Why Do You Need GOSPEL Coaching?
"Every study we have done shows that church leaders will do a better job leading their church to health if they have a coach who comes alongside to encourage them, ask questions, offer resources and hold them accountable."
--Church Smart Resources · www.churchsmart.com
Where's the Gospel Thriving?
Don Sampson is a church planting pastor in Northern Virginia where he, his wife Nancy, and their family planted Crossroads PCA 14 years ago. Many of the members of Crossroads are military families serving at the Pentagon, Marine Corps Base Quantico, or Fort Belvoir Army Base. Don is a retired Marine helicopter pilot with a passion to impact the world by reaching and making disciples among the many military and government workers assigned to the area who pass through the crossroads of Northern Virginia. Crossroads hired a CMM Gospel Coach to help Don navigate the changes a young church experiences as leadership grows and matures.
“I became a Christian once for all upon the basis of the finished work of Christ through faith; that is justification. The Christian life, sanctification, operates on the same basis, but moment by moment. There is the same base (Christ’s work) and the same instrument (faith); the only difference is that one is once for all and the other is moment by moment…If we try to love the Christian life in our own strength we will have sorrow, but if we live in this way, we will not only serve the Lord, but in place of sorrow, He will be our song. That is the difference. The ‘how’ of the Christian life is the power of the crucified and risen Lord, through the agency of the indwelling Holy Spirit, by faith moment by moment.”