Seven Strengths of a Caring Mentor

Many of us understand the importance of mentorship in the life of a Christian. Perhaps you were discipled by a wonderful older woman, and now you want to fill that role for someone else. Or maybe you knew the struggle of trying to figure it out on our own and longed for an older woman in your life. Or maybe you’ve simply begun plucking out grey hairs (even us 20-somethings) and are starting to think that it’s time to be the older woman for someone younger.

We know the call of Titus 2—to teach the younger women “to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled” (vv. 3-5 ESV). But how do we do that? How do we do this in a caring way? How do we become mentors like the ones who have discipled us? How do we become older women to whom the younger women can go?

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