Four Qualities All Small-Group Coaches Need

Four Qualities All Small-Group Coaches Need

What to look for in potential coaches for your ministry
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John Maxwell’s leadership mantra is “Everything rises and falls on leadership,” and that holds true in small-group coaching. If you take the time to recruit coaches with character, competence, chemistry, and commitment, it’s inevitable that your ministry will make disciples and advance the kingdom.

Note: This article is excerpted from our training tool Recruit Great Coaches.

—Will Johnston is the former Small Group Catalyst for National Community Church in Washington, D.C.; copyright 2015 by Christianity Today.

Discuss

  1. Which of the four qualities stand out to you the most?
  2. How can you identify coaches who show these four qualities? What should you look for?
  3. What other qualities are needed for your context? Why?

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