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