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God is doing something bigger and better than your project.
them. The older women were sad about feeling sidelined and losing their sense of purpose. So, the obvious thing was to start a mentoring ministry. We
To Fight Discouragement, Fan Your Flame
Times of discouragement are inevitable in ministry, but we can learn to combat them.
Paul was mentoring the young Timothy, and he taught him how to carry on serving the kingdom of God despite any difficulties or discouragement that he might face.
No More Frenemies in Ministry
Rather than see other women leaders as competition, we can serve as advocates and allies for one another.
Suzie Brock leads Wave of Life Ministries with her husband, Tom. They've spent the last 30 years traveling the world, training and mentoring leaders, serving and planting churches.
Don’t Try To Be Successful, Try To Do Good Work
A minister with a well-nourished soul may or may not have a big church, but they’ll always have a healthy ministry.
wonderful things. But how do you measure the value of the time spent mentoring a young person so that they don't follow their classmates into addiction? Or
When Calling Causes Conflict
Many women face opposition in their calling—whether overt, covert, or internal.
What if this is a moment to quit? Like Beth, I, too, have wondered if I misunderstood God's call. I recognize how my teaching and mentoring gifts benefit the body of Christ.
How to Be a Spiritual Mother
We all have a responsibility to guide younger leaders.
I find myself equipped not only for mentoring, but for spiritual mothering, a role I believe all women are called to play during our lives, regardless of whether we mother children in our
Lead A Big Church? Or Be A Pastor? Sometimes You Can’t Have It All
Whether you’re called to lead a church with entrepreneurial church growth methods or hands-on pastoring, lean into it with all you’ve got.
We're in our sweet spot when we're caring for people, praying for the sick, building relationships and mentoring the next generation of Christian leaders.
The Struggle to Find a Mentor
If you still haven’t found your ideal mentor, consider these new models of mentoring.
The Struggle to Find a Mentor. If you still haven't found your ideal mentor, consider these new models of mentoring. Read New Models of Mentoring. Among
Serious About Discipleship? Mentoring Is Better Than Curriculum
Small churches have a serious advantage when it comes to discipleship. If we’ll use the right tools.
Mentoring Is Better Than Curriculum Small churches have a serious advantage when it comes to discipleship. If we'll use the right tools. Mentoring. Mentoring is better than curriculum.
Mentoring Is More than Teaching
It’s actually a lot more like mothering.
Mentoring Is More than Teaching. It's actually a lot more like mothering. And I would argue that it's the default mentoring approach of many in evangelical church leadership.
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership
A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter
Imagining the Next Generation of Women in Leadership. A conversation between a lead pastor and her daughter. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 5. Image: Provided by the author.
Mentoring with Intention
It’s more than just hanging out
Mentoring with Intention. It's more than just hanging out. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: Thinkstock. Mentoring with Intention. 0; tweet; email; print. Organic Mentoring.
5 Ways to Build Confidence
Don’t miss these opportunities to develop talent in those you lead.
2. Speak up, but don't shout. High-potential people respond well to personal encouragement from the leader. It can fuel further effort. But that only happens
Why Your Church Needs Group Mentoring
How the group model grows stronger and more mature leaders.
How can churches prepare both mentors and mentees for a good mentoring relationship? I look at mentoring as intentionally making disciples—mentoring for God's kingdom purposes.
The Mixed Blessings Of Scalable Church
We need to understand why a church is small before we can know if its size is a problem to overcome or an opportunity to capitalize on.
The Great Commandment often demands that we go smaller and deeper, not bigger and wider. The same is often true for the mentoring aspects of discipleship.
Worship in a Dynamic and Diverse Culture
An interview with Nikki Lerner, Worship Director at Bridgeway Community Church
3500 people every weekend. In addition to leading worship, Nikki does extensive mentoring for pastors and worship leaders around the country. She is a