactly what marriage coaching is, explain what it means to have your marriage as the client, lay out the essential ingredients for your marriage to be great and give the practical steps on how to coach your marriage. This fresh approach to building and sustaining a great marriage relationship is followed by practical instruction in the heart and skills needed in the areas of effective listening, goal setting, and support, encouragement and accountability. A bonus chapter on Crisis Management is included at the end of the book for those relationships needing immediate help.

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Tony Stoltzfus - Coaching Foundations Bundle
by Tony Stoltzfus.

We've bundled these six key resources together at a price you won't find anywhere else! This package is perfect for growing or aspiring coaches, and includes:

Leadership Coaching is our top-rated book for learning how to coach. Leadership Coaching Live! is a companion 4-disc CD set with live demos of the key concepts in the book.

Coaching Questions: A Coach's Guide to Powerful Asking Skills is a best-selling handbook of dozens of asking tools, models and techniques, with self-study schedules to help you put them into practice.

The Master Coach Series combines three advanced coaching CDs, each with over an hour of live coaching demos, debriefings and input on a particular skill area.

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