Articles Tagged 'Mentor'

Every 1 Trains 2!

Every 1 Trains 2!

Where are we going to get trained leaders for our church's future?

Phil Ware reminds us of Jesus' practice in preparing his disciples for ministry and leadership.

Live Beyond

Live Beyond

I want to invite you to join me in living beyond the horizon of our children's faith!

Phil Ware writes about leaving a legacy with his children and grandchildren to pass on faith and be passionate disciples of Jesus.

But Who Won the Game?

But Who Won the Game?

Sometimes the final score doesn't count as much as the way the game is played!

Rubel Shelly writes about a basketball game between the Gainesville Tornadoes and the Vanguard Vikings and the fans who helped give the team a life.

Love Will Travel

Love Will Travel

Why is the Great Commission so important for us as well as the rest of the world?

Phil Ware does part 4 in a 5 part series on the Immanuel passages in Matthew, this week is the Great Commission, Matthew 28:18-20, focusing on cross cultural outreach and disciple-making, something much more involved than just evangelism.

Inspired Truth?

Inspired Truth?

What makes Scripture inspired truth?

Phil Ware remembers an old mentor who has gone to be with Jesus, Neil Lightfoot, and as he recalls a lesson from John 4 about real faith is also reminded about the nature of inspired truth.

Look Alikes that Aren't Alike

Look Alikes that Aren't Alike

Who do you look like?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that even when things or people look alike doesn't mean they actually live the same way or live out the same role.

A Simple Phone Call

A Simple Phone Call

Isn't it amazing the difference one simple phone call can make?

Tom Norvell talks about a phone call he received on his 57th birthday from an old friend and mentor and how special and important it was to him.

The Greatest Glory

The Greatest Glory

Where does a leader find true and lasting glory?

Phil Ware continues his series of messages on true shepherds in the church and focuses on the subject of a leader's glory -- seeing his or her passion formed in others they have trained.

Every Time I Remember You

Every Time I Remember You

Every time?

Tom Norvell reminds us to express our thanks to those who have blessed our lives and give us joy and thanksgiving when we remember them.

Have You Heard these Words?

Have You Heard these Words?

Just a few words and our presence can make all the difference in the world!

Ron Rose reminds us that a few words and our physical presence can make all the difference in the life of someone else, just like Al Ware made a difference in Ron's life.

Incarnational?

Incarnational?

Surely Jesus is talking about something other than evangelism?

Phil Ware continues his LifeWORDS series and shares Jesus' Great Commission as a call to incarnational ministry and not just evangelism.

Learning To Be Watched

Learning To Be Watched

Have you glanced over your shoulder recently?

Ron Rose talks about being an example to others because we are always being watched, especially by those in our own family.

Unveiling of Legacy

Unveiling of Legacy

What will you have to pass on to your children and grandchildren?

Ron Rose shares with us about legacy, faith, children, grandchildren, funerals, and the real inheritance we need to set aside for those who come after us.

Coaches Invest in People

Coaches Invest in People

Have you ever thought about being a coach?

Ron Rose talks about one of his personal mentoring heroes and emphasizes how we must all step up and start coaching someone.

ALL!

ALL!

So who are we going to exclude?

Phil Ware reminds us that from the very beginning of the Christian movement, Jesus and His followers recognized that the Gospel and the church are for all people.

Planting Seeds for the Future

Planting Seeds for the Future

Are you planting any seeds for tomorrow?

Ron Rose reminds us that we need to be investing in the future by helping others see the potential that God has for them.

Two Hours a Week

Two Hours a Week

How much time are you willing to invest in the life of a child?

Mentoring kids offers a great chance for Christians to honor the call of Jesus to care for orphans.

Make Their Journey Easier

Make Their Journey Easier

What are you doing to help those around you?

Mike talks about a time when someone helped him on a hike and it reminded him of how we have to help those who come behind us.

They're Always Watching You!

They're Always Watching You!

So how in the world did they learn to do that kind of thing?

A child buys a car online because he has learned to imitate the actions of his mother on a computer and this is a powerful reminder that our kids are always watching us

You Could Wish It Were So

You Could Wish It Were So

Are you willing to invest in others to lead them to a better place?

A surgeon who gives blood to his patient is a reminder of all those who have invested in us to make us what we are.

The People Behind You

The People Behind You

Who are you blazing the trail for?

Jesus is our pioneer and we are called to blaze the trail for others to follow after us.

How Will You Be Remembered?

How Will You Be Remembered?

Will those who come behind us find us faithful?

How we are remembered will have a huge impact on our how our children's lives turn out.

Proving Them Wrong

Proving Them Wrong

Have you spotted a hero in the making the lately?

Most of us get discounted, rejected, or turned away at some time or another: but God looks at our heart and doesn't give up on us!

Recycled

Recycled

Can a failure be useful again?

Just as key people did with John Mark in moving him from failure to useful, so too, good leaders must recycle.

The Kids Behind You

The Kids Behind You

Who will step up and point the way?

The generation coming behind us, the millenials, are not hopeless at all, but we must step up and help guide them.