Meet Michael

True Course Life and Leadership DevelopmentDr. J. Michael Godfrey is the founder and president of True Course. Founded in 2003, True Course specializes in mentoring, coaching, and consulting services for executives, clergy, nationally renowned, successful businesses and non-profit organizations. He is the author of Without Regret: Be More, See More, and Achieve More that Really Matters which is available for purchase on Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and Kindle. In addition to True Course, Dr. Godfrey served for 12 years as a part-time lecturer in Christian education, leadership, and mentoring at the George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University, and he is an independent contractor with Truett's Doctor of Ministry program. He is a senior certified, experienced consultant for the Birkman Method®, and the author of more than 48 published articles and chapters related to his revolutionary work.

Dr. Godfrey holds the Professional Certified Coach credential from the International Coach Federation. He is a Coach U Certified Graduate with more than 175 coach-specific training hours and more than 1,000 clock hours of coaching individuals to achieve what they really want in life.

Dr. Godfrey holds a Doctorate of Educational Psychology with specialties in adult education, mentoring, creativity, and problem solving from the Baylor University School of Education as well as a Doctor of Ministry degree in church and education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he also earned a Master of Arts in religious education.

A native of East Texas, Dr. Godfrey has more than 39 years of experience in Christian ministry, and his previous positions include interim pastor, minister of education and business administration, associate pastor, youth minister, and music minister.

Dr. Godfrey and his wife, Susan, reside in Robinson, Texas, and have two grown children, Jonathan of Medford, OR, and Lauren and her husband Jeremy Gilbert, and their son Oliver James of China Spring, Texas.

For complete information about Dr. Michael Godfrey and True Course Living, Learning, and Leading LLC and True Course Ministries, Inc. please visit www.discoveryourtruecourse.com.

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