Abundant Life and Significance

abundant lifeBecause many individuals come to coaching in search of significance (the sense that my life is worthwhile and what I am doing is meaningful), and an abundant life, understanding how significance fits into a biblical worldview is also important. Jesus had keen insight into what is significant in life. His idea of the meaning of life is so profound it can be expressed in a single word: Agape. Continue reading “Abundant Life and Significance”

The Heart of a Coach

The heart of a coachI believe the most important key to coaching excellence is cultivating the heart of a coach — deeply embracing the value system that underlies coaching. Learning to see people as God sees them is the foundational discipline in coaching. God chooses to work with us according to our creation (made in the image of God) and our destiny (made for relationship with him) instead of our condition (woefully screwed up). If he were responding to us according to our condition, he’d just destroy the planet and start all over again. Continue reading “The Heart of a Coach”