Quorum leaders, auxiliary leaders, advisers, visiting or home teachers, and welfare specialists coach people in need. Sometimes leaders call members with specific skills and experiences to help others. Members may also coach friends or family.
In any of these situations, you may need to use the Coaching Techniques outlined in this article. Place this article in front of you—and the people you coach—as a reference while you are working together. This will help both of you to focus on the subject matter rather than trying to remember what to do next. Listen for the promptings of the Spirit as you meet together.
Use these steps as a guide for coaching people in need: