7) CMI Foundational Coaching Skills

CMI’s Foundational Coaching Skills training program is the starting place in CMI and will open the door to their advanced training modules and your future in Coaching. They had live workshops planned in Chiang Mai, Thailand during 2020 beginning February 10-14. There’s also a Teleclass that starst October 9, 2019. The language is English. Learn more at …



10) How to Coach Financial Support Raisers

Coaching Financial Support Raisers in Ministry is now available on Amazon in paperback print edition as well as eBook. This practical guidebook is a crucial resource that lets anyone learn how to coach, walk alongside, and provide consistent accountability to support raisers as they prepare for ministry. It’s designed for organizations, churches, and individuals. Anyone can impact the nations by being a coach, and now you have the guidebook for it!


4) Foundational Coaching Skills Asia

Foundational Coaching Skills provides high-quality, affordable coach training to help missionaries, team leaders, ministry directors, and others to implement the use of coaching skills in their ministry. The 12-month online and 5-day on-site offers opportunities to experience coaching for your own life and work and immersion in a five day, hands-on, highly interactive on-site workshop introducing coaching and coaching skills. Learn more at…


10) Receive Personal Coaching from Coaching Mission International

CMI will match you with a professionally trained, experienced life/leadership coach who shares your faith and values and understands the unique challenges of working cross-culturally. Your coach will walk alongside you providing perspective, support, and encouragement as you identify your change goals and then form and walk out a plan to attain them. To learn more about getting your own Personal Coach, click to…


8) Get Foundational Coaching Skills Training (FOCOS )

Are you looking for practical training that will help you make use of coaching skills and principles in your leadership roles? Coaching Mission International (CMI) is committed to supporting you as you learn to integrate coaching skills into your leadership sphere. The curriculum includes experiencing coaching for yourself during a five-day interactive workshop introducing coaching skills, mentor coaching, and teleclasses for skill development and application as you begin to use those skills with others. It’s taught onsite in Phoenix, AZ, September 10-14, 2019. Learn more at…

5) Free Chapter from “The COACH: Model for Christian Leaders”

1stchapterfreeCoaching is an amazing tool for increasing your ministry impact. Author, Keith Webb, writes of his struggle to achieve ministry results first as a missionary in Japan and later in Indonesia. What he needed was a new approach — not a program, but a Holy Spirit-driven way of evangelism, discipleship, and developing leaders. What he discovered has helped thousands of ministry leaders to multiply their ministry impact. Download the first chapter of his book “The COACH: Model for Christian Leaders,” free when you sign up for his ministry coaching newsletter. Go to:

7) Free One-Hour TeleClass on Coaching —

Lori - cutout2x3It’s taught by Lori Webb, an instructor with Creative Results Management, the coaching trainers. She explains, “If you want to see people transformed… if you want to help others develop… if you want to multiply your efforts… then you owe it yourself and others to explore coaching.” Register for her free TeleClass, meeting on Tuesday, April 17 , 8am (Seattle) or 5pm (Paris). You’ll learn 3 major obstacles people in ministry face and how you can overcome them, 3 benefits of coaching in your ministry and how to achieve them and 3 reasons people don’t coach well and how Creative Results’ Certificate Programs can help. Yes, there will be a gentle commercial at the end, but you’ll still reportedly pick up a lot of content in the rest of the hour. For a complete description go to the Explore Coaching page.

or register directly here…

Upon registration you will receive an email with call in instructions that will connect you to the TeleClass.
(Thanks to Kelly and Michèle O’Donnell for mentioning this free coaching class to us in an email last week. Learn more about their work at

2) Become Fully Funded In A Few Months

Kingdom ComeIf you can commit to an hour and a half a day, four days a week for three weeks of training — then a weekly half-hour of coaching and accountability over Skype, you can achieve your full funding in a matter of months rather than years. Every year several hundred faith ministry workers are succeeding at accelerated partnership ministry. Kingdom Come Training Courses are immediately available for the Fall months. No travel costs! The training is done over live, interactive videoconferencing which makes it available almost anywhere in the world. Visit KCT at:

7) Rapid On-Field Leadership Development

On-the-job, field-based development is a key factor in missionary longevity and effectiveness. Coaching is an effective way to do this in person or by phone. The Core Coaching Skills Certificate Program a unique training for mission leaders integrates Biblical values, professional coaching skills, and cross-cultural ministry. It’s approved by the International Coach Federation. And it’s used by more than a 1000 mission leaders. There are programs in Atlanta, Auckland, Barcelona, Singapore, and Seattle. Save up to US$250 by registering early. Go to

for details. Or email

8) Hope For Global Mentors Facing Generations & Gender Differences

Having trouble with cross-cultural mentoring? Not sure if you’re getting across to someone from a different age range or gender? Now you can try “3G mentoring.” The 3G’s are the three primary interpersonal differences that often lead to unproductive conflict and under-realized potential: generational distinctions, global diversity and gender differences. Learn more at..

Get the book at…

(Thanks to my fellow CEO’s at the retreat I’ve just attended! :-) )

3) Our Org is Looking for Coaching Skills —

And there are a ton of resources out there. So check ’em out…

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2) New Book on Coaching in a Missions Context —

Keith Webb’s new book The COACH Model for Christian Leaders is a radically different approach to leading people. Rather than provide answers, “Coach Model” leaders ask questions to draw out what God has already put into others. Learn how to create powerful conversations to assist others to solve their own problems, reach goals, and develop leadership skills in the process. Packed with stories and illustrations that bring the principles and practice of coaching to life, this book will transform your conversations into powerful learning and results. Available in print and e-book versions.

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