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Ground rules in mentoring

Establishing a set of ground rules for your mentoring relationship at the onset is just a way of reassuring your mentee that some basic expectations will be met, both ways. As you commit to your mentee, he or she will be expected to do the same for you.  (See Chinese...

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How to set spiritual goals in mentoring relationships

God’s first commandment is to love Him. Hence, our ultimate goal in mentoring a believer is to show him or her how to love God and not just to elicit some behavioural changes. We may set goals that are behavioural in nature, but our ultimate aim to for them to...

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God’s promises

How wonderful it is to pray with confidence in God’s ‘precious and very great promises’ for us. The Creator of everything in this universe has given us a part of His divine nature by having His Holy Spirit live in us. With the Spirit of wisdom, peace, hope and joy inside...

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How to avoid burn-out as a mentor

The Bible promises us that when we hope in the Lord, we will run and not grow weary. If mentors burn-out and no longer serve our Father in Heaven with joy and focus, then we need to ask ourselves if we’re giving ourselves enough rest – or if our issues...

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Jesus frees designer from inferiority complex

N is a designer who built up her own retail brand. In spite of her success, she struggled with a deep inferiority complex that began as a child. Here is how she learnt to start a new life in Christ, free of accusations from her past. Praise God! (See Chinese...

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Jesus sets architect free from self-hatred

C is an architect who followed Jesus faithfully for 23 years, serving on mission trips all around the world – from South America to China and Cambodia. Here is her story of how she was finally delivered from a secret life of self-hatred and a habit of self-harm. Praise God!...