Level One:
Coaching Skills

It’s in our nature to resist what we’re told. But when we discover truth for ourself, something powerful happens: we own it. Coaching is about unlocking this power of discovery to help others find their way forward. Our Level One Training gives you the skills you need to help others discover and break through.

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Mentors place insights within you.
Coaches draw insights out.

Coaching Skills Training will take your coaching and ministry skills to a whole new level. This interactive, online event offers training in four core skills using The IDEA Coaching Pathway, with direct application in a variety of ministry contexts.

Move past trying to solve people’s problems, to helping others discover the answers God was already at work providing.

See people take more ownership and responsibility for their steps forward, and move away from being dependent on the coach.

Become more effective in one-on-one conversations, whether they were coaching appointments or not.

See more people set free to take action, and live out plans and goals they owned.

Gain mastery of a simple, coaching pathway that can be easily replicated.

Learn How To:

Integrate coaching skills into a variety of ministry contexts Follow the Holy Spirit’s lead in your coaching Help those you coach achieve breakthrough around the issues they are facing

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After this two-day event, participants will be better able to:

  • Listen actively so others feel understood
  • Move alongside and help surface the true needs and desires for the coaching
  • Expand awareness through asking questions that initiate a change of thinking
  • Identify the core, jugular issue that holds an individual back
  • Generate feedback while not giving away ownership
  • Design SMART action steps that will actually be accomplished
  • Empower the person, not just solve the problem
  • Follow-up to increase learning and accountability

Getting Started with Coaching Skills


Register for the Level One Online Training (see upcoming events calendar below).


Receive instant access to pre-training assignments to be completed before participating in online sessions.


Download and review IDEA Coaching Pathway: Coaching the Person e-book (included).


Download and print PDF of Coaching Skills Workbook to used during the online training.