We come out of February, knowing that we can have real friendships with healthy boundaries. You do not have to be isolated or alone in ministry. We come into March talking about the importance of mentorship. Healthy friendships can lead to organic mentorship.
Real Friendships with Healthy Boundaries
My husband and I had the privilege of being part of a church plant for 5 years. As a result, I learned so much during this time and I grew tremendously. One thing I learned was how to have friendships- real friendships with health boundaries. While making these friendships, I allowed myself to be in a place where organic mentorship would happen. But I had to be intentional in spending the time to know my friends. I had to ……..
Firstly, be part of their daily lives
Secondly, Give them time to share their heart
Lastly, let the Holy Spirit speak through me in His time.
So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples. John 13:34-35
In conclusion, I am so thankful for the lessons I learned at our church plant especially that healthy friendships can lead to organic mentorship.
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