Corey has spoken to groups of various backgrounds and ethnicities including The Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference at Texas A&M University, The University of Texas Football Team, The Raffa Clinic, The University of Texas Male Leadership Summit, The National Society of Black Engineers.
Corey has an over 20-year background in ministry having served as Director of LifeGuard, a sexual risk avoidance sex and character education program, the Founder and Lead Pastor of Full Life Community Church in Pflugerville, Texas, the Maturity and Ministry Pastor at Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Austin, Texas and the Founder and and Campus Staff Member of Texas Gospel Fellowship with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin growing the ministry to over 130 students in four years.
Corey’s purpose is to inform, instruct and inspire people to fulfill their purpose. He’s committed to helping people discover and live out their purpose. For over 20 years he has been speaking to students and working professionals inspiring them to do what they were created to do. He has written various books, workbooks, and workshops designed to fulfill this purpose. His works include:
History in the Making: 7 Keys to Making History in Your Lifetime”
“Prioritize for Your Purpose: Ordering Your Life to Extraordinary”
“Being: A 30-Day Guide to Being Who God Created You to Be”
“Developing a College Ministry for Your Church”
Corey graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in August of 2000 with a B.S. in Communication Studies / Human Relations and a minor in Business. He has also earned his Masters of Ministry Leadership degree at Rockbridge Seminary He has multiple certifications:
Nonprofit Leadership Management (2020) – Austin Community College
Certified Human Behavior Specialist (2005)– Uniquely You
Certified Professional Life Coach (2009)– Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching
Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist (2014, 2019)– Ascend (Formerly National Abstinence Education Association)
Certified Building Family Connections Facilitator (2018) – Medical Institute for Sexual Health
Corey is the Founder and President of III Coaching, a firm that informs, instructs, and inspires through speaking, coaching, and publishing. He is also the Founder and C.E.O. of the History in the Making Community Development Center (H.I.M. Center), a nonprofit focused on education, economic development, and family development.
The Tabor Family
While studying at the University of Texas Corey was involved in various organizations and served in various leadership roles. He served as chaplain and president of Innervisions Gospel Choir where he partnered with Revival City Music to write and co-produce Unconditional Praise, the first CD recorded by Innervisions Gospel Choir. Corey also served as a one-year at large Student Government Representative, Resident Assistant, Orientation Advisor, and Career Exploration Center Peer Counselor. It was during his time as a student Corey accepted his call to ministry and began developing his speaking and leadership gifts.
Corey has been married to his wife, April Tabor since June 2003 and they have two daughters Anaia Naomi and Charis Dawn. They live in the Manor, Texas east of Austin.