Inviting someone to be a mentor shouldn’t be random, and it just shouldn’t go to guys who show up for everything. Commitment to your church is important, but it’s not the only thing that matters.

Imagine you had a 30-year-old son who came home and told you he has a mentor. You of course ask, “well who is?” Your gut reaction when you hear the name tells you what you need to know. Think about men you’d be excited to learn were going to mentor your son.

It’s important to create a targeted approach to picking your mentors. You’ll want to have discussions with your other leaders and maybe with the potential mentors themselves about it. And of course, you’ll want to pray about it.

Read this for the “Six Qualities of a Good Mentor.”