There comes a time in every leader’s life when they just wonder why. “Why am I doing this? Why am I putting up with all this conflict? Why do I keep “hitting my head against this wall? Why did I ever think I was supposed to do this?” What’s the point of perseverance in this situation? Do any of those questions sound familiar to you?
As a Christian leader, do you ever find yourself questioning your call? “Did I really hear God in this? If I did, where is He now? I feel so incredibly alone. This vision has become a ten-ton weight on my head. Nobody else seems to get it.” Continue reading “Perseverance is an Art”
Your life calling is: a message you embody to a specific audience for an ultimate impact through a unique task.
You have a message that impacts others as you do your mission—your life calling. The message is Christ embodied in you in some particular way for the world. It’s the unique way Jesus shines through you because of how he has shaped your identify. Continue reading “Life Calling and It’s Many Facets”
During the research I did for The Calling Journey (a book for life coaches on coaching the stages and transitions of Christian life purpose), one of the most interesting findings was how prevalent difficult late-life transitions were for mature leaders. Here are some common characteristics I observed: Continue reading “Christian Life Purpose: Valleys in the Calling Journey”
When coaching married clients, life coaches need to be alert to how purpose is handled in the marriage. When working on major decisions while coaching married clients, I want to know about the spouse’s role in the decision-making process. Here are some questions I ask: Continue reading “Coaching Married Clients”