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The Why?!

Why did I get married? Why did I go back to school after all these years? Why did I sign up for this? Often times we can lose sight of why we made a decision to do what we are … Continue reading

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Summertime in Sunny South Dallas

Growing up Muslim, my first exposure to church came through a Vacation Bible School.  Some of our now faithful mentors first exposure to South Dallas came through a Vacation Bible School at a local church.  Your protege’s are anxiously anticipating … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex [Pt. 2]

Let’s Talk About Sex Pt. 2: Learning How to Have the Sex Talk with Your Protégé The key is to building rapport is creating a foundation with your protégé that can eventually lead to the more in-depth sexual purity conversations. … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex [Pt. 1]

Let’s Talk About Sex Pt. 1: Learning How to Have the Sex Talk with Your Protégé Let’s Talk About Sex. For many people, that statement alone produces a cringe-worthy uneasiness. For others, the title may lead to the recollection of … Continue reading

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The Cross and Culture

There was a level of curiosity being raised through the roof as the keeper of the inn hears the story of the introduction of one stranger to another. The guest of the inn, clearly from the other side of town … Continue reading

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Wisdom in Future Planning

There are many key things to remember as we help our protégés plan their future. We begin by framing our vision through God’s vison for vocational work as seen biblically. With an objective lens, we assess our protégé’s current life … Continue reading

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Engaging Families

Today, I want to address a challenge that if ignored often leads to more challenges in mentoring. For many mentors poor communication or lack of relationship with parent/guardian has been the cause of many pitfalls and strains in their mentoring … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and as many of us are gathered around the dinner table with friends and family, it’s important for us to remember the true meaning of why we give thanks. Yes, we celebrate the national … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to Be a Mentor? Part 3

Today we will look at the remainder of the mentor pledge.  We are so thankful you have chosen to serve alongside us in the South Dallas community and want to make sure you have all the right tools to love … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to Be a Mentor? Part 2

Last time we looked at the first two characteristics of a mentor, consistency and modeling. This week we will continue on with the next three characteristics of a successful mentor. I hope these help you understand the depth of the … Continue reading

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