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  1. 1. 1. Our Purpose-Vision 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) A. Biblical Basis B. What is a MR? C. The Mentor - Discipler D. The Mentoree - Disciple - Mentee E. The MR Meeting Agenda F. The MR Commitment 3. Conclusion
  2. 2. 1. Our Purpose-Vision Our Focus: The Great Commission The FOCUS of our Focus: Make Disciples DGC - We want to be an Intentional Disciple-Making Church.
  3. 3. 1. Our Purpose-Vision None of us has arrived or has been perfected. We are all working on our spirituality - walk with God. We are all working on issues in our lives. We all NEED HELP.
  4. 4. 1. Our Purpose-Vision These are issues and struggles of all leaders.  Our WALK with God.  The BAGGAGE in our lives.  Our Spirituality - Intake of the Word - Prayer-Life - Obedience - Faith
  5. 5. The Judgment Seat of Christ Two KEY questions for us as believers: A. Who am I becoming? Our Journey in Discipleship - Our Person. B. Am I fulfilling God’s call and purpose for my life? Our Journey in Serving God - Our Purpose.
  6. 6. 1. Our Purpose-Vision We have three vehicles in DGC to build a disciple-making church. A. The Discipleship Group (DG) B. Equipping Tracks - Ongoing C. Mentoring Relationships - Today’s Topic
  7. 7. YOU - the believer Evangelize SERVEvia 3 Vehicles : (1) The DG (2) Equipping Tracks (3) Mentoring Relationships EQUIP EDIFY INPUT OUTPUT Disciple Another Missions Intentional DISCIPLESHIP in a DGC
  8. 8. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) A. Biblical Basis of a Mentoring Relationship Moses  Joshua Elijah - Elisha Mordecai - Esther Jesus Christ - the 12 - the 3 Paul  Timothy - Faithful Men - Others
  9. 9. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) B. What is a Mentoring Relationship? It is a relationship whereby one person i.e. the mentor INVEST a part of his life to influence and impact another life. This mentoring has the aim of the mentoree becoming / maturing as a Disciple of Christ.
  10. 10. True Worshippers Growing in Faith Maturing into Christ likeness Overcoming Sins Overcoming Sin - the self life Overcoming the world Overcoming the evil one Walking in Obedience Growing in love for God Profile of Disciples of Christ - Journey in Discipleship
  11. 11. Filled - Anointed with the Spirit Rooted to the Word Serving the Lord Setting the captives free - deliverance Committed to local Church Love for brothers and sisters reaching out to the unsaved - Bring salvation Healing the Sick Making Disciples Profile of Disciples of Christ - Journey in Serving God
  12. 12. Mentoring Relationships vary and function along a continuum 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) C. The Mentor - Discipler i. There is no perfect mentor. ii. There is a range of mentoring: From Passive to Intensive From Less Deliberate to More Deliberate
  13. 13. Model 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) Range of Mentoring Relationships by Tim Elmore  The Mentor - Model - A living personal example for life, ministry and career.
  14. 14. Model 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) Range of Mentoring Relationships by Tim Elmore  The Mentor - Sponsor - Guidance, Protection, Network for contacts and resources. Sponsor
  15. 15. Model 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) Range of Mentoring Relationships by Tim Elmore  The Mentor - Teacher - Knowledge and Understanding on the specific subject. Sponsor Teacher
  16. 16. Model 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) Range of Mentoring Relationships by Tim Elmore  The Mentor - Counselor - Timely Advice, Perspective on Self, Others, Ministry. Sponsor Teacher Counselor
  17. 17. Model 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) Range of Mentoring Relationships by Tim Elmore  The Mentor - Coach - Motivation, Skills-needed to meet tasks / challenge. Sponsor Teacher Counselor Coach
  18. 18. Model 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) Range of Mentoring Relationships by Tim Elmore  The Mentor - Spiritual Guide - Accountability Direction, Insight for Maturation. Sponsor Teacher Counselor Coach Spiritual Guide
  19. 19. Model 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) Range of Mentoring Relationships by Tim Elmore  The Mentor - Discipler - Helping in Journey of Discipleship in following Christ. Sponsor Teacher Counselor Coach Spiritual Guide Discipler
  20. 20. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) Range of Mentoring Relationships by Tim Elmore From Passive to Intensive From Less Deliberate to More Deliberate Model Sponsor Teacher Counselor Coach Spiritual Guide Discipler
  21. 21. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) C. The Mentor - Discipler iii. Mentors invest, influence and impact the Mentoree’s life. They “ADD VALUE” to the particular aspect of the mentoree’s life for that season.
  22. 22. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) D. The Mentoree i. A mentoree is someone who will posture himself / herself to learn and to receive from the mentor, inputs into areas of his life and ministry. ii. A mentoree may have different mentors for different “needs” of his life.
  23. 23. Benefits of Having a Mentor You may be good and even better than everyone else. But without a coach-mentor, you will never be as good as you could be.
  24. 24. Benefits of Having a Mentor I can go farther and faster with someone coaching me than I can on my own. An effective coach does not need to possess more skills than the person he is coaching. It is what he sees that counts.
  25. 25. Benefits of Having a Mentor A good coach assess your performance vs your potential. Coach = Counselor + Consultant + Mentor A Coach - observes, instructs, inspires.
  26. 26. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) E. The MR Meeting Agenda Three broad agendas: i. Sharing of life and dealing with issues of life. ii. Who am I becoming? Our Journey in Discipleship.
  27. 27. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) E. The MR Meeting Agenda Three broad agendas: iii. Am I fulfilling God’s call and purpose for my life? Our Journey in serving the Lord. The entire process must be rooted in the Word and led by the Holy Spirit.
  28. 28. i. Sharing of life and dealing with issues of life. This agenda will take up the bulk of the first few meetings.  Subsequent meetings will be merely updates.  Issues of life of the mentoree are shared, discussed and dealt with accordingly.
  29. 29. i. Sharing of life and dealing with issues of life. Managing Finances Struggle with pornography Rebellious children Constant squabbles with spouse Parenting teens Short temper Problems with boss Work issues Worries and anxieties Handling Fears Financial Freedom
  30. 30. ii. Who am I becoming? Growing into Christlikeness Finding my security in Christ Knowing my identity in Christ My self worth and significance rooted in the love of Christ Dealing with character issues Growing in wholeness Learning life-skills Forming core biblical values Developing people skills Dealing with unhealed hurts Dealing with unmet needs Dealing with unresolved issues
  31. 31. iii. Am I fulfilling God’s call and purpose for my life? Know my calling Understand my personality profile Realize my giftings and talents Sensing the pull in my heart to the need Serving in the areas of my strength Sharpening my giftings and talents Continually clarifying my calling, giftings and portion Maturing in my ministry Confirmation from feedback and fruit of my labour Inward Witness
  32. 32. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) E. The MR Meeting Agenda The following core-values are practiced in the Mentoring Relationship Meeting. No Offenses No Condemnation, No Competition, No Comparison BUT Encouragement A & C (Submission Issues) P & C Praying for one another The strength of the mentoring relationship is when the mentor can speak with authority into the mentoree’s life.
  33. 33. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) F. The MR Commitment  After you have found your mentor / mentoree, you commit to the Mentoring Relationship for 1-2 years.  You decide the frequency of Mentoring Relationship Meetings.
  34. 34. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) F. The MR Commitment  This can be weekly, fortnightly but should be at least once a month.  This can be over breakfast, lunch or dinner or just time set aside in the evenings and weekends.  It should normally take about 1.5 - 2 hours.
  35. 35. 2. The Mentoring Relationship (MR) This is a deliberate, intentional, conscious attempt to make disciples.
  36. 36. CONCLUSION The Focus of a DGC: The Great Commission The FOCUS of our Focus: Make Disciples DGC - We want to be an intentional disciple-making church.
  37. 37. CONCLUSION Will you commit to mentor someone? Will you bring this person before the LORD? Will you commit yourself to pay the price to invest, influence and impact that life for the LORD.
  38. 38. 2 Timothy 4:6-7 For I am already poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. CONCLUSION

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