There are millions of children in the United States suffering trauma and trying to navigate the chaos of life without anyone helping them along the way.They are alone, scared, and in desperate need of a positive relationship. They need someone like you to be a positive voice and helping hand in their lives, to guide them into the love of Christ.
So what can we as Christ-followers do about it? Jesus cared the most for people—especially vulnerable people—and He calls us to do the same. Because relationships change lives, You Can Mentor will help you build positive, lasting, and life-changing relationships with the kids who need it the most.
With stories of how his life was turned around by mentors, founder of Forerunner Mentoring and podcast host, Zach Garza, shares practical tips for cultivating a Godly mentoring mindset, engaging and sustaining a healthy mentoring relationship, and the tools to overcome difficult mentoring obstacles. With memorable stories and his hard-earned insight, Zach equips you with a compassionate understanding of the difficult world these kids navigate every day and the tools to make a difference in their lives. You can mentor.
Identity is who we are.
Purpose is what we do.
Community is how we bless and are blessed by others.
The understanding and application of these key terms are invaluable to promoting a holistic perspective in all we are and do. They help us in the hard work of investing in people, just like King David did for his best friend's son, Mephibosheth. The "IPC" model within these pages gives parents, teachers, and mentors inspiring ideas and practical instruction for how to live intentional lives that produce peace and gratitude. John's stories of how God has provided over the years through so many will encourage readers to realize they can freely give as they have been freely given.