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Dino Senesi serves as the Director of Coaching for the Send Network of the North Mission Board, providing leadership for creating indigenous coaching systems to help serve and develop church planters.
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March 16, 2017 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
Coaching is like noise-canceling headphones; it takes all the voices, internal and external, in Matthew’s life and helps him discern which is the Holy Spirit’s.
January 20, 2017 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
The Coach Test: The church planter coaching “frequently asked question” list is always growing. We love this list! As we research and address the questions people are asking, our work becomes more relevant. God then increases our capacity to send and send well.
June 29, 2016 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
Barnabas is a hero to us coach-types. His nickname meant “son of encouragement,” and this name was inspired by his character and behavior (Acts 4:36). He was generous, loyal and encouraging. And the people around him took notice.
February 8, 2016 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
Great coaches help leaders turn truth into action. Multiple voices speak into the lives of church planters as they attempt to live out God’s calling. Mentors, teachers, trainers, family and friends are all vital to the process. However,...
January 9, 2015 by Dino Senesi | Evangelism | Send Network
God uses coaching to help leaders focus, solve problems and get greater results. Here are 3 reasons why I will coach and be coached for the rest of my life.
January 9, 2015 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
“While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship or a life—any single conversation can.” Susan Scott, Fierce Conversations The Bible is filled with them. And as I look back over my...
June 27, 2014 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
Dino Senesi, Director of Coaching for the Send Network of the North Mission Board, explains 6 reasons why coaching missionaries doesn't always work.
March 19, 2014 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
Great coaches come alongside leaders so leaders can be transformed into the image  of Christ and join Him on His redemptive mission. (From Transformissional Coaching by Steve Ogne and Tim Roehl)   Jesus described a great mission...
March 19, 2014 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
In Proverbs, God provides a picture of deeper relationships: “The purpose in a man’s heart is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out” (Proverbs 20:5 ESV). The coach is to be a person who has the desire and skill “draw out”...
March 19, 2014 by Dino Senesi | Send Network
What do you think of when you hear the word “coach?” I think of my 8 th grade basketball coach who pushed us hard and yelled constantly. Being a pretty sheltered 13-year-old, he also introduced me to new and awkward “bad” words in the process....