This is a helpful introduction and encouragement to form healthy mentoring relationships. The combination of biblical teaching and personal testimonies from a wide variety of contexts, provides a firm foundation from which to flourish.
Jonathan Thomas, Pastor, Cornerstone Church, Abergavenny, Wales; author, ‘Intentional Interruptions: Learning to be Interrupted the Way God Intended’
This is an essential book for those who want to deliberately invest in the spiritual development of other believers.
Paul Pease, Pastor, Hook Evangelical Church, Surbiton, London
In our day of social media ‘influencers’ (many inexperienced and undignified), Davies pulls us back to Christian influencing in and for the sake holiness, wisdom, character and experience. Written by a true mentor, Davies practically models what he writes; chiefly as he calls us to listen to others as the Lord Jesus did. This book is an inspirational demonstration of the power of mentoring in the life of the Church.
Natalie Brand, Bible teacher and author of ‘Priscilla, Where Are You? A Call to Joyful Theology’
Writing out of his own experience and out of the experience of many other Christians whose stories are shared in this book, Dr Davies encourages us to consider whether the Lord may be calling us to a mentoring role, whether in our own local community, or in the broader life of the Christian Church today.
Hector Morrison, Principal, Highland Theological College, Dingwall
This book is authentic and is the fruit of a lifetime Dr Davies has spent mentoring others, including myself. I was left challenged to deepen my faith, encouraged to mentor others, and equipped with how to do so well. Highly recommended.
Laura Sanlon, Latin Link and Lausanne Europe
Though largely unseen and likely under–utilised, mentoring is a highly valuable ministry. It is warmly explained and commended by Eryl and exemplified by those he gives voice to in this very helpful book.
Jonny Raine, Minister, Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church, Wales & Editor, Evangelical Magazine
… Davies advocates prayer–driven, self–sacrificial, personal investment. The spiritual power of this model can be traced to a simple principle – it calls on mentors to be Christ–like so that their mentees can grow in Christ–likeness.