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Does the Book Format Matter? Does the Book Format Matter?
Mentoring

Does the Book Format Matter?

Posted by Kevin Harris on October 1, 2018

We already debunked the idea that men aren’t readers, or won’t read the required books for a Radical Mentoring group. Along the same lines, mentors often ask if the format of the book matters. Can…

Mentors Show The Way Mentors Show The Way
Mentoring

Mentors Show The Way

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 10, 2018

“The O.C.” is home to some of the best surfing in the continental United States. Decades ago, the Beach Boys and Hollywood helped make these California beaches popular, and the sport of surfing take off….

The Secret to Getting Men to Read The Secret to Getting Men to Read
Mentoring

The Secret to Getting Men to Read

Posted by Kevin Harris on September 3, 2018

If I’ve heard it one time, I’ve heard it a million times . . . “How do you expect men in a Radical Mentoring group to read nine books over nine months?” “But men aren’t…

The Difference Between Fathers and Mentors The Difference Between Fathers and Mentors
Fatherhood

The Difference Between Fathers and Mentors

Posted by Regi Campbell on July 2, 2018

Fathers can be mentors, but mentors aren’t necessarily fathers. Mentors choose to mentor, but once a man becomes a father, he is always a father. I believe that’s why God chose the father-son paradigm to…

The Case for Bo’s Cafe The Case for Bo’s Cafe
Community

The Case for Bo’s Cafe

Posted by Regi Campbell on June 22, 2018

Once guys have been in a really good group, whether it’s a Radical Mentoring group or another flavor, they always want to be in that kind of group. Awhile back, I met with a young lawyer,…

Six Qualities of a Good Mentor Six Qualities of a Good Mentor
Mentoring

Six Qualities of a Good Mentor

Posted by Kevin Harris on June 11, 2018

Occasionally, I will get a mildly panicked phone call from a concerned church leader. Some of their groups aren’t working out as expected. After asking a few questions, I almost always uncover two primary symptoms,…

Leader Development or Disciple-making? Leader Development or Disciple-making?
Mentoring

Leader Development or Disciple-making?

Posted by Regi Campbell on June 4, 2018

Sometimes we talk about Radical Mentoring as a disciple-making process and other times we call it a leader development program. So which is it? Is it a distinction without a difference? What is the difference?…

Generating Interest in Disciple-Making Generating Interest in Disciple-Making
Mentoring

Generating Interest in Disciple-Making

Posted by Regi Campbell on May 10, 2018

Empty seats are a waste. Whenever I see a bunch of empty seats on a MARTA train, I think “billions of dollars invested to carry seven people!” I used to have the same thought when…

Who Should I Mentor? Who Should I Mentor?
Mentoring

Who Should I Mentor?

Posted by Regi Campbell on April 9, 2018

When we read stories about mentoring, we usually visualize an older person meeting with a younger one. But how much older? For years, we’ve been saying the best spread between mentor and mentee is two…