How To Catalyze Your Transformation As A Leader with Ryan C. Bailey [Podcast]
On today’s Vandercast, Holly Tate talks with Ryan C. Bailey, founder, principal counselor, coach, and trainer of 1st Principle Group, which provides counseling and coaching services to Christian clients nationwide.
He and Holly talk about how pastors and church leaders can seek emotional, spiritual, and relational health so they can build high-performing teams.
Ryan is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he earned a Master of Arts in Christian Counseling. He has also completed World Harvest Mission’s Sonship and Sonship Apprentice courses and is certified in Prepare/Enrich.
Since 2004, Ryan has worked with over 800 private clients and facilitated 58 groups. Additionally, Ryan has joined forces with Access Christian Counseling in Decatur and Cumming, Georgia. In his practice of Pastoral/Biblical Counseling, Ryan works with individuals, couples, households, groups and organizations.
[Church] Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York
[Book] Pray for Me by Tony Souder
[Book] Leadership Coaching by Tony Stoltzfus
- [Website] Ryan C. Bailey & Associates
Quotes from Ryan:
“Think of counseling as healing. So it’s often like resolving something in the past to make the present better. Think of coaching as growth. So often it’s helping somebody who has a vision or something they want to achieve or helping somebody who’s stuck in an area of life and helping them move forward from there.”
“A real common misconception is that counseling is just about truth telling and so it’s about giving someone the right information and then they change because you have this ‘special training.’ It’s much more about the relationship. It’s about two people being authentic and being real and letting each other in at a real depth.”
“I would highly encourage pastors to get into relationships and to invest in relationships. Not just with their wife and kids, but somebody outside the church. Just somebody completely different that they can just be real with.”
The Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast brings you interviews from leaders across the theological spectrum of the global Church. Our goal is to bring you thought-provoking interviews that encourage you, challenge you, and help you build, run, and keep great teams.
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