Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

A brief overview of the basics of the mentoring process as we practice it at Faith After Mormonism.

Key Points:

  • The authority of the Bible.
  • Four essential goals of mentoring.
  • The mentoring meeting.
  • How a mentoring relationship develops.
  • The role of your trainer.

See Also: Mentoring Basics

Talk About It
  1. What’s your initial reaction to this topic?
  2. Why is it so important that we start with the authority of the Bible as a core conviction?
  3. Does the definition of mentoring offered here correspond to mentoring you have received? Why or why not?
  4. Would you add anything to or subtract anything from the four steps along the mentoring pathway? If so, what and why?
  5. Why is it important to meet regularly and to be well-prepared?
  6. Do you agree or disagree with the advice to not be available to your mentoree all the time? Explain.
  7. In your own words, describe how a mentoring relationship might change over time.
  8. Why is it important to stay connected to your trainer?
  9. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.