Gilbert’s Coaching Tips

coach (verb) – to instruct, direct, or prompt as a coach.
– to train intensively by instruction or demonstration.

I just came across a fantastic ministry coaching blog entitled Gilbert’s Coaching Tips. What makes it so great? It is a model of excellence in distance instruction and leadership. I could try to explain, but a link is worth 2,000 words. Check it out – what do you see?

Lesson: When we give people practical advice (as Gilbert does), we help increase both confidence and competence in the mission.

By Ken

Dr. Ken Cochrum (DMin, Bethel University) is Vice President of Global Digital Strategies at Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) in Orlando, Florida. An avid cyclist and aspiring guitarist, he also holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas and a Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. He recently co-founded, a movement passionate about connecting people to Jesus using digital strategies. He previously served as vice president of Cru’s student-led movements worldwide. He and his wife Ann spent 13 years in East Asia where they raised their two children. Ken blogs regularly at

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