Christian Leaders as Coaches: Unlocking Potential Through Prophetic Relationships

  • Nathaniel Mizzell
Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)


Ananias stands as an exemplar of a Christian coach within the context of the early Christian movement in the New Testament Scriptures. As Paul’s spiritual coach Ananias was agile, flexible, forward-thinking, able to discern Paul’s natural and spiritual blindness, and possessed a vision for Paul the Apostle that Saul of Tarsus did not have for himself. While the Bible is seemingly silent on the life of Ananias, this chapter will examine the pericope found in Acts 9:10 through Acts 9:20 to highlight the character and conduct of Ananias which qualifies him as an exemplar for Christian coaches in a contemporary organizational leadership context.


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