a pastor or ministry leader, you walk alongside many others, helping them
grow, meet God in their circumstances, and live fully for Christ. Who is walking
experienced ministry coach can be the friend, confidant, sounding boardand
spur to action!you need to rise to the next level. As a coach, I can
help you get focused, establish a healthy balance between ministry and the
rest of life, launch your church in new directions, live a dream or conquer
a thorny habit. You'll find that an authentic, accountable relationship with
a coach who believes in you will enable you to do things you never could on
your own. Don't waste another minute trying to live the call all by yourself:
get a coach!
I offer a variety of coaching packages depending on your needs and what you wish to work on. I also offer a special discount rate for full time ministry workers.
believe that our greatest impact in ministry comes where Christ has most greatly
impacted us. While I coach pastors and leaders in a wide variety of areas,
I particularly love working in places where I've passed through my own fires
and failures and met God. Here are several of my favorites:
God's purposes for inner growth in wilderness seasons, difficult circumstances or unjust
- Retooling yourself in leadership transitions to move to a new level of effectiveness
- Coaching senior leaders to move into convergent roles that maximize their impact in the latter stages of life.
focused and leading a balanced, healthy life.
new clarity on your gifting, personality, calling and developmental stage
as a leader.
- Certified Professional Christian Coach and Coach Trainer.
of numerous coaching books and manuals, including the Christian coaching handbook Leadership
Coaching: the Disciplines, Skills and Heart of a Coach, Coaching Questions: A Coach's Guide to Powerful Asking Skills and six semester-length coaching courses.
- Author of over 35 coach training CDs and DVDs
- Co-founder and former Director of Training and Curriculum Development for a leading Christian coach training organization
- Over 2500 coaching hours
coached over 170 pastors, Christian businessmen, students, denominational
executives, and non-profit leaders
- Popular workshop and conference speaker. Have delivered over 70 weekend coaching workshops and hundreds of class and tele-class sessions
- Regular contributor to several coaching newsletters.
- Founder of the Relational Coaching Network.
clients from 25 US states and half a dozen foreign countries
the professional training of over 500 Christian coaches
coach training materials have been translated into Spanish, Korean, Russian,
Norwegian and other languages
- Member of Christian Coaches Network
- Nationally-known speaker and workshop leader on coach training and small group coaching
ministry mentoring and leadership develop programs for over 20 years
on apostolic oversight and church consulting teams
years traveling nationally with a worship renewal ministry
and presenter of workshops on spiritual gifts, destiny discovery, stages
in leadership formation, Myers Briggs personality type and more
cell church involvement, including cell leading and cell group oversight
and led an innovative mentoring-based leadership training school (Leadership
large local church college student ministry (over 7% of school's student
years experience in sales, marketing and product design in the furnitue
industry. Responsible for quadrupling company's sales while reducing overhead.
- Launched several successful small businesses.
years as an Internet Marketing Consultant; over 90% of client's web initiatives
became profitable within 90 days
- Currently r uns Coach22.com, a large on-line bookstore that serves the coaching industry
to administer Myers-Briggs personality type indicator (MBTI)
Motivational Gift Coach
with DiSC, Role Preference Inventory, and other personality instruments
Timelines and stages of leadership formation
and coach training programs for local churches
library of coaching exercises and resources
- Reading: I
love history, science, cosmology, astronomy, sports, worldviews, archaeology,
- Rooting for
the Bears, the Bulls and the Redskinssadly, all losers!
- Going to the Beach:
I love to walk deserted beaches, fly my stunt kite and take the kids swimmingit's
only 15 minutes away. Next summer my son and I are going to graduate from
bogey-boarding to surfing.
- Garage sale-ing
with my daughter: This summer we bought two wetsuits and a surfboard for
a total of under $10!
- Writing: I've been
working on the great American novel as well as another book on coaching.
I once built a 90" tall telescope with an 18" F4.5 mirror...
Virginia Beach, Virginia
See books, CDs and
training materials by Tony at www.Coach22.com.
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is truly an experienced and uniquely gifted coach. I most strongly recommend
his services to anyone seeking to soar into their God-given destiny and purpose.
He will coach you to your "true greatness."
President/Founder Giving People Hope Int'l Ministries
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"My passion is helping leaders see
and engage God's purposes in every situation. Too many pastors plateau, get
burned or get frustrated and leave the ministry when those same circumstances,
seen in terms of God's purposes, could propel them into an exponentially greater
sphere of influence. When doing more of the same things isn't enough; when
what you want is to be transformed as a person so your ministry can be transformedcall
me, and we'll go there and meet God together!