Fantastic Mentors and How to Find Them

In my last post I talked about how to take discipleship out of the coffee shop and into our everyday lives. While this is helpful and encouraging when you are the one doing the discipling, what do you do when you are the one desperately searching for a mentor and you keep getting told that they don’t have the time, that they aren’t sure they would be the right mentor for you, or [insert whatever other lame excuse you have been given]?

This is a tough situation most millennials who have sought after discipleship have wrestled with: lack of potential mentors or potential mentors that are not accessible. While I pray this serves as a guidepost to help you find the mentor you are looking for, mentors can sometimes be like mythological beasts, your search for one may be different than the “map” suggests and an element of supernatural guidance is certain to be involved. You may even find that your journey down one path leads you to new territory where new paths are blazed for others to follow.

Here are 6 paths I have found to be successful for finding a mentor:

The rest of this guest post I wrote for 3DM can be found at Discipling Culture

3DM seeks to train leaders in discipleship and missional community models. They are active across the US and the world with locations in Europe, South America, and Australia. Leaders such as Jo Saxton and Mike Breen have been a driving force behind the 3DM movement. Learn more at their website.

A good mentor can be hard to find. Follow these tips to find a fantastic one.

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