About Ken McGarity

Ken McGarity - Christian Leadership Coach - Member: Society for Church Consulting  - Member: Christian Coaches Network - ken@thechristianleaderscoach.com - 404 941 5867

Ken McGarity - Christian Leadership Coach ken@thechristianleaderscoach.com - 404 941 5867

I am first a follower of Christ Jesus. I am totally head over heals in love with my Savior. Secondly I am a family man as Husband and Father. My family is my heartbeat and motivation. I see all the innocence of creation in the eyes of my kids as they grow and learn and I see all of creations wisdom and beauty in the gift of my beautiful Godly wife. What can I say, she is the apple of my eye.

With vast experience as a successful entrepreneur and active in Ministry leadership for many years, I am most recently involved as The Christian Leader’s Coach. Providing a platform and the strategic insight to facilitate the discovery of God’s best for the lives and Ministry of the Leaders He has chosen.  Investing my energy and Service to Christ as a Leadership Development, Team Building, Administrative and Support Systems Coach to Churches, Christian led Businesses and Non-profits. Working diligently to help them to create Strategies , Systems, tools and protocols that allow them to more effectively reach the lost with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Christian Leader's Coach - Member: Society for Church ConsultingThe Christian Leader's Coach - Member: Christian Coaches NetworkLife Mission Statement:

To know God fully and to make Him fully known.

Ministry Mission Statement:

To partner with Christian leaders to clarify, implement and support their God given vision for advancing the Kingdom of Christ.

A few testimonials about me and my Leadership Coaching Impact on Christian Leaders for the Kingdom

Ken is a friend and co-laborer in the gospel ministry. He has a passion for ministry and seeing others be successful in ministry. He is a wise counselor and faithful friend to pastors and church planters. I recommend him highly.

Jim Akins
Associate Pastor
West Ridge Church

Ken and I recently worked together in a fast growing church plant. With his help we were able to implement a new ministry dashboard and an effective spiritual growth process that included; spiritual decisions, assimilation, small groups, and volunteer systems. I don’t know what I would have done without him. If you need to close the backdoor…call him now!

David Putman
Author of Detox for the Overly Religious,
Breaking the Discipleship Code
and co-author of Breaking the Missional Code

I got to know Ken about a year ago and was immediately impressed with his servant attitude and Kingdom mindset.  He has come along side LAUNCH Network and has been a valuable asset in helping not only assess church planters but also work with them to develop customized growth plans that are helping them develop as spiritual leaders.  He has been a huge help to our organization.

Mac Lake
Chief Launch Officer
Launch Network

Ken has a passion for the local church.  I have seen God use that passion in a very powerful way with our staff and leadership at Elevate Christian Church.  We were able to move from a church that wanted to do great things for God into a church that is doing great things for God.

Kevin Barton
Lead Minister
Elevate Christian Church

Ken is a valuable asset to your ministry. If you’re just starting out in a ministry He gets you out of the gate on the right foot. If you’re in an established ministry, Ken will help you straighten your stride out and improve what you’re already doing.

Chris Dove
Children’s Minister
Capital City Christian Church

The time spent with Ken was very beneficial to me. He took the time to listen and provide valuable imput about our ministry and ministry systems. He also was able to help me and the Church in areas where we were weak in, whether that was in our systems or technology. He  will be a great partner and friend for any ministry.

Josh Laxton
Lead Pastor
Life Point Church

Ken has a God given gift and wisdom to take a look in from the outside and “Understand” what is functioning and what is causing you to spin your wheels. Keep your pen and paper handy because you will not want to miss the inevitable “Write it  Down Moment” when Ken swings his bat and hits it out of the park!

Ray Peppers
Ministry Leader
GracePoint Church

I have known Ken for a little over a year now and I can confidently say that he is a well qualified leader and gifted strategist. Ken has sat in on a number of our staff meetings and has contributed some excellent ideas as well as made some keen observation about our ministry and staff. I have also gotten to know Ken and his family personally and I know from firsthand experience that he is a man of God and a loving father and husband. I would recommend Ken to any church needing strategic coaching and consulting.

Brian Brunke
Director of Ministry
West Ridge Church
West Paulding Campus

Ken McGarity has not only been a good friend through the years but someone who I frequently seek out when I need advice with my ministry as well as my personal life. Even though I’ve had over 20 years of experience in ministry I still trust Ken to give me some fresh perspective. Sometimes I’m so close to the forest that I can’t see the trees. Ken’s approach is based not only on his vast knowledge and experience in ministry but I can trust that his advice, guidance and accountability are truly lead of the Holy Spirit. He is certainly using the gifts that God has given him to come along side to coach me in areas that help me to minister more effectively. I cherish his Godly leadership and wisdom.

Gary Marshall
Campus Pastor
East Paulding High School
First Priority Ministries

Ken was a great asset to our church.  He helped us to come up with personalized assimilation processes for our church and to come up with systems for data tracking that were personalized to our current and future needs.  He has a unique way of seeing the big picture and making sense out of difficult processes.

Jennifer Ozment
Growth Ministries
New Season Church

It was so helpful to have Ken McGarity serve with the spiritual formation team at our local church.  From developing church ministry systems to actively engaging in system action steps, I learned a lot about making ideas happen.

P.J. Simmons
Staff Member
Do Good

Need more references? No problem. Give me a call at 404-941-5867 and I will get you in touch with a Leader who has benefited from Coaching with me.

Standards of Practice

I adhere to the following code of ethics for Christian Coaches as determined by the Christian Coaches Network:

Christian Coaches Network Code of Ethics

Members of the Christian Coaches Network agree to the following Code of Professional Conduct:

As a Christian Coach:

1. I hold myself accountable to the highest level of integrity, honoring Jesus Christ individually and corporately, in all my associations with clients and colleagues.

2. I will maintain complete confidentiality with my clients, within the confines of the law.

3. I will be clear with my clients about the nature of the coaching relationship, including structure, fees, refunds, expectations and guarantees.

4. I will never give a client’s name to anyone, for any purpose, without express permission.

5. I will give credit where credit is due for materials supplied by other sources, respecting copyrights, trademarks and intellectual property.

6. I will judiciously avoid conflicts of interest. If any should arise, I shall, without delay, inform oncerned parties of my position.

7. I will represent myself honestly and clearly to my clients, and coach only within my areas of expertise.

8. I will actively pursue well being, wholeness, and continual learning in my own life.

9. I will refer a client to another coach if I am not within my area of expertise or comfort, so the client gets the best possible coaching.

10. I will honor my Christian values in my professional conduct, placing neither blame nor blemish on the name of Christ, the Christian Coaches Network or the coaching profession.

11. I will support the Christian Coaches Network to further professional coaching among believers.

The Christian Coaches Network supports and stands in agreement with the Code of Ethics set forth by the International Coach Federation which outlines standards for professional coaching.

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