Books

COACH YOUR WAY THROUGH THE SCRIPTURES: A Tangible Way to Use Coaching in Ministry

coach-your-wayWritten by J. Val Hastings, MCC

Price: FREE!

There are numerous ways to use coaching in ministry.  One of my favorite ways is to use a coaching approach to scripture.  This book contains a coaching approach to a variety of my favorite Bible verses.  My hope is that you will personally benefit from reading this book and that it will encourage you to adopt a coaching approach to ministry.

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1-2-3 COACH: Start Coaching in 60 Minutes

1-2-3-coach graphicWritten by J. Val Hastings, MCC

Price: FREE!

Download this unique combination of ebook and coaching audio.  The ebook gives you an overview of coaching and a coaching model. The audio recording allows you to hear actual coaching.  This is an ideal way to learn about coaching and to start coaching within 60 minutes.

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PROFESSIONAL COACH TRAINING: Coaching4Clergy Textbook

Written by J. Val Hastings, MCC

Price: $199.95

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This is the official textbook for our Professional Coach Training.

This textbook contains an abundance of resources for the new coach. The topics covered include:

  • Getting Started as a Coach
  • The Building Blocks of Coaching
  • Common Coaching Scenarios in Ministry
  • Coaching Intact Teams and Groups
  • Creating New Awareness: Coaching on Limiting Beliefs and False Assumptions
  • Establishing Yourself as a Coach
  • Developing a Strong Personal Foundation

CHANGE YOUR QUESTIONS, CHANGE YOUR CHURCH: How to Lead with Powerful Questions

Written by J. Val Hastings, MCC

Price: $19.95

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This book is filled with stories from churches just like yours. You’ll read how they applied a coaching approach of powerful questioning, which led to a greater impact in both their church and their broader community. Using their examples, along with the sample questions and practical instructions included, you can have the same results in your church.

Where could powerful questions lead you and your church?

  • To a greater vision of what is possible
  • To concrete action steps
  • To a place of deeper curiosity, discovery and awareness
  • To a much-needed reality check
  • To acknowledgement of who you are
  • To a deeper experience of God
MINISTRY 3.0: How Today’s Church Leaders are using Coaching to Transform Ministry

Compiled by J. Val Hastings, MCC

Price: $19.95           Buy Now

All across the globe, Pastors, Ministry Staff and Church Leaders are discovering the power of coaching to enhance their effectiveness and bring new life into their ministry.

This resource is designed to give you solid examples of coaching in ministry, and we even provide you the contact information of the contributing authors so that you can contact them directly and learn even more from them.

I believe that this will become one of those books that pastors and ministry leaders will want to keep close by and refer to regularly. We’ve already decided that this book will be required reading for our coach training students.

THE NEXT GREAT AWAKENING: How to Empower God’s People with a Coach Approach to Ministry

book_300x333Written by J. Val Hastings, MCC

Price: $19.95

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This book covers the building blocks of coaching, provides a five-step coaching model and demonstrates coaching in a series of sample scenarios. Along with additional coaching techniques and strategies, the book also includes suggestions and resources for the ongoing development of coaching skills.

“Val has crafted exercises and scenarios from real-life church situations, with Biblical references and examples of how coaching can work in a church setting,” writes Trigena H. Halley of Peak Performance CCT, LLC. “This book is an excellent resource for any church leader wanting to move their church forward in a way that supports and builds relationships and empowers others!”

A COACH APPROACH TO LEADERSHIP: Enhancing Performance, Empowering Others

Coach Appoach to Leadership textbook 3-D croppedWritten by J. Val Hastings, MCC and Trigena H. Halley, PCC

Price: $19.95           Buy Now!

This is the business and non-profit version of “The Next Great Awakening” book.

This book is ideal for the business leader or non-profit leader who wants to integrate coaching skills into their work, this book covers:

  • What is Coaching?
  • The Building Blocks of Coaching
  • A Five-Step Coaching Model
  • Coaching Scenarios
  • Your Next Step for Coach Training
  • Additional Coaching Techniques and Strategies

Rich with practical examples, this book will provide you with a solid foundational understanding of coaching techniques. The tools and exercises, along with additional resources will equip you to continue to practice and develop your skills, setting you firmly on the path towards coaching excellence.

COACHING AT END OF LIFE: A Coaching Approach to Ministering to the Dying and the Grieving

Written by Don Eisenhauer, ACC and J. Val Hastings, MCC

Price: $199.95           Buy Now!

This is the official textbook for our Coaching at End of Life Training Program.

We live in a culture that is uneasy with end of life issues. Yet death is the one reality we must all face. All will die, and all will experience grief.

This textbook will focus on the spiritual leader who wants to use a coach approach to minister to the dying and the grieving. Participants will take away practical skills and behaviors that will equip them to effectively minister as an end of life coach. In addition to the 8 Building Blocks of coaching, the reader will learn 8 Supporting Building Blocks for coaching the dying, and 8 Supporting Building Blocks for coaching the grieving. Practical tools for follow up are also introduced.

Interested in more information about the program behind this book? Learn more about our program “A Coach Approach to Ministering the Dying and the Grieving.”

 PROFESSIONAL COACH TRAINING: Coaching4Business Leaders Textbook

C4BL textbook - 3-D croppedWritten by J. Val Hastings, MCC and Trigena H. Halley, PCC

Price: $199.95           Buy Now!

This is the official textbook for our business and non-profit version of Accelerated Coach Training.

This textbook contains an abundance of resources for the new coach. The topics covered include:

  • Getting Started as a Coach
  • The Building Blocks of Coaching
  • Common Coaching Scenarios in Business and Non-Profit
  • Coaching Intact Teams and Groups
  • Creating New Awareness: Coaching on Limiting Beliefs and False Assumptions
  • Establishing Yourself as a Coach
  • Developing a Strong Personal Foundation

THE E-3 CHURCH: Empowered, Effective and Entrepreneurial Leadership That Will Keep Your Church Alive

Written by J. Val Hastings, MCCicon-e3ebook

Price: Free          Click here to download the ebook

This FREE e-book will guide you through a series of mind shifts that will save you from making the mistakes that are leading to declining churches, such as:

  1. Loss of mission,
  2. Distraction from primary focus,
  3. Difficulty implementing strategic action steps,
  4. Sizeable obstacles,
  5. Clergy turn-over and
  6. Leadership development issues.

Each mind shift will help you be the kind of church leader who can:

  • Create a culture of people who are empowered, active and effective participants in the process of change
  • Achieve a new level of personal fulfillment and professional success
  • Keep your church open during these challenging times, to survive and actually thrive.