Chris McCluskey on Daring to Answer the Song of Your Heart – Part 2

Listen on Apple Podcasts | Download Podcast Welcome to Episode 7 of Professional Christian Coaching Today in which we sit down with our show’s host, Christopher McCluskey, PCC, for part two of his inspiring story. In the previous podcast, Chris talked about the challenges and obstacles he faced after shutting down his successful [...]

By |2019-04-13T15:30:52-05:00November 17th, 2015|Professional Christian Coaching Today|

What is Professional Christian Coaching?

Are you a professional Christian coach? Do you sometimes struggle to find the right words to answer potential clients' questions? What is coaching? What makes it professional-grade coaching? What is distinctly Christian coaching? Let’s parse out all three parts of that phrase—Professional Christian Coaching—and examine each of them. What is Coaching? The “ICF (International Coach Federation) [...]

By |2015-10-23T11:37:26-05:00October 23rd, 2015|Articles|

Professional Christian Coaching TODAY Podcast Launches Today!

We are so excited to share with you a brand new professional Christian coaching podcast that launches today. Whether you're a professional coach, a pastor, church leader, or someone interested in learning more about coaching, the new Profesional Christian Coaching TODAY podcast is for you! Professional Christian Coaching TODAY is a podcast dedicated to informing, inspiring, [...]

By |2015-10-20T10:59:38-05:00October 20th, 2015|Articles|

Leader as Coach with Christopher McCluskey, PCC

Christopher McCluskey, President and CEO of the Professional Christian Coaching Institute, spoke at this year's Convene Leadership Summit, a two-day event focused on inspiring Christian CEO's and business leaders to excel in their businesses, relationships, lives, and families. In this inspiring video, Chris examines the role of leader as coach.

By |2015-07-17T08:00:18-05:00July 17th, 2015|Articles|

The 5 Key Roles of a Christian Life Coach

Christopher McCluskey, PCC and founder of The Professional Christian Coaching Institute defines the key roles of a Christian life coach. "Christian life coaches assist clients in moving forward in some identified area(s) of their life by: Clarifying their vision Identifying their core values that support the vision Identifying resources that can be activated to pursue [...]

By |2015-06-26T07:00:50-05:00June 26th, 2015|Articles|

Definition and Distinctions of Coaching

This article, written by Certified Professional Life Coach Dale Young, elaborates on our most recent article, "What is Christian Coaching?" In a recent podcast, Christopher McCluskey, President of the Professional Christian Coaching Institute (PCCI), discussed the primary distinctions between coaching as defined by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and other forms of people helping. It's important [...]

By |2015-06-15T09:00:28-05:00June 15th, 2015|Articles|

What is Christian Coaching?

What's the difference between coaching and Christian coaching? What makes Christian coaching distinct and different from other professions, like mentoring and counseling? Why do people hire a Christian coach? The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional [...]

By |2015-06-12T18:01:13-05:00June 12th, 2015|Articles|

Coaches, Know When to Refer a Client for Counseling

As a Christian coach, it’s critical that you discern whether a potential client is coachable or, instead, requires a referral to a mental health professional. Sometimes that’s easier said than done. Some issues are obvious from the start, but others may not surface until later in the coaching process. What then? A simple litmus test [...]

By |2014-07-03T17:04:14-05:00July 3rd, 2014|Articles|

Coaches, Do Have an Elevator Speech?

Do you have an elevator speech for your coaching practice? If not, you should. "An elevator pitch, elevator speech, or elevator statement is a short summary used to quickly and simply define a person, profession, product, service, organization, or event and its value proposition," Wikipedia explains. The concept reflects the idea that you should be [...]

By |2014-04-30T08:57:06-05:00April 30th, 2014|Articles|