Mentoring in the New Testament (5 of 5) – Paul and Timothy

Other posts in this series: Barnabas and Paul – Part 1, Barnabas and Paul – Part 2, Barnabas and John Mark, Priscilla & Aquila and Apollos This is the final example in this series on Mentoring in the New Testament. In this series, we have not looked at the mentoring of Jesus, because truthfully His […]

Mentoring in the New Testament (3 of 5) – Barnabas and John Mark

Other posts in this series: Barnabas and Paul – Part 1, Barnabas and Paul – Part 2 John Mark came from a Godly family.  His mother was Mary, the lady who held the prayer meeting for Peter when he was in prison (Acts 12:12).  His cousin was Barnabas (Colossians 4:10).  He was given great privilege […]

Mentoring in the New Testament (2 of 5) – Barnabas and Paul – Part 2

Other posts in this series: Barnabas and Paul – Part 1 Previously, we learned some lessons from the mentoring relationship of Barnabas and Paul about being an encourager, believing in people when others won’t, and being willing to take a risks with others. Here are a few more lessons from these men: 1. Barnabas involved […]

Mentoring in the New Testament (1 of 5) – Barnabas and Paul – Part 1

Recently, I wrote a series of posts about Mentoring in the Old Testament.  The next series of five posts will cover some examples of mentoring in the New Testament.  The first example is that of Barnabas and Paul. 1. Barnabas was the ideal mentor because he was an encourager. He was part of the multitude […]

Mentoring in the Old Testament Notes

Last week, I finished a seven-part series on my blog called “Mentoring in the Old Testament.”  The series comes from a class I taught in June at the Our Generation Training Centre.  You can access all seven parts of the series below as well as download the entire series in a PDF. I hope that […]

Mentoring in the Old Testament (7 of 7) – Elijah and Elisha

Other posts in this series: Introduction, Jethro and Moses Part 1, Jethro and Moses Part 2, Moses and Joshua, Moses and Caleb, Jonathan and David One of the best examples of intentional mentoring in the Old Testament is found in Elijah and Elisha. Elijah was God’s prophet, and God used him in powerful ways.  He […]

Mentoring in the Old Testament (6 of 7) – Jonathan and David

Other posts in this series: Introduction, Jethro and Moses Part 1, Jethro and Moses Part 2, Moses and Joshua, Moses and Caleb, Samuel and Saul Jonathan and David were friends, but much more than that.  Jonathan was most likely older than David and certainly of a higher status, but he was willing to do everything […]

Mentoring in the Old Testament (5 of 7) – Samuel and Saul

Other posts in this series: Introduction, Jethro and Moses Part 1, Jethro and Moses Part 2, Moses and Joshua, Moses and Caleb Saul was a young man with great potential and much natural ability.  Saul started out well relying upon his natural ability, but his reign quickly deteriorated due to a lack of character and […]

Mentoring in the Old Testament (4 of 7) – Moses and Caleb

Other posts in this series: Introduction, Jethro and Moses Part 1, Jethro and Moses Part 2, Moses and Joshua Relevant Scripture Passages: Num. 13; 14:6–9; 34:16–19; Josh. 14:6–15. The mentoring of Moses is not something that is directly described in the Bible but more implied.  It is very possible that Moses groomed Caleb for leadership, […]