Posts Tagged ‘Mentoring’
Mentoring for Life by Cindy Hopkins
By Cindy Hopkins “A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” –Prov. 11:25 When Susan was hired as the executive director of her pregnancy center in 2006, she knew the calling was strong, and it was confirmed by the confidence that the board seemed to have in her abilities to lead an…Read More
High-Impact Investment of Time and Talents
Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance ~ Proverbs 1:5 We each have something to give and receive in this life. Engaging in a mentoring relationship is a biblical way for you to do both. Wondering if you’re truly ready to take that next step? What follows…Read More
Insights From a Mentoring Expert
Why Does mentoring matter? Katy Dickinson, founder and principal of Katy Dickinson Consulting, says mentoring programs transform not only the individuals involved but also the company itself. Over the years she has developed mentoring programs at organizations around the globe, including Sun Microsystems. She has also spearheaded the TechWomen mentoring initiative at the U.S. Department…Read More
Embrace Your Leadership Season
Have you ever thought of your leadership position as a season you’ve been called to for this exact time and place? For some, you are at the beginning of your leadership journey and experiencing one of your first assignments. You are filled with anticipation and fully open to however God plans to lead. You…Read More
The Pastor and The Kingdom Path by Gary G. Hoag, Ph.D.
by Gary G. Hoag, Ph.D. In The Choice: The Christ-Centered Pursuit of Kingdom Outcomes, Scott Rodin, Wes Willmer, and I announce that we are praying for a great awakening today in the church and the parachurch. Specifically related to pastors, we are exhorting them to abandon cultural definitions of success. These are often reported in…Read More
3 Leadership Lessons from Lent by R. Scott Rodin Ph.D.
By R. Scott Rodin Ph.D. This blog post falls one week before an important day in the Christian church calendar, Ash Wednesday. This day marks the beginning of a forty day preparation time leading up to holy week and the culminating celebration of Easter Sunday. This time of preparation is referred to as Lent and…Read More
Mentoring: God's Pattern for Developing Leaders
“Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.” I Corinthians 11:1 Mentoring is not a specific term that appears in Scripture, but the concept is found throughout the old and new testaments. The pattern of wise and trusted counselors or teachers investing in the lives of others was a common practice for transferring wisdom…Read More
Lessons for Leaders: Commitment
By Wayne Pederson In a speaking engagement I was talking about building relationships: in marriage, in friendships, in work, in ministry. Really, all good relationships are built on a PLEDGE: P: Prioritize the relationship. Give the other person top priority at the moment L: Listen and learn. Listen more than you talk. E: Engage. Put…Read More
Your Leadership Gift
Your leadership gift to the world is multiplied when you give freely what has been given to you. With Christian Leadership Alliance’s new mentoring network you can profoundly impact the life and trajectory of another Christian leader. CLA’s mission is to equip and unite leaders who will transform the world for Christ. This new learning…Read More
Don't Go It Alone!
By Bethany Palmer I love talking to people who are heading into their Future-Funded Ministry™ and have good advice. Richard Erickson from Greater Europe Ministry is no different. Richard went through a very challenging time in his life, one that he never saw coming. He got a divorce. It was devastating, challenging, and just plain…Read More