I am incredibly grateful for the church I grew up in. I was loved, nutured, encouraged, corrected, and challenged there. We had traditions that were both local and denominational. The
My pastor preached a great message this past Sunday that triggered some thoughts and a memory. It a scene that is seared in my mind and etched on my
We were serving together at a traditionally strong and healthy church. I was still very young and learning what it meant to lead. One day we were talking about the
My mentor, Jim, poured far more into me than he realized. It has been over 24 years since we first met and his investment in me is still bearing fruit.
1men·tor noun \ˈmen-ˌtȯr, -tər\ : someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced and often younger person The word ‘mentor’ comes from comes from Homer’s Odyssey. Odysseus,