About Michael Pfau

Michael Pfau, M.Ed, PCC, BCC, is President of Crossways Life Coaching, LLC. Michael is an author, speaker, coach, mentor and trainer. He partners with Christian professionals who feel trapped, overwhelmed and stressed by the demands of life to authentically and intentionally connect with God, themselves and others. Along with his own successful coaching practice, Michael is an instructor for the Professional Christian Coaching Institute, serves as an adjunct professor for the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and Director of Coaching for the 8Q Coaching network. You can learn more about Michael at www.CrosswaysLifeCoaching.com.

Responding to God’s invitation

You long for significance. A desire for more. More impact as a father, mother, husband, wife. To show up bigger in your home, your church, your community. But more than that, you yearn to be part of the greater work God is doing. You know you have been created for a greater purpose, yet most [...]

The Value of Focus

I don’t know if it just me, but it seems like the opportunities to get distracted have multiplied. Things like the internet, which gives access to unbelievable amounts of research, can become a distraction by chasing one article after another – often getting “hooked” and off target. Or perhaps it’s social media and following the [...]

By |2019-04-07T17:24:06-04:00October 27th, 2018|Goals, Intentional Living|0 Comments

Mindset: The Lies that Bind

Are Your Beliefs Hindering Your Growth? “Who do you think you’re kidding?  You’re never going to figure this out!”  There it was again: an old mindset.  I’d been working on a tech-related issue with my website and based upon experience, I knew that once I figured out the problem, it was going to be simple [...]

By |2018-08-01T19:45:26-04:00August 1st, 2018|Mindset|0 Comments

Ready to Quit?

Starting any endeavor typically involves dealing with challenges. These can be mundane tasks, technical learning or just learning how to do something effectively and trying and re-trying until it works. Somewhere along the way we all feel like quitting. Quitting the activity or even the dream. This has happened to me numerous times. Most recently I [...]

By |2018-03-10T14:41:27-04:00March 10th, 2018|Goals, Mindset, Reframing|3 Comments

Hope

Have you ever wondered how important hope is for your life? The Bible places hope alongside faith and love in the first book written to the Corinthian church. It states, “Now remains faith, hope and love. The greatest of these is love.” It is easy to see how important having faith and love is for [...]

By |2018-03-10T14:30:31-04:00March 10th, 2018|Mindset, Thought life|0 Comments

Hope

Hope – to cherish desire with anticipation; to desire with expectation of obtainment; to expect with confidence.. Have you ever wondered how important hope is for your life? The Bible places hope alongside faith and love in the first book written to the Corinthian church. It states, “Now remains faith, hope and love. The greatest [...]