SPEAKING TOPICS


Under the Wing: Mentoring
How to begin a mentoring ministry and maintain an ongoing program in your church or organization.   


Woman to Woman: Mentoring for Women
How to begin a life of personal mentoring: take another under your wing and nudge her along the path to godly, ethical living.   


Seeking Wisdom: How to find a Mentor
How to decide the character traits needed for your spiritual walk and how to find someone to encourage you along the way.   


Friend to Friend: Bible study, Two-by-Two
How to begin two-by-two Bible studies in your church or in your home, with a woman who is spiritually younger than you (adult or teen); how to come alongside and share faith stories. 


Friendships of Faith: Bible Study, Two-by-Two
How to grow more mature in faith through a two-by-two Bible study. This can be used for individual women or mentors and their mereas (mentees). 


Friendships of Purpose: Bible Study, Two-by-Two
God is sure your life has purpose. Are you sure? How to align your will with God's will, finding the perfect purpose for your life. 


Help! I don't do Alligators!
Hear the hilarious stories of "things we don't do," including inspiring words to get us past the "alligators of life!" 


Throw the First Two Away: Keep the Rest!
A funny look at parenting using the Pancake Rule. How to bring up godly children; hints on having quiet time with them (and God) in the midst of a ungodly day! Join Edna in The Beautiful Hat Society of Spartanburg
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IDEAS YOU CAN STEAL!

Don't wait until you're perfect to mentor. By then all your teeth will have fallen out and no one will understand you.

Women to Women: Preparing Yourself to Mentor, page 6.  If you stand in the middle of darkness--war in your neighborhood, fighting in your denomination, or friction in your family—the Light of the World calls you His Daughter to shine as a star, a light in your world.

Friend to Friend: Enriching Friendships through a Shared Study of Philippians, page 71.  A word to remember: Merea, "Mah-RAY-ah," (Hebrew, feminine form, used in the Old Testament about the time of Ruth and Naomi) meaning: "dear, young friend," a huggable word for the one being mentored.

Woman to Woman: Preparing Yourself to Mentor, pp. v-vi  How can Christ's blood cleanse you? Its seems unlikely in human terms but think of this: Ash from fire in an Old Testament sacrifice (or vinegar on hyssop given to Jesus) is an acid. Add the Old Testament tallow (oil in Jesus' blood and flesh) and they combine to form the ingredients for soap, which cleanses when mixed with water. My grandmother used lye (acid) plus the oil/animal fat to make soap. Wow! Even today we are symbolically washed clean with that formula: the blood of Jesus cleanses us from sin!

Friendships of Faith... Hebrews, page 114  "Undering" is the art of coming under the authority of Jesus: remaining under his wing (Ps. 91:4) of protection and guidance. Start undering today!
Friend to Friend... Philippians, page 8-9 


 




 

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