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Introduction to Mentoring

Definition: mentoring is one man pouring his life into another for spiritual growth.

Introduction to Mentoring: The purpose of men's ministry is to move men from the bleachers onto the playing field by building relationships, encouragement, and discipling. The most effective means of discipling men is in a male only environment. This can be in a large group, a small group or a one-on-one relationship. This article focuses on ministering one-on-one.

Discipling Men: One to One, Then Two to One. Pastor Cade Christensen has built his ministry around intentional friendship evangelism, personal discipleship and small groups. C&MA Men's Ministry (MM) recently interviewed Pastor Christensen regarding his approach to discipling men. Download the eight elements of faith Pastor Christiansen uses in one-to-one discipling.

One-on-One Disciplemaking. The purpose of men's ministry is to move men from the bleachers onto the playing field through building relationships, encouragement, and discipling. The most effective means of discipling men is in a male only environment. This can be in a large group, a small group or a one-on-one relationship. This article focuses on the one-on-one relationship.

Mentoring: A Priority Pastor John Janney, makes discipling men a key component of his ministry. C&MA Men's Ministry

(MM) recently interviewed Pastor Janney regarding his approach to discipling men.

Mentoring Younger Men by Patrick Morley. Younger Men Need Older Men. Everyone knows we have a "men problem" Unfortunately, the problem is getting worse, not better. And young men especially are paying the price. Many are in chaos, and all are struggling to figure out how to do life. Recently I've been mentoring a young man in his late twenties. On our fourth visit--long enough for him to size up whether ~r not he would trust me--he sat down and said, "I have a mediocre business, a mediocre marriage, and a mediocre relationship with God." That's because he's never seen "normal."

Reaching Men for Christ. What Leaders Have to Say About Reaching Young Men for Christ. The theme of this issue of Equipping the Man in the Mirror is "Reaching Younger Men for Christ." We asked our Field Network Leaders to give us their insight into this important issue. Check out these answers from men's ministry leaders.

Getting it Right: Tools for Discipling Men. We are losing generations of men because older men are not taking seriously the task of making disciples of younger men. Getting It Right contains a serious of brochures that provide a simple format for generating disciplemaking discussions between men.

Getting it Right - suggested resources for small group or one-to-one discussion (pdf)

Getting it Right - Over Coffee - A series of scripture for helping men understand God's call on their lives, define actions to fulfill that call and engage in that call. (pdf)

More Getting it Right - Over Coffee (pdf)

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The Broken Record Approach to Evangelism. A simple, yet effective approach to leading someone to Christ.