Everything we do flows out of our values. Simply put, values are core convictions and beliefs that are expressed in consistent behavior. Our four values of Gospel-centred, relationship-based, results-oriented and Spirit-Led lead us to adopt a contextual definition of coaching. It is contextual because it flows from our four values and the context of the M4 church planting process.
THE COACH MODEL
No coaching model is perfect but some are useful. The COACH model, developed by Keith Webb, is a useful model that we use. It has 5 stages and the acronym makes it easy to remember them: