Growing Together Podcast: Training Coaches for Church Leadership

A trained coach clarifies one’s thinking and options when one feels powerless. A coach can help achieve set goals, gain clarity, and develop the skills needed for a job. A trained coach is a special skill, and like all skills, coaching requires training.

Show notes: https://pcamna.org/ministry/coaching-services/

Chris is a church planter and leader from Lancaster, PA. He married his wife Janet in 1982 and settled in Wisconsin 35 years ago. After completing seminary and pursuing a Ph.D., he assisted with a church plant in Milwaukee before planting Cornerstone Church in Waukesha in 1992. He served as senior pastor for 26 years and has been involved in church planting and credentialing in Northern Illinois and Wisconsin Presbyteries. He is the former Director of the On Wisconsin Network and the founder of NXTGEN Pastors, which trains mentors for pastoral health. Chris is also on the board of The Midwest Alliance and Flourish Coaching. Chris currently serves as MNA Church Planting and Vitality Coordinator. He and Janet have been married for 40 years and have three children and three grandchildren.