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February 3, 2017 by Send Network | Church Planting | Send Network
Coaching church planters calls for three basic skills: listening to the planter, caring for him and his needs and encouraging him that God is indeed at work in his circumstances.
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 9, 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, not all voices are good, and some might be good one day but...
May 23, 2015 by Send Network | Evangelism
May 23, 2015 by Send Network | Evangelism
May 23, 2015 by Send Network | Evangelism
May 23, 2015 by Send Network | Evangelism
January 9, 2015 by Carl Martin | Send Network
Thom Rainer asked pastors of evangelistic churches what they did personally to lead their churches to be more explicitly evangelistic. Here is what they said.
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”...

How can a church planter encourage his wife?

Christine Hoover, spouse of a church planter and accomplished writer, offers up practical wisdom for church planters on how they can encourage their wives as they serve alongside them on the front lines of ministry.