CAM 101 Introduction to Christian Coaching
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CAM 101 Introduction to Christian Coaching

Your first stop on the road to taking a Coach Approach to Leadership
4.6 (36 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
94 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2015
English
Price: $50
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 12 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • coach others into forward steps
  • ask powerful questions
  • listen with better retention
  • distinguish the difference between coaching and other helping professions
  • navigate popular coaching models
  • start a coaching relationship with a client
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Requirements
  • No previous knowledge or training is necessary for this course.
Description

At Coach Approach Ministries, we believe that coaching can have a great impact on ministry. It is our mission to teach coaching to leaders throughout the body of Christ to strengthen their ability to help people move forward.

“Coaching doesn't replace anything we do in ministry. It augments everything we do in ministry." – Arden Adamson, retired director of Coaching for the Assembly of God

In this course, we will lay a solid foundation for you as a Christian Coach. The course is divided into three sections:

  • An introduction to the concept of coaching
  • An introduction to the skills of coaching
  • And a primer on how to get started as a coach

For over a decade, we have trained pastors, small group leaders, teachers, denominational leaders, youth pastors, and more how to coach. Our materials were designed by pioneers in the field, who continue to have a high impact on leaders in both the secular business market and Christian ministry.

We have built in a great way to interact with other students in the course, and by the end, you will have developed some good resources that will help you as you begin to coach.

The course is built around 2 hours of professionally captured video teaching with a pair of great teachers who bring a relational dynamic to the class. You will not listen to a monotonous talking head but will instead feel engaged in a classroom setting.

You could finish this class in a few hours, but we encourage you to engage deeper. Spend some time interacting in our discussion questions. Turn off the video and try coaching someone with the skills you have learned so far.

We hope you will join us as a Christian Coach because we believe that this is a powerful tool that will move the Kingdom of God forward!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed as an introduction to coaching skills that can be used to help others move forward in their personal and professional lives.
  • This course is taught from a Christian perspective that relies on the mindset that God created people with purpose.
  • This course sets a foundation for further learning in the coaching field.
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
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Introduction to Christian Coaching
9 Lectures 42:35

Brian and Chad welcome you to our class, an Introduction to Christian Coaching.

Preview 02:56

Udemy has a lot of features. Brian takes you a quick tour of how to get the most out of the Udemy platform.

How To Use Udemy
05:53

In the section notes, you will find the slides we use in our presentations. It is a good idea to look over the notes before you begin watching the videos in this section. You will not understand the context, but a quick exposure will help you process the learning when you watch the videos.

Section Notes for An Introduction to Christian Coaching
10 pages

Coaching is interactive. This is your chance to enter fully into the class relationship.

Discussion -- Expectations
1 page

Student will learn the origin of the word "coach"

History of the Word "Coach
03:38

Student will learn the complete definition of coaching as described by the International Coaching Federation.

A Complete Definition of the Word "Coach"
12:48

Discussion -- Definition of Coaching
1 page

Student will learn how coaching is different from other helping professions, such as counseling and consulting.

Distinctions of Coaching VS Other Helping Fields
12:22

Student will see how coaching can promote learning in a client even when new material is not being presented.

The Knowledge Model
04:58

This quiz checks for understanding of learning in the first section.

Introduction to Christian Coaching
6 questions
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Learn the Basic Skills of Christian Coaching
14 Lectures 01:12:48
In the section notes, you will find the slides we use in our presentations. It is a good idea to look over the notes before you begin watching the videos in this section. You will not understand the context, but a quick exposure will help you process the learning when you watch the videos.
Section Notes for Learn the Basic Skills of Christian Coaching
20 pages

Student will learn how to choose a topic for coaching.

Choosing a Coachable Topic
10:23

Discussion -- Coaching Topics
1 page

The best way to get a quick feel for coaching is to observe good coaching. In this video, Brian coaches Chad.

Preview 09:19

Discussion -- Debrief Coaching Demo # 1
1 page

Brian and Chad analyze the first coaching example and give the student an opportunity to see what made this coaching example successful.

Debriefing the First Coaching Example
06:09

Brian and Chad switch roles so that you can see another sample coaching conversation.

Preview 10:15

Discussion -- Debrief Coaching Demo # 2
1 page

Brian and Chad analyze the second coaching example and give the student an opportunity to see what made this coaching example successful.
Debriefing the Second Coaching Example
07:27

Before we learn any skills, it is critical that we learn to approach a coaching relationship with the right mindset.

Taking on a Coaching Mindset
07:37

Discussion -- Mind Shifts
1 page

Student will learn the three most basic tools in the coaching skill set.

Learning a Basic Coaching Skill Set
11:21

Chad and Brian explain three common models used to guide a coaching conversation.

Three Popular Coaching Models
10:17

Discussion -- Coaching Models
1 page

Let's review your learning for section 2.

Learning the Basic Skills of Christian Coaching
5 questions
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Become a Successful Christian Coach
6 Lectures 15:33
In the section notes, you will find the slides we use in our presentations. It is a good idea to look over the notes before you begin watching the videos in this section. You will not understand the context, but a quick exposure will help you process the learning when you watch the videos.
Section Notes for Become a Successful Christian Coach
7 pages

Brian and Chad explain a few common problems that arise with new coaches and describe how to avoid them.

Avoiding Common Pitfalls
07:40

Discussion -- Pitfalls
1 page

Brian and Chad challenge you to start coaching.

Can You Coach?
02:56

Chad and Brian lay out the next steps in your coach journey.

Getting Started as a Christian Coach
04:57

Discussion -- Goals
1 page
About the Instructor
Brian Miller
4.5 Average rating
72 Reviews
234 Students
2 Courses
Professional Coach with Coach Approach Ministries

Brian Miller loves to coach leaders who have passion! Brian is the Strategic Director for Coach Approach Ministries, which is a leading trainer of Christian coaches. If you are looking to clarify your goals, feel more confident in your role, or build teams that own the vision, Brian is ready to help you move forward.

Brian has served on several non-profit boards such as Habitat for Humanity, New Life for Haiti, and Williams Elementary PTO and planted The Crossover Church in Mattoon, IL. He has used his coaching skills to improve his leadership ability and help organizations grow stronger.

Brian has been married more than 20 years to the love of his life Danelle, and they have three wonderful children – Alyssa, Cayden, and Ethan.

Chad Hall
4.5 Average rating
72 Reviews
234 Students
2 Courses
Master Certified Coach and Master Coach Trainer

Chad Hall, MCC, has been coaching leaders since 2002 and currently serves on faculty and as Director of Coaching at Western Seminary in Portland, OR. He has applied coaching first as a denominational leader with the Baptist State Convention of NC and later as an internal coach with business intelligence leader SAS, Inc. His publications include Coaching for Christian Leaders: A Practical Guide (2007, Chalice Press) and Faith Coaching: A Conversational Approach to Helping Others Move Forward in Faith (Coach Approach Ministries, 2009). He has also written frequently for Leadership Journal. He splits his time living in Hickory, NC and Portland, OR.

Bill Copper
4.5 Average rating
72 Reviews
234 Students
2 Courses
Coach, Trainer and Consultant

Bill Copper, PCC, is a respected coach, trainer and leader with experience with corporate, educational, and non-profit religious clients. He currently focuses his talents in helping leaders and organizations through coordinated roles with two organizations. In all of his endeavors Bill seeks to add value by leveraging the power of coaching and innovation for the success of individuals, organizations, stakeholders, and personnel.

Bill is a highly experienced coach and coach trainer, having worked with over 200 coaching clients and over 1,000 coaching workshop participants. He is skilled at coaching leaders as well as teams to identify goals and move toward them with clarity and commitment. Bill is also experienced in developing competency maps and utilizing them to enhance client and team performance and growth.

Bill has a great deal of experience designing, hosting and delivering webinars and other distance training technologies. 

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