Coaching Sessions with Jill Savage

 Do you ever wish you had someone to listen, ask questions, and offer you the encouragement, wisdom, and hope you long for? Walking through a tough season of life and just need someone to sort with? Need to just run away for a few days to take a deep breath, find the focus you need, and head home refreshed?

If you feel like you need some help taking the next steps in your marriage, parenting, or transitioning into the empty nest season of life, coaching just might be what you need! Jill offers both Zoom and in-person coaching sessions as well as three-day and full week retreats.


One-on-One Relationship Coaching with Jill will help you:

  • Think through what’s really going on in your head and heart.
  • Identify next steps you can take to move forward in relationships even if the other person won’t change or engage.
  • Use your God-Tools in everyday life.
  • Gain perspective about what’s yours to own in relationship challenges and what’s someone else’s.
  • Forgive well and give grace when needed.
  • Evaluate your past and how it’s affecting your present.
  • Stand strong when it feels like your world is falling apart.
  • Find compassionate, honest conversation with occasional humor, that helps you know you’re not alone.

Empty Nest Coaching with Jill will help you:

  • Sort through the limiting beliefs that are holding your back and the liberating truths that will set you free!
  • Grieve what needs to be grieved.
  • Identify the experiences you have that can leveraged in this new season of life.
  • Consider the passions you have that the margin of this season might allow you to now pursue.
  • Embrace the talents and skills you have that can be used in your encore season of life.
  • Understand the six things you need to let go of with your adult kids.
  • Stand confident and strong even in the midst of big life changes.
  • Grab hold of your new mission field, your new interests, and a refreshed marriage, if married.


Jill offers both Zoom and phone coaching in addition to on-site retreats.

Because there is value in stepping away from the everyday and focusing solely on your soul, your project, or developing your skills, Jill offers three different coaching options and pricepoints. The Long Weekends and Full Week Retreats allow her to give you her full attention for a period of time. She only works with one individual at a time for the 3 day or full week retreats.

Individual Intensive Retreat

3-Day In-person with Jill & Mark

Only one individual hosted at a time.

You have three days of Mark and Jill’s focused attention and help.

3 days: Friday afternoon arrival to Sunday afternoon departure (we can also do 3-day retreats during weekdays).

Private lodging at the Savage’s expansive, country farmhouse including a private room with a private bath.

15+ hours of coaching sessions on-site.

6 meals (special diets gladly accommodated).

Casual and relaxed meal conversations throughout the retreat.

Guidance for individual work and reading, and best use of retreat depending on growth desired.

Three 30-minute post-intensive coaching sessions.

Two-months text coaching following intensive.

All-inclusive meals, lodging, and coaching in Normal, Illinois.

Note: A percentage of Jill’s coaching fees are donated to Compassion International to rescue children from poverty and introduce them to Jesus!

In the summer, our beautiful wrap-around porch beckons you to come sit, read, or just think and pray. In the winter, our large home with a private guest living room offers the same. The quiet, peaceful, country setting is a relaxing place to slow the pace and give yourself time to think, rest, and pray.


Located in Normal, Illinois, which is two hours south of Chicago, two hours north of St. Louis, and two and a half hours west of Indianapolis, our home is in the country and surrounded by miles of corn and bean fields. However, we’re only three miles from stores and restaurants. It’s country quiet with city conveniences just down the road.

If you’re flying in, we recommend flying into BMI—the airport in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. Our home is located about 3 miles from the airport. If you prefer to fly into Chicago or St. Louis, you can also rent a car, catch a bus (Peoria Charter), or take the Amtrak train to Bloomington-Normal. We are happy to provide transportation to and from the Bloomington airport, train, or bus station.

Bloomington-Normal is filled with Abraham Lincoln history. The David Davis Mansion is located in town and we’re only a one-hour drive (or train ride) to Lincoln sites in Springfield, Illinois (Presidential Museum and Lincoln Home). Bloomington-Normal is also located along Route 66 and there is a Route 66 Museum in town. There are over 40 parks and 27 miles of blacktop walking, riding, and running trails through town. These make for great couple outings during the week or weekend.


Want to set up coaching? Click HERE to purchase your first coaching session. Once purchased, Jill will call you to set up a coaching appointment at your convenience. Get your pen and paper ready! Jill listens closely and will share lots of insights, encouragement, and even a homework assignment or two to get you rolling in the right direction!

Want to schedule a retreat? Fill out this form and Jill will contact you to discuss date possibilities:

Individual Coaching Retreat Request Form

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