Find a Mentor

Here’s some practical insight I read recently in a newsletter from Pastor Mark Platt…

We all need coaches and tour guides to show us the way. It is easy to get discouraged and to think it is impossible to turn things around. We all need help. Proverbs 1:5 says: “let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance.”

Want to become wise? Find wise mentors and ask them to teach you things like:Find a Mentor |

  • how to put your life together in the spiritual, family, social, business, and physical areas of your life
  • what to read that will teach you how to live God’s way
  • how to identify your talents and use your spiritual gifts
  • how to discover and live in the will of God
  • how to become the person God meant you to be

You need tour guides, teachers, advisers, and counselors in your personal life, career, finances, and especially in your walk with God. No one is smart enough or wise enough to go it alone. Proverbs 15:22 says: “Without counsel, plans go awry, but in the multitude of counselors they are established.” Your life will greatly improve when you bring in people to guide you into God’s best for your life.

Today’s Missional Challenge

Find a mentor – be a mentor to someone!

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Dave DeVries

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Dr. Dave DeVries is a coach, trainer, author and founder of Missional Challenge. He is passionate about coaching and training church planters and missional leaders. With 30+ years of church planting and leadership development experience, Dave brings his passion and encouragement to those he trains and coaches.
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