Letter from the Editor – Winter 2015
by Chad Hall, MCC
Five Lessons from Positive Psychology
The goal of most psychology is to fix what is broken. This is why the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders describes in such detail what can wrong with a person. And there is a lot that can go wrong, from depression and anxiety to ADHD and personality disorders.
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- Coaching for Leadership Development in Ministry
- Does Anyone Really Buy Coaching?
- Presenting a Model Using Life Coaching for Recruitment and Retention in Academic, Non-profit and Mission Arenas
- Coaching Believers Toward Christ-likeness
- Designing the Perfect Home Office for the Coach
- Coaching at End of Life: Blazing a New Frontier
- Jesus as Coach
- The Philosophy of 21st Century Coaching
- Questions for When a Pastor is Preparing to Leave
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