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|-|| \\ To: SEND community\\ From: Ken Guenther, SEND U Director\\ Hello fellow-SENDers,||+||\\|
|+||To: SEND community\\|
|+||From: Ken Guenther, SEND U Director\\|
|+||Over the past several months, in my monthly "|
|+||I have also been keeping track of how many total hours our SEND U coaches are coaching, and I am delighted to see a steady climb in total coaching hours each quarter. At least eleven different SEND missionaries are coaching others, and I know of about 30 missionaries who are currently being coached. More than 50 have been coached at some point in the last couple of years. The majority of these are mission leaders, and it is encouraging to see that they are setting the pace. In many ways, we are still just beginning to develop a coaching culture, but it is a solid beginning.\\|
|+||As you probably recognize, coaching is only part of what SEND U is all about. I frequently refer to SEND U as SEND's training department, although I realize that training is also only part of what it means to "equip SEND missionaries and leaders to more effectively mobilize God's people and engage the unreached in order to establish reproducing churches."|
|+||In fact, training becomes much more effective when combined with coaching. An [[https://journals.sagepub.com/|
|+||How can we effectively use coaching to follow-up on our training seminars or the online modules which we will be developing? Should this coaching be provided by team leaders, by SEND U personnel, or by other participants in the seminar (peer coaching)? These are questions which our SEND U Leadership Team will seek to address in the coming months. I invite you to share your ideas and thoughts with me about how coaching and training can work together. My email address - [[mailto:|
|+||If you are interested in being coached to help you maximize the impact of some training or learning that you are currently engaged in, let me know. I find great joy in connecting SEND coaches with SEND missionaries,|
|+||Finally, just a reminder to check out the [[:|
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