Seven Ways Mentoring Can Transform Your Church

November 24, 2017
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Podcast Episode #383

We often think of mentoring as passing on life skills. While that’s true, in the church it can be used to pass on spiritual disciplines as well. Today, Regi Campbell joins us to share how mentoring can help re-energize churches and ministries.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • A mentoring program keeps retirees involved in the ministry of the church.
  • Men in the church want to be challenged. They want the bar raised.
  • “Evangelism is not as much an event but a process.”
  • “We all have a deep need to belong to something.”

The seven transforming values of mentoring we discuss are:

  1. Engaging the older wiser men with the next generation gets them and keeps them in the game
  2. Men want to be challenged to a higher bar
  3. Mentors are people who embody Jesus
  4. The power of a transparency and vulnerability in a mentoring group
  5. Discovering Biblical truth together through reading and Scripture memory
  6. Experiencing authentic community – creating a brotherhood
  7. Purposeful church engagement for mentored people – directing them to ‘pay it forward’ in the local church.

About Regi Campbell

Regi Campbell is an experienced investor and entrepreneur by trade. He has been involved in founding 15 companies, serving as CEO 4 times. Regi has written three books: About My Father’s Business, Mentor Like Jesus and What Radical Husbands Do and blogs at RadicalMentoring.com. He founded Radical Mentoring more than a decade ago to help encourage and equip mentors and churches to launch mentoring groups and mentoring programs. Regi currently lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife Miriam. They attend North Point Community Church, where Regi has served as both an elder and a member of the long-range planning team.


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