“Iron sharpens iron,” Proverbs teaches. So, too, does a good mentor. This issue explores the role of mentoring relationships and how they bring new life in places from a college campus to a prison classroom. As you read, consider how mentors have shaped you — and those whom you are called to mentor.
Mentoring with the communion of the saints Karen Marsh looks to “vintage” sinner-saints as conversation partners in college ministry.
Mentoring and being mentored Dean Thompson tells the story of what he learned and taught at Sing Sing prison.
Orthodoxy and forbearance In the second piece of this series, Paul Hooker explores a tension that characterizes religious life.