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Church Leader Coaching

Position your church for growth.

Experienced church leaders are faced with the challenge of overcoming ministry barriers, large and small, to achieve sustainable results. The most experienced athletes work with a coach to reach a higher level. Church leaders should be no different. To reach the next level in your ministry you need an outside influence, someone to push you further. That’s what coaching does.

About Coaching

Our Church Leader Coaches are experts at helping you to refine your ministry in  the following areas: Leadership Development, Developing Teams, Small Group Expansion, Multi-Site Ministry, Meeting Growth Challenges, and Overcoming Ministry Barriers.

“Too many ministries are like an avalanche – lots of commotion and power that simply melts away. Far better to have the strength and stability of a glacier – carving out a Yosemite.”

Larry Osborne, Senior Pastor at North Coast Church

What Sets Us Apart?

Your talents. Your skills. Your gifts. Your abilities. As an experienced church leader, you are called to make a lasting impact. Our principle-based, one-on-one coaching program is customized to your ministry. That’s why we start with the end in mind by bringing you a team of the country’s most experienced ministry leaders.

Ned Mervich

Focus: Small Groups & Myers Briggs

With an uncanny knack for uncovering and developing leadership qualities in yourself and others, Ned has distinguished himself as an extraordinary ministry coach at all levels.

Kelly Byers

Focus: Assimilations and Connections

Kelly Byers is the Director of Connections at North Coast Church’s largest campus located in Vista, California. The campus features multiple simultaneous worship venues and a bustling Plaza area. Kelly has spent the better part of a decade in vocational ministry and has worked in a variety of settings from large multi-site churches to small, start-up church plants. She has a passion for helping people go from curious to committed Jesus followers within the local church.

Dave Enns

Focus: Small Groups

A true “player coach" for over 30 years.  Dave’s focus on connecting people is unmatched. Small Groups and building healthy, productive teams are his forte.

Kristen Lascola

Focus: Women in Leadership & Youth Ministry

Kristen is a thought leader in youth ministry and loves equipping pastors and leaders to become healthy and effective for the long haul.

Philip Byers

Focus: Executive Leadership, Operations, Small Groups 


Philip is passionate about small groups after having his life changed in a small group ministry after college. He has spent the last 10+ years helping churches large and small navigate discipleship pathways using small groups.

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