HOW CAN YOU AND YOUR CHURCH SUPPORT BCMI?

PRAYER

  • Mobilizing your church to pray for the mentoring ministry
  • Prayer sponsors for specific mentor / youth matches

INVOLVE YOUR CHURCH

  • Invite us to speak and share about BCMI with your congregation on a Sunday
  • Arrange a meeting for us to meet with people in your church who might be interested in a mentoring ministry
  • Lay the groundwork for starting a mentoring ministry in your church
  • Host a 4-hour mentor orientation at your church-Collect gift certificates / tickets for match activities- restaurants, bowling, sporting events, etc.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

  • One time love offering to support match activities
  • Ongoing financial support for operational costs- congregational or individual supporters
  • Collect gift certificates/tickets for match activities- restaurants, bowling, sporting events, etc.

SPREAD AWARENESS

  • Tell other pastors/churches about BCMI
  • Refer families with children who might benefit from having a mentor

Mentoring is a basic foundation of life

One generation passes on knowledge, skills and values to their offspring and apprentices

OUR RESPONSE: CHRISTIAN MENTORING

Proverbs 27:17
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.

Psalm 68:5
Father to the fatherless, defender of widows— this is God, whose dwelling is holy

Psalm 145:4
Let each generation tell its children of your mighty acts; let them proclaim your power.

2 Timothy 2:2
You have heard me teach things that have been confirmed by many reliable witnesses. Now teach these truths to other trustworthy people who will be able to pass them on to others.

1 Thessalonians 2:8
We loved you so much that we shared with you not only God’s Good News but our own lives, too.

Proverbs 13:20
Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.

Acts 8:30-31
Philip ran over and heard the man reading from the prophet Isaiah. Philip asked, “Do you understand what you are reading?” The man replied, “How can I, unless someone instructs me?” And he urged Philip to come up into the carriage and sit with him.