Resources by Topic: Friendships & Mentoring

"Could We Meet?"

I know you’re busy, but I really need an older woman I trust to give me some advice and counsel. I was wondering if it might be possible for us to get together? …

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Cyber-Mentoring

Almost two years ago, the team at Revive Our Hearts approached me about blogging for a new site, www.LiesYoungWomenBelieve.com. . . …

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Facedown Friends

Erin and her friends unite around another friend at the end of her rope. Do you have a "facedown friend"? …

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Loving Those Relatives!

I always said that if Linda had been different, we could have been the best of friends. But she always seemed to have a wall up, and to keep me at arm’s length. …

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Loving Toads

The Lord’s been teaching me a lot about dealing with “toads” (difficult people) from the life of Moses--a man who was surrounded by them! …

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Never Grocery Shop Alone

You can have a huge impact on the next generation. You can be a truth speaker to the young women around you who need it so desperately. …

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Will You Disciple Me?

One way the church fulfills the Great Commission is to equip spiritually mature women to disciple other women. …

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The Gospel Goal of Mentoring

The goal of mentoring is to know Christ in a more intimate way through the benefit and blessing of walking purposefully alongside a more mature believer. …

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When God Sends a True Friend

Little did I know that God was going to do something at a women’s event that would impact me eternally: God was about to move in and provide me with the gift of a true friend. …

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What’s a Mentor to Do?

What do we do in mentoring? We encourage, comfort, and challenge women to follow what Scripture says. It is as simple as that. And we mentor for one ultimate goal . . . …

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Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Susan shares ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Susan shares ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.  Continue Reading 

Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.  Continue Reading 

Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.  Continue Reading 

Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.  Continue Reading 

Portrait of Friendship

God created women with the unique yearning to develop and nurture relationships. Explore some of the key ingredients of developing and maintaining friendships that last.

Karen Loritts Karen Loritts God created women with the unique yearning to develop and nurture relationships. Explore some of the key ingredients of friendships that last.  Continue Reading 

Message 1: A Woman Adorned and Adorning

“There shouldn’t be any such thing as a lone ranger Christian . . . or a lonely Christian.” Listen in as Nancy casts a vision for living out the beauty of the gospel together—with spiritual mothers, daughters, and sisters. But mostly, with Jesus. Because it’s His grace that trains us for godliness!

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Listen in as Nancy casts a vision for living out the beauty of the gospel together—with spiritual mothers, daughters, and sisters.  Continue Reading 

Message 1 (Drama): The Storm

It’s hard to predict when life’s storms will erupt. But when older women take the time to build into the lives of younger, it can help you ride them out.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal It’s hard to predict when life’s storms will erupt. But when older women take the time to build into the lives of younger, it can help you ride them out.  Continue Reading 

Message 2 (Drama): Wise Woman Bake Off

Living out sound doctrine isn’t just a dry diet of “do this, don’t do that.” It’s a rich mixture of behavior and relationship, that which is right and true and beautiful and good.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal Living out sound doctrine isn’t just a dry diet of “do this, don’t do that.” It’s a rich mixture of behavior and relationship.  Continue Reading 

Message 2: Doctrine, You, and Titus 2

We all have a doctrine. A set of beliefs about God, ourselves, and the world. But is our doctrine sound? Healthy? Consider your own doctrine against the backdrop of Titus 2:1 as Mary challenges us to “hold fast to sound teaching.” After all, it’s right thinking that leads to right living.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian We all have a doctrine. But is it healthy? Consider your own against the backdrop of Titus 2:1. After all, it’s right thinking that leads to right living.  Continue Reading 

Message 3 (Drama): Modeling

The stories of our faith aren’t meant for us alone. They’re to be shared and help those who come after us . . . even long after we’re gone.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal The stories of our faith aren’t meant for us alone. They’re to be shared and help those who come after us . . . even long after we’re gone.  Continue Reading 

Message 3: Don't Give Up on That Modeling ...

“What does it feel like to be an old lady?” Lean in close as Susan Hunt shares four truths she wishes she’d known earlier as well as how to age in grace and dependence on God. See for yourself why she received a standing ovation at the end of this message.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Lean in close as Susan shares four truths she wishes she’d known earlier as well as how to age in grace and dependence on God.  Continue Reading 

Message 4 (Drama): Dorcas

Can you imagine the scene after the death of Dorcas, when the widows weep in front of Peter? It’s a picture of friendship and faith, don’t cha know.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal Can you imagine the scene after the death of Dorcas, when the widows weep in front of Peter? It’s a picture of friendship and faith, don’t cha know.  Continue Reading 

Message 4: Grow Up & Step Up

What does older women training younger women have to do with creation, the fall, redemption, and transformation? Everything, says Susan Hunt. This Titus 2 model might not be the strategy you'd expect to advance the gospel, but this is God’s strategy. “Who but God would have thought of such a strategy,” Susan asks, “using ordinary, weak women to accomplish such ...

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt What does older women training younger women have to do with creation, the fall, redemption, and transformation? Everything, says Susan.  Continue Reading 

Message 5 (Drama): The Cooking Lesson

A cooking lesson leads to more than just mixing, measuring, and melting. In the process, trust is built, lives are blended, and faith starts to marinade.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal A cooking lesson leads to more than just mixing, measuring, and melting. In the process, trust is built, lives are blended, and faith starts to marinade.  Continue Reading 

Message 5: Revival of Reverence

What does it mean to be deeply respectful, and why should this mark the believing woman? In this video, Mary explains why every moment is sacred for the believer and challenges us to “start a revival of reverence.”

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian Mary explains why every moment is sacred for the believer and challenges us to “start a revival of reverence.”  Continue Reading 

Message 6: You Don't Say

You may not slander others verbally, but has your life slandered or misrepresented the character of God? That is the question Dámaris poses in this message. How might our interactions look different if our underlying desire was that others would think more of Jesus?

Dámaris Carbaugh Dámaris Carbaugh You may not slander others verbally, but has your life slandered or misrepresented the character of God?  Continue Reading 

Message 7: At Liberty

You may not abuse alcohol, but what can you not function without? What do you use in excess—that sometimes even enslaves you? Nancy asks us to examine the task masters in our lives and reminds us that we have been set free to serve a new Master now. May we all experience the freedom from bondage that Christ offers.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy asks us to examine the task masters in our lives and reminds us that we have been set free to serve a new Master now.  Continue Reading 

Message 8: A "Sophron" State of Mind

Do you want more self-control? If so, Mary says we need to deal with the beliefs behind our behavior rather than merely focusing on fixing our behavior. “The prerequisite for right living is right thinking.” Let’s pursue “sophron” minds, as that is where self-control begins.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian Do you want more self-control? If so, Mary says we need to deal with the beliefs behind our behavior.  Continue Reading 

Message 9: Passionate About Purity

If you’re struggling to be pure, this message will encourage you to stop “white knuckling it.” “It’s not something we ourselves can do,” Dannah says, “but Jesus can.” Be reminded of what purity is and isn’t, the “why” behind purity, how grace trains us for godliness, and how you can foster communities dominated by grace rather than rules.

Dannah Gresh Dannah Gresh Are you struggling to be pure? Dannah reminds us that we can’t be pure on our own . . . but Jesus can purify us.  Continue Reading 

Message 10: Taste of Heaven

Do you prioritize and value your work at home? “I was fit for work in the church and at the office,” this mom shares, “but I was unfit for God's work for me in my home.” In this video you’ll be reminded that your desire to contribute to something bigger than yourself isn’t wrong; we just need to fix our ...

Betsy Gómez Betsy Gómez Do you prioritize and value your work at home? Be encouraged and challenged by Betsy’s testimony.  Continue Reading 

Message 11: Need Help Lovin' That Man

Whether you have a strong marriage or whether it’s hanging by a thread, Dannah’s transparent story will encourage you to go even deeper in your love for your husband. You won’t want to miss the surprise guest appearance as well.

Dannah Gresh Dannah Gresh Dannah’s transparent story will encourage you to go deeper in your love for your husband.  Continue Reading 

Message 12: An Unexpected Blessing

Independence has always come easier for Robyn than submission. But seeing as submission is God’s idea, Robyn has sought to do just that. Lean in as she explains what godly submission is—and what it is not.

Robyn McKelvy Robyn McKelvy Is independence more your style than submission? Robyn can relate. Lean in as she shares what godly submission is—and is not.  Continue Reading 

Message 13: Life-Givers in Training

Do you view children as a burden or a blessing? Robyn shows from Psalm 127 that children are delightful gifts from God—as well as valuable assets. Be inspired by this mom of ten to enjoy children as God does, and to know that your investment in them is worth every minute.

Robyn McKelvy Robyn McKelvy This mom of ten offers an inspiring message from Psalm 127 reminding us that children are valuable assets and delightful gifts from God.  Continue Reading 

Message 14: Instruments of Grace

Do you consider kindness weak and wimpy . . . or powerful enough to move mountains? In this message, Nancy shares the surprising power of this overlooked virtue. She also wraps up the conference by discussing what is at stake if we don’t practice Titus 2 life-to-life discipleship.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Do you consider kindness wimpy . . . or powerful enough to move mountains? Learn about the surprising power of kindness.  Continue Reading