Mentoring (Disciple-Making)

MENTOR TRAINING

Training at pursueGOD.org works through video playlists that are designed to introduce you to our disciple-making tools. Here’s how it works:

  1. Choose a training playlist (below) and discuss the videos with a group or mentor.
  2. Practice mentoring for 3 weeks and complete the 21-Day Disciple-maker’s Devo (below).
  3. Start mentoring.
  4. Return to this page for follow up training in the weeks and months ahead (use topics at bottom). 

To become a global mentor for pursueGOD.org and for the opportunity to help people around the world, register here.

TRAINING PLAYLIST
TRAINING PLAYLIST (STUDENTS)
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WORKSHOP

Churches can use this training in a workshop setting. We recommend four 30-minute sessions for a total of 2 hours. Download and print off the Mentor Training Packet (pdf) for use during the workshop.

Prep before the workshop with the following checklist:

  • Create a church-wide process for taking mentor requests.
  • Create a church-wide process for registering trained mentors.
  • Assign a mentoring admin at your church. This is the person who oversees “handoffs” at your church, connecting trained mentors to those who have requested help. This will be critical once you have mentors ready to serve.
  • Create a follow up strategy for your mentors. Each newly trained mentor should be assigned a “coach” who will follow up with him or her over the next 6 months.

The coach’s job is as follows:

  • If possible, lead discussion groups for each session with his or her trainees during the workshop.
  • Coordinate 3-6 week practice sessions for trainees following the workshop, either as a group or in pairs.
  • Serve as a liaison between your trainees and the mentoring admin to help them get connected to the mentoring needs in your church.
  • Follow up at least once a month with your mentors for 6 months or more. Use topics at www.pursueGOD.org/mentor.

FEATURED TOPICS

Browse the most recent mentoring topics from our library.

 

Working Your Hit List

One of the most common questions that comes up in mentoring is how to actually get started with people you want to mentor.

How to Power Through in Mentoring

It’s easy to give up and stop trying to help someone pursue God. Here’s how to power through the challenges and discouragement to make a difference.

How NOT to Start Mentoring

Starting is important. How you begin a mentoring relationship sets the course for what’s to come. Find out here how to start a mentoring relationship on the right foot.

The Mentoring Law of Discovery

Great mentors understand the fundamental law of mentoring: truth is discovered. You can’t force someone to see what you see.

Mentoring at Church

Whatever area of ministry you’re involved in at your church, mentoring with the tools at pursueGOD.org will increase your impact.

4 Stages of Biblical Mentoring

Jesus calls all of us to go out and make disciples, but understanding these four stages will help you to do it effectively.

3 People Lists for Biblical Mentoring

Becoming a mentor using our online resources takes a bit of planning up front. Start by thinking through who is on your hit list, your active list, and your passive list.

Why Use The Mentor (FLEX) Method?

The FLEX Method at pursueGOD.org is pretty simple and very specific. But why bog yourself down with a particular method or system? The answer is clear.

You Were Born to Reproduce

In 1955 Dawson Trotman, founder of The Navigators, preached a sermon that became a catalytic booklet for generations. Here’s a summary.

Mentor Training (Series)

Learn how to use the resources in the pursueGOD library to mentor people in your world – at home, at church, and everywhere.

What is the Best Way to Share My Faith?

Sharing our faith can seem awkward at times, but our fears should not keep us from it. Here are some tips that can help us as we tell other people about Jesus.

Mentoring Former Mormons

Trained mentors can help former Mormons navigate challenging issues to gain a new identity and new purpose – using the resources at pursueGOD.org.

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Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

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