In the last blog post, I talked about mentoring essentially being an act of love – responding to God’s love for the world, and loving others as we do that through mentoring.
But what does it actually mean to love our mentorees? Continue reading “‘Loving’ our Mentorees”
Is mentoring a ministry, a vocation or a profession?
The short answer is, yes!
This question was raised in one of our recent member ‘check-ins’, and it’s a great question to consider. One look at the ACMN website gives a clear indication that mentoring happens across informal, formal and professional levels.
Continue reading “Is mentoring a ministry, a vocation or a profession?”
By Sally Jones
Regularly evaluating your mentoring can be of great benefit to both those you are mentoring and yourself as a mentor. How often do you take some time out to consider how you are growing as a mentor? What skills might need a bit of polishing, or strengths could you intentionally build on? The skill and process of evaluation is something we are very likely helping our mentorees to implement in some area of their own lives, so it is important that we do the same.
I would suggest three areas to consider – each of which can be done immediately after a mentoring session, as well as on a regular monthly, quarterly and/or yearly basis. Following are just a few of the questions you might ask yourself: Continue reading “Evaluating Your Mentoring”