Warm greetings in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
What a privilege you have today to serve the leaders of tomorrow. You’ve heard
us say before that there is a heart cry around the world for spiritual mentors.
The emerging generation in every culture to which we’ve been exposed to has
this deep longing.
The first time I saw this was in May 2000 when I was part of a leadership team
teaching on ministry leadership to 12 pastors from Columbia, Bolivia and
Ecuador. I was speaking about spiritual mentoring and my colleague spoke about
spiritual mothers and fathers. In both cases, these pastors had tears running
down their cheeks. There wasn’t a dry eye in the place. We had no idea what was
Later, we asked what they were thinking – what had impacted them so deeply?
They replied, “Yes, I want to mentor others – I see that, but who will by my
Like most in our world, you may not have ever had a spiritual mentor. But you
can turn the tide and make an investment that will keep on giving back. You
really are a difference maker in this world when you follow the Jesus way of
Thank you for choosing to invest in others.
May you become more like Jesus as you lead and mentor others.