TODAY'S WORD FOR TODAY
Find a Mentor. Become a Mentor.
‘…The works that I do [you] will do also…’John 14:12 NKJV
Jesus was the perfect mentor. He told His disciples, ‘The works that I do [you] will do also.’ If you want to reach the fullness of your God-given potential, ask God for the right mentors. You will always go further with a good mentor coaching and pushing you. Some mentors are given for a short season, others for a lifetime, so you must know the difference. How do you recognise a mentor? In eight ways. The credo of the true mentor is this: 1) I am willing to spend the time it takes to build a close relationship with the learner; 2) I commit myself to believing in the potential of the learner, to telling them the exciting future I see ahead for him or her; to visualising and verbalising the possibilities for their life; 3) I am willing to be vulnerable and transparent before the learner, I’m willing to share not only my strengths and successes, but also my weaknesses, failures, brokenness, and sins; 4) I am willing to be honest yet affirming in confronting the learner’s errors, faults, and areas of immaturity; 5) I am committed to standing by the learner through trials - even trials that are self-inflicted as a result of ignorance or error; 6) I am committed to helping the learner set goals for his or her spiritual life, career, or ministry, and to helping the learner dream his or her dream; 7) I am willing to objectively evaluate the learner’s progress toward his or her goal; 8) Above all, I am committed to faithfully living out everything I teach.
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