Discipleship and Mentoring
In SIM’s “Core Values,” we have committed ourselves to “practice the giving and receiving of discipleship” as an enduring discipline. Liz McGregor learned the importance of this when local and expatriate Christians intentionally mentored her years ago when she was working in Nigeria. She explains, “Discipleship is not a grand new idea. My prayer is simply that it will very naturally become a significant part of who we are and of everything we do as a mission.”
Read updates from Liz below:
2 June 2009
One morning at breakfast at the Global Leaders Gathering in Kenya recently, I sat across the table from
Younoussa Djao (Director of the SIM West Africa Partnership Office).
7 April 2009
Much has been written about mentoring and also about coaching with the two terms often
being used interchangeably. The more I learn, I think I am seeing a distinction between
these 2 words.
13 January 2009
Liz McGregor shares about the importance and the effectiveness of intentional, generational discipleship.
15 October 2008
Four easy to remember action words on mentoring are: care, convey, correct, and connect.
4 September 2008
It seems to me that we understand the Biblical principles of discipleship but are less comfortable with the concepts of mentoring.
22 July 2008
Gwen Baker shares what she learned about storying to primary and secondary oral communicators and how it relates to the whole discipleship process.
16 June 2008
Dorothy Hazard from SIM Kenya talks about the role of mentoring in the SIM Kenya short-term program.
22 May 2008
Everything I read and hear these days challenges me to rethink how I
communicate with and relate to today’s generation of young people. They
are so wired up and interconnected globally they amaze me and intimidate
me all at the same time!
28 February 2008
In November 2007, Malcolm and I attended a Discipleship Training Leader Seminar at SaRang Community Church—“Called to Awaken the Laity” (CAL), based on Colossians 1:28-29.