The Company You Keep from Alban adapted from Becoming the Pastor You Hope to Be: Four Practices for Improving Ministry by Barbara J. Blodgett


The Rev. Marthame Sanders of Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church in Atlanta was mentor for a young preacher from his congregation at the 2011 Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville.

Click on Academy of Preachers for information on the 2012 Festival of Young Preachers.
 
Discuss Mentoring at at Faith and Leadership.com

10 Ways to Mentor a Young Preacher from the Academy of Preachers

10. Give a young preacher books from your library.
9. Pray for a young preacher.
8. Take a young preacher to a preaching conference.
7. Give a young preacher opportunity to preach.
6. Introduce a young preacher to other preachers.
5. Write a young preacher letters of encouragement.
4. Let a young preacher accompany you on a pastoral visit.
3. Send a young preacher on a mission trip.
2. Invite a young preacher into your home and library.
1. Accompany a young preacher on a visit to a college, university, or seminary.

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