Episode 536: Raising Up Coaches

In Episode 536 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss raising up coaches through the leadership pipeline.

“I don’t have enough coaches. What do I do?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why coaches are important
  • When it is time to add coaches to your ministries

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Eighty percent of the time that there is a a structural issue, it’s because they don’t have coaches or leaders of leaders in place.” – @toddadkins
  • “You can’t raise somebody up to that coaching level properly unless you define what that role is and what the competencies of that level are.” – @toddadkins
  • “Coaches should recruit and develop coaches, not you.” – @toddadkins
  • “Look at their judgment when it comes to crisis.” – @toddadkins
  • “Are they prioritizing the right things with their time? Hopefully they are using some of their time to develop people.” – @toddadkins
  • “Oftentimes churches under 500 won’t have a lot of coaches, because their pipeline is going to be four levels: volunteer, leader, ministry director, and senior leader.” – @danielsangi
  • “There are a set of skills and competencies for the coach, and it is often the small groups area that will need that first.” – @danielsangi

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Published October 19, 2020