The Power of One-on-One: Discovering the Joy and Satisfaction of Mentoring Others

The Power of One-on-One: Discovering the Joy and Satisfaction of Mentoring Others

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Overview

For the past forty years, Jim Stump could be found sitting in a café on the Stanford University campus chatting with some of the most talented athletes in the world, walking with them, getting to know them, sharing his life with them, and loving them. He understands that the best way to have an eternal impact on the world is to develop deep and meaningful relationships with a handful of people. When Jesus walked the earth, he focused his energies not on filling stadiums but on twelve handpicked disciples whom he mentored and equipped to carry out ministries of their own.

With engaging personal stories of the famous athletes he has mentored, along with examples from the life of Jesus, Jim Stump shows how to develop rich mentoring relationships with the people in our lives. He answers the question so many of us have—"How can I help to bring my friends to faith?"—by providing simple steps toward developing those relationships, living life authentically, and sharing faith with those we care about.

Pastors, youth pastors, small group leaders, and individual believers will find The Power of One-on-One inspirational, encouraging, and practical.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801015847
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jim Stump is the founder of Sports Challenge and has been a one-on-one mentor to many hundreds of Stanford student athletes for over forty years. He has also served as chaplain for the San Francisco 49ers and the San Francisco Giants. A graduate of Wheaton College, Stump lives in California with his wife, Linda.

Frank Martin
is the author or coauthor of twenty books. A frequent collaborator, he has written books with such notable personalities as Nicky Cruz, Jerry Jenkins, Tim LaHaye, Dr. O. S. Hawkins, Wally Armstrong, and Jimmy Evans. He lives in Colorado with his wife, Ruthie, and their two children. For more information, please visit www.frankmartin.net.

Table of Contents

Foreword John Ortberg 11

Acknowledgments 13

Note to the Reader 15

Introduction: One-on-One 17

1 Everyone Needs the Savior 27

Part 1 The Mentoring Model of Sharing Your Faith 39

2 The Accidental Evangelist 41

3 The Jesus Model 53

4 The Power of the Gospel 64

5 Effective Principles of Mentoring: Part 1 77

6 Effective Principles of Mentoring: Part 2 86

Part 2 How Would Jesus Bring Your Friends to Faith? 97

7 He Would Accept Them as They Are 99

8 He Would Show Them That He Cared 109

9 He Would Teach Them How to Pray 118

10 He Would Always Tell the Truth 129

11 He Would Be a Friend for Life 138

Part 3 Simple Steps to Sharing Your Faith 149

12 The Indescribable Gospel of Grace 151

13 Would You Like to Know God Personally? 160

14 It's All about Jesus 173

Afterword Randy Alcorn 185

Notes 187

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