What is Christian coaching?

What about training and credentials?

What does it take to start a coaching business or ministry?

Do I have what it takes to be a coach?

How do Christian coaches integrate faith and practice?


If you are new to Christian life coaching, this is where you want to be!

Are you considering becoming a coach? Are you a newly trained coach? Just curious about what coaching is?

Welcome to a place that is dedicated to simplifying your search for answers, saving you time and money as you consider the profession of Christian coaching.

Learn the difference between life coaching and counseling and other helping professions.




The Life Coaching Comparison Tool

Learn the difference between life coaching and counseling and other helping professions.



The Life Coaching Comparison Tool



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Group Mentor Coaching

The groups are designed to help you:

    • Fulfill your mentor coaching requirement for obtaining your credentials with your school or with ICF.
    • Meet your mentor coaching requirement to pursue or renew your ACC or PCC credential with ICF.
    • Grow your skills to best serve your coaching clients.
    • Gain more confidence in your coaching skills and in the coaching process.
    • Hold yourself accountable to excellence with ongoing coaching skills development and community support.

The Complete Guide to Christian Coach Training – eBook

For those considering coach training for personal development, professional applications, or serving and ministry, this comprehensive resource provides answers.

  • A primer on the field of Christian coaching
  • Information on accreditation of schools and credentialing of coaches
  • A downloadable directory of current top Christian coach training schools
  • The directory provides information on each school listed such as primary areas of coach training focus, ICF approval status, website and contact information.
  • Eleven decision-making factors are presented, guiding readers through the process of choosing coach training that is right for their unique purposes.
  • Training accredited and approved by the International Coaching Federation is featured, including courses applicable to ICF credentials at all levels.
  • The 2023 edition is the tenth update.

    Aspiring Coaches

    Find resources to help you decide if coaching is right for you including a free teleseminar “Becoming a Coach: What You Want to Know”

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    Tools to build success including “The Complete Guide to Christian Coach Training” and “The Business of Coaching: Starting the Journey”

    Featured Events and Resources

    Special events and resources include the free teleseminar “The Business of Coaching: What Does it Take” and “The Successful Christian Coaching Business or Ministry Checklist”

    Established Coaches

    Audit, remodel and restart your business with Linda’s business ecourse. Arrange mentor coaching toward your ACC credential.

    Linda Can Help

    Receive coaching or consulting as you consider, envision and activate coaching in your career, ministry and life. Linda is also a mentor coach for coaches pursuing their ACC.

    This is the most informative coaching business presentation I have yet heard! It is powerful.  ~RM

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    From a Life Coaching Client

    Coaching was extremely helpful and yet very practical…I now have a greater level of confidence in my leadership skills and a greater sense of God’s peace for the future of the church that I lead. ~BT

    From a Leadership Coaching Client

    This was instrumental in helping me to decide to pursue Christian Life Coaching and to also find a great coach training program that is a great fit for me.  ~KM

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    Linda Hedberg’s unique and very practical book gives the answers – concise, informative, relevant and easy to understand…I am honored to recommend it enthusiastically.

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