Recommended Reading

Beginning Coaching:

- Christ-Centered Coaching: 7 Benefits for Ministry Leaders ---Jane Creswell

- The Coach Model - Keith Webb

- The Complete Idiot's Guide to Coaching for Excellence --Jane Creswell

- Faith Coaching --Chad Hall, Bill Copper, Kathryn McElveen


Leadership and Executive Coaching:

Coaching for Leadership (Fourth Edition): Writings on Leadership from the World's Greatest Coaches --Marshall Goldsmith, Laurence S. Lyons, Sarah McArthur

- Coaching for Leadership: How the World's Greatest Coaches Help Leaders Grow --Marshall Goldsmith, Laurence Lyons,  Alyssa Freas

- Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in Work and Life---Laura Whitworth, Karen Mimsey-House, Henry Kimsey-House, Philip Sandal

- Leadership Coaching: The Disciplines, Skills and Heart of a Christian Coach --Tony Stoltzfus

- Coaching for Performance: Growing Human Potential and Purpose---John Whitmore

- Masterful Coaching --Robert Hargrove

- Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others --James Flaherty

- Coaching in Organizations: Best Coaching Practices from The Ken Blanchard Companies  --Madeline Homan, Linda Miller
- Emotional Intelligence Coaching: Improving Performance for Leaders, Coaches and the Individual
- Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systematic Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges--Mary Beth O'Neill
- The Heart of Coaching: Using Transformational Coaching to Create a High-Performance Coaching Culture --Thomas Crane
- A Coach's Guide to Emotional Intelligence: Strategies for Developing Successful Leaders -- James Bradford Terrell and Marcia Highes
- The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow --John H Zenger, Kathleen Stinnett


Team Coaching:

- From one to many: best practices for team and group coaching. Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass. Hawkins, Peter. (2014) 

- Leadership Team Coaching: Developing Collective Transformational Leadership Paperback. London: Kogan Katzenbach, J., & Smith, D. K. (2015)

- The wisdom of teams: creating the high-performance organization. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review Press. Lencioni, P. M. (2010)

- The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. New York: Wiley-Blackwell. Rød, A., & Fridjhon, M. (2016)

- Creating intelligent teams. Randburg: KR Publishing. Wageman, R. (2008). 

- Senior leadership teams: what it takes to make them great. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. 

Team & Relationship Coaching:

- The anatomy of peace: resolving heart conflict. (2006). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler. Bridges, W. (2017). 

Managing Transitions: making the most of change. Place of publication not identified: Da Capo. Emerald, D. (2016). 

- The power of TED: the Empowerment Dynamic. Bainbridge Island, WA: Polaris Publishing. Gottman, J. M., & Silver, N. (2015)

- The seven principles for making marriage work. New York: Harmony Books. Gottman, J. M., & DeClaire, J. (2002). 

- The relationship cure: a five-step guide to strengthening your marriage, family, and friendships. New York: Harmony Books. Kegan, R., & Lahey, L. L. (2009). 

- Immunity to change: how to overcome it and unlock potential in yourself and your organization. Boston: Harvard Business Press. 

- Leadership and self-deception: getting out of the box. (2013). 

- Mumbai: Magna Publishing Co. Ltd. Rath, T., & Conchie, B. (2009). Strengths based leadership: great leaders, teams, and why people follow. 

- New York: Gallup Press. Runde, C. E., & Flanagan, T. A. (2008). 

- Building conflict competent teams. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Smalley, G., & Paul, R. S. (2006). 

- The DNA of relationships for couples. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House

Other Resources:

Shattering the Stained Glass Ceiling:  A Coaching Strategy for Women Leaders in Ministry --Robyn Wilkerson

- Appreciative Coaching:  A Positive Process for Change: Sara Orem, Jacqueline Binkert, Ann Clancy

- Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change --William Bridges

- Seal the Deal: The Essential Mindsets for Growing Your Professional Services Business

- Pro-Active Parent Coaching: Capturing the Heart of Your Child --Gregory Bland

- Transformissional Coaching - Tim Roehl

- Game Plan: Developing Intentional Missional Ministry - Tim Roehl

- Powerful Questions - Tony Stoltzfus