“Well, I’ve made a decision. I don’t think I can do this any more. So, I’ve decided to quit!” murmured Pastor Josh on the other end of the phone. Could this be God’s revelation to him?
His coach responded with empathy, “Wow, sounds like you’ve come to some serious conclusions.”
“Yes, after all that’s happened, I just can’t see how I can continue to pastor here. I’ve done all I can do and feel like it’s time…time to move on.” he sighs.
“You mentioned you just couldn’t see how you could continue. What would you need to see to stay?” his coach asked.
“At this point, a burning bush would work!” Both chuckle. Then the pastor responds again, “I guess I’m just not seeing any fruit in what we’re trying to accomplish.”
“What are you seeing Josh?” Continue reading “Coaching and God’s Revelation”
How do you become a leader – the leader you were meant to be? Meet Dan, a 47 year old pastor at a relatively contemporary church on the west coast. Dan has been the senior leader for eight years and has watched a handful of people meeting in his home grow to a formidable church of over 700. Continue reading “Become a Leader God Meant You to Be”
Isn’t it ironic that when men and women hear the call of God on their lives to enter the ministry, it is most often a very specific call—undoubtedly rooted in their strengths, unique design and purpose or destiny in life? Continue reading “Strengths: How to Strengthen Them”
As life coaches, we are all about helping people find and follow their God-given calling. It is easy for us to assume that to live your destiny 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 to live 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. Continue reading “Live Your Destiny: When Not To”