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Mentoring in Action Jun 20, 2023

By Cindy Davis

My interest in mentoring came not from my own experience, but from watching my 10-year-old son experience grief. The sudden death of my younger brother had left the family in shock. My son’s fun uncle, whom he played football with and looked up to like a big brother, was...

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Pray & Revive Jan 11, 2023

By Nancy Lindgren 

On January 2nd, a chilling scene played out on our televisions as millions were watching in shock and dismay. A football player by the name of Damar Hamlin was hit in the chest and went into cardiac arrest. The players and fans were stunned and many began to pray. They...

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Seen. Heard. Known. Jan 31, 2022

By Nancy Lindgren

With the new year upon us, we have a new perspective. We are looking through the eyes of Jesus in Matthew 9:36. “When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them for they were confused and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.” Jesus saw people and he loved...

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A Mentoring Mindset May 17, 2021

By Nancy Lindgren

Someone recently prayed with me that God would give mentors a mentoring mindset. I love those words! It really does start in our minds and how we think. Do you see yourself as a mentor? My prayer is that you can say these words with confidence, “I am a mentor. I have...

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What is a Mentor Looking for in a Mentee? Aug 19, 2020

by Nancy Lindgren

Originally written April 10th, 2019

A mentor can feel a lot of pressure to live up to what a mentee might be looking for or needing in a mentor. If a mentee will keep these 5 A’s in mind when pursuing a mentor, it will help assure the mentor that she is making an impact on...

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Walk and Point and Pray Jul 14, 2020

By Joy Ostrom originally written April 3rd, 2019

Recently, I have been pondering the words "walk and point and pray" as they apply to mentoring and my own personal walk with the Lord.

As I walk with Him, He points to places in me that I need to release to Him. The question is: Am I willing to...

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You Are Welcome! Jun 17, 2020

by Fran Goodrich

You are welcome. We say those words all the time. It's pretty automatic – the courteous response when someone thanks us. But in mentoring, those words need to be at the forefront of our mind and our hearts! They are the crucial starting point of...

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Our Steering Wheel  Mar 11, 2020

By Angelica Roszhart

Grief turns life upside down. Some days it’s hard just to breath. C.S. Lewis, in his book, A Grief Observed, put it quite brilliantly when he said, “For in grief nothing ‘stays put.’ One keeps on emerging from a phase, but it always recurs. Round...

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Mentoring Moments Feb 26, 2020

By Jeannine Mitchell

Casting Crowns is my go-to when seeking encouraging and inspirational music. The other day I prayed that God would share a song with me that would reset my perspective and attitude after a difficult week. 

The first song that played from shuffle mode reminded me of what...

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Let’s Be Sheep! Feb 14, 2020

By Val Bantz

Sheep. Lots of sheep. Sheep around every bend. Sheep in every field. So many sheep I could fall asleep counting them all. :) Being from Iowa and used to seeing only cows, I delighted in the landscape of sheep on a trip to Ireland, Scotland and England this past October.

One singular...

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Embracing the Beauty in the Broken Jan 15, 2020

By Shannon Clark

Embrace. This word gives me all the yummy feelings. A word associated with many wonderful things, like a physical embrace with another, embracing a beautiful view or a sweet moment in time. When I think of “embrace,” I imagine warmth and happiness. At the root,...

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A Woman of Influence Nov 14, 2019

By Nancy Lindgren

In honor of my dear friend, Karen Zummo, who passed away on November 4, 2019.

I’ve only known Karen for one year but in that short amount of time she has made a great impact on my life and many others. Karen served on the mentoring team with me at my church and she was one...

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