The Family of Faith: The Place of Natural Mentoring in the Church's Christian Formation of Adolescents

From: Volume 7, Issue 2: Fall 2010, Spiritual Formation and Christian Education Pages 267-280


Previous research has shown that an important resource in adolescent development is the presence of natural mentors. Yet what is the impact of natural mentoring on adolescents' spiritual development? This article looks primarily at an exegesis of Titus 2:1-??8 in order to gain biblical insights regarding the use of natural mentoring in the church's Christian education of adolescents.



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