"None of us has messed up so badly or gone so far off the path that Jesus can't restore us, revive us, and commission us. In Christ, our legacy is entirely wrapped up in His glory." Inseparable, p. 62 In Chapter 4: Failure Commissioned we boil down God's will to be: loving Him, loving … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Failure Commissioned and a GIVEAWAY!
I'm opening up registration for The Inseparable Journey! I hope you'll pray about joining me for this FREE 13-week online discipleship study through my book. We will kick off Sunday, January 4, 2015. (If you don't have Facebook, be sure to subscribe to my blog for updates!) There was a time in my life that … Continue reading The Inseparable Journey: Registration now open!
For the past several months at work, I've been helping to coordinate a group of exquisitely awesome women in group settings in hopes that we each would find a prayer partner mentor/mentee. (Not manatee. Mentee is the best word I have found, but would love a better one if there is one!) The women involved … Continue reading our intergenerational mentoring prayer group
Last night my mom gave me a gem of a keepsake: my grandmother's Bible. You can just barely read her name down there in the righthand corner: Ruth Kees. Immediately I noticed my grandmother and I had something in common when it comes to our Bibles--we like to write in them. Pages were falling out … Continue reading Grandma’s Bible
Mentoring doesn't have to be a big, scary time commitment or even just going through a Bible study (though obviously there is nothing wrong with time commitments and Bible studies!). Mentoring is life on life. Think about how Jesus mentored: He spent several years in close contact, took opportunity of "teachable moments," accepted people's flaws … Continue reading Mentoring: Practical Ideas for Getting Started
(NOTE: this is from a paper with my own research that I wrote for my mentoring and coaching class at the Oxford Graduate School. I hope to publish some variations of it in a couple of magazines.) I’d been in similar situations many times before. This time, I was sitting in an ice cream shop … Continue reading The Need for Mentoring in Today’s Church: An Appeal to the Older Generations