What is Life Coaching? (...and
other frequently asked questions about Life
Life Coaching is, as we see it, a safe, trusting, collaborative
relationship where we utilize a redeemed understanding of a person's
past to discern a God - inspired vision for their future. This leads
to Spirit - enabled action in the present, accompanied by an abiding
sense of Christ's presence in the moment.
"We ask to know the will of God without guessing that His
will is written into our very beings. We perceive that will when
we discern who we are." - Elizabeth O'Connor.
is about reading the map of your life, as God has sovereignly
charted it; discovering the lay of the land, pointing toward a
passionately - preferred destination; and courageously moving
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the kinds of people we work with along with the desired destinations
others are traveling towards.
you long to know God's will and plan for your life? Then
it is crucial to see your life as a comprehensive whole; or to
use a different analogy, to read it as a well-crafted story, with
a definite plot the Author intended to be discernable. Your life
is not an incomprehensible mystery-the clues are there to find,
trust in and act upon. A coach can assist you along the
Sounds good, but... is Life Coaching Biblical?
In short- most definitely! But don't simply accept that. Read
how the Bible-God's Truth-confirms and describes this coaching
process by clicking here.
How does Christian Life Coaching
differ from Biblical Counseling?
Coaching is not the same as counseling,
in that coaching's focus is on movement toward a future vision
rather than wrestling with issues from the past. We explore
and learn from the past, but we don't camp out there! If you are
able to explore your past, from a distance, allowing your past
to guide you into the future God always has had in store, then
Christian coaching is for you!
does Life Coaching come from?
Coaching has sprung up within the last decade or so as a profession,
in response to the cry of individuals caught up in a society characterized
by exploding technology, massive information overload, job uncertainty
and a harried lifestyle. People are finding themselves
in our modern - day culture, too busy, too hurried, too tired...
without a settled sense of personal purpose, choice, freedom,
has been around for a long time in different forms, but was usually
associated with sports and the arts. The job of the coach
has always been to discover, draw out, and develop a person's
best; to help them achieve excellence in their chosen field of
What is the value of Christian Life Coaching?
placed in the context of how people live their lives within the
challenging culture in which we live, we can begin to recognize
LIFE coaching's value. It encompasses WHO
we are, WHAT we believe in, and HOW
we choose to live out the implications in any and all areas of
our faith-perspective into the equation provides the foundational
confidence that our lives already possess unique value
and specific purpose given each of us by an all-powerful Creator
and loving Redeemer. Once we know Him in personal relationship,
the call and challenge becomes finding out who
we are in Christ and how we are to live in this world for Him.
Given the confusion and chaos of modern day life, this is where
the Christian Life Coach comes in.
is the most important servant leadership element in helping people
accomplish their goals".
Ken Blanchard, Bill Hybels, and Phil Hughes -
Leadership by the Book
is destined to be the leadership approach of the 21st Century..."
James Belasco - Coaching for Leadership
to read more about Christian Life Coaching's value for you.
Who is the Coach I would work
with, what is his background and how will I know we can work well
Jim Case is a professionally trained Christian Life Coach
with a wide variety of experience in ministry, consulting and
leadership capacities in both non-profit and for-profit contexts.
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meet Jim and his family personally, and to read more about his
story, vision, passion and background.
The initial consultation with Jim is free and without
obligation. The two of us will either connect while having
your questions about Christian Life Coaching's appropriateness
for you answered, or not. Usually both of us have some sense of
this. The coaching relationship is one in which your comfort level
is crucial. If for any reason we believe another arrangement would
be best, Compass Christian Coaching has a wide-range of fitting
referrals to suggest.
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learn more about how the coaching relationship works, our mutual
responsibilities within it and how we would regularly connect.
How often would we meet, for how long and what are the costs involved?
We would meet as often as two times weekly
or as infrequently as once per month-
depending upon what you want to accomplish. The length
of a coaching engagement varies as well, from as little
as six months for some, to those who choose to continue on an
ongoing basis because the relationship has proved so beneficial.
Life Coaching fees vary, depending again upon what you
want to accomplish, your current financial status and the direction
of the Holy Spirit as we consider what type of agreement to forge.
You are invited to click here
to discover the various packages Compass Christian
Coaching offers along with their attendant benefits. Customized
scheduling and fees are available should they be deemed necessary.