6-18-17 Mentor A mentor is a wise & trusted counselor or teacher The word “mentor” is not used in the Bible; many mentor relationships appear. 2 Thessalonians 3:7 -For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us, because we were not idle when we were with you, Philippians 4:9 -Keep putting into practice … Continue reading Mentor Outline
Jethro gave his son-in-law some great advice. When he saw Moses before the people all day, he asked what really was being accomplished. Moses was getting worn out by handling everything all day. This would eventually wear the people out as well. We aren’t meant to handle everything alone, nor to do everything. Jethro shared … Continue reading All Alone
When Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, came for a visit, he had “heard about everything God has done.” This verse isn’t a verse people usually post as the big motivational verse. This isn’t the life-changing verse for most people. But look at it closely. This man had heard what God did for Moses and the Israelites. He … Continue reading Heard about Everything
Sitting Alone Sitting alone sucks. I remember when I was going through a tough period in life I pushed people away and tried to sit alone. The problem is we are communal—God created us as beings who need community to thrive. We need God and we need people. No wonder God tells us the greatest … Continue reading Sitting Alone
Jethro asked Moses, “Why are you doing all this, and all by yourself…” Has anyone said that to you in the past? Have you asked this of yourself recently? Today we live in a society of busyness so I have asked this of others and of myself again and again. We have to remind ourselves … Continue reading Doing All This
Why are you trying to do all this alone? That is what Jethro asks Moses when he visits (see Exodus 18). We have to ask ourselves that same question from time to time. Why are YOU trying to do all this alone? Recently I got another job and ended up being overwhelmed. I had too … Continue reading Why All Alone?
No matter how many times we attempt to keep things in balance, we must constantly be reviewing our lives to make sure we are on the right track. It is not something that is difficult to do and it is not something that should stress us out. Simply speaking, we need to keep looking at … Continue reading The Way to Find Balance