X-quisit Mentors for the Future Leaders
To promote the growth and development of the student to improve their learning. One of the mentor’s initial responsibilities is to establish a trusting relationship with the student. Mentors have many vital roles and responsibilities; teachers, role models, networkers, counselors, and last but not least living up to their student's expectations. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact with all of our pursuits.
Description of Our Mentors
A willingness to spend the time it takes to build an intensely bonded relationship with the student.
A commitment to believing in the potential and future of
the student; to telling the student what kind of exciting future
you see ahead for him or her; to visualizing and verbalizing
the possibilities of his or her life.
A willingness to be vulnerable and transparent before the
student, willing to share not only strengths and successes, but
also weaknesses, failures, brokenness, and sins.
A willingness to be honest yet affirming in confronting the
student’s errors, faults, and areas of immaturity.
A commitment to standing by the student through
trials—even trials that are self-inflicted as a result of
unawareness or error.
A commitment to helping the student set goals for his or her
spiritual life, career, or ministry, and to help the student
dream his or her dream.
A willingness to objectively evaluate the student’s progress
toward his or her goal.
Above all, a commitment to faithfully put into practice all
that one teaches the student.
(Adapted from Ron Lee Davis, Mentoring, pp. 50-51)