Category Archives: Resources for Mentors

Resources- book, articles, and other information that may be useful to you as you mentor a child.

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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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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What Does it Mean to Be a Mentor? Part 1

  The term mentor comes from two Greek words, mentos meaning with purpose, spirit, and passion and meno meaning to remain, abide, continue, be present, wait, endure. I believe this definition gives a whole new weight to mentoring. It is … Continue reading

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Engaging Shy Protégés

If you have a very shy protégé you might find engaging with them to a bit of a challenge especially in the beginning stages of the relationship. As an adult mentor it can be hard enough to engage with an … Continue reading

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Intentional Questions —–> Fruit Bearing Responses

Let’s face it. Engaging your protégé in deep and meaningful conversations can be a challenge. You may find yourself running out of things to say or questions to ask and occasionally, your conversations seem to go flat. Now that we’ve … Continue reading

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