Kirby-Smith Associates - Coaching Division
We have certified and ICF credentialed coaches to assist you as your ministry grows. Coaching produces results that matter by getting to the heart of what is important. Building on strengths and gifts, coaching is a natural fit in Christian ministry. Coaching assists the coachee in developing and carrying out plans through completion. Coaches help their clients and situations get “unstuck” and succeed.
We offer two free group coaching sessions. Engaging Members in Church Growth Issues and Becoming a Welcoming Community of Faith are designed to give you a keyhole view of how coaching can really assist you as your church enters into and moves through a period of focused church growth. These sessions will offer you new perspectives, ideas, and action steps, gained from the synergy created in coaching. Sessions are highly participatory and thought provoking. We look forward to serving you in these areas.
Areas of coaching that Kirby-Smith Associates stands ready to assist you include, church growth, vision development, long- and short-term planning and implementation, leadership development, stewardship, capital campaigns, change management, financial management, and team building. Individual and group coaching is available in these areas. Often, the process of change management is overlooked. It is a critical ingredient to a successful change. Coaching is an extremely important tool for managing change as coaching can address the unique "people" part of the change. Coaching may be arranged in person or over the phone. Phone coaching requires no travel and is quite effective. If you have questions about these options, please contact us.
By providing both individual and/or group coaching, we can assist you from vision development to completion, or any part thereof. Coaching focuses on what an individual can actually control and contribute to bring about effective change. These actions will fit their gifts, talents, resources, and values. Coaching brings out the strengths in individuals and looks at each situation with fresh eyes. Coaching asks “What is God up to here?” and looks for creative ways to join.
We also assist you by providing two types of training events. A Practical Introduction to Coaching is a one-day workshop where you will explore and learn an effective basic 5-step coaching model. This model will equip you to begin integrating a powerful coaching approach into your ministry. Our two-day Basic Coach Training further equips you to integrate a dynamic coaching approach into your ministry setting with expanded skills. Here, you will experience more interactive learning, along with practicing and receiving constructive feedback. Having coach training will help you empower those around you by building from their strengths to get things done. The results are multiplied when staff and lay leaders are trained as coaches thereby having additional powerful tools to grow your ministry. Kirby-Smith's top quality coach training materials and presentations are brought to you in conjunction with Coaching4Clergy.
Coaching and training is highly adaptable to individual situations. Please contact Kirby-Smith Associates directly at 800-762-3996 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how our services and fee structure can be of benefit to you. We look forward to assisting you.