9781841015620

In recent years the ancient Christian practice of spiritual direction has become increasingly popular, as more and more people from every part of the Church seek to know God more deeply. Terms such as ‘mentoring’ and ‘soul’ or ‘spiritual’ friendship are also being used to describe the process of one person coming alongside another to help them grow as a disciple of Jesus. This accessible book is an introduction to spiritual mentoring, for those exploring this aspect of discipleship or embarking on training for ministry as a mentor within their church. As an experienced spiritual mentor, Tony Horsfall uses the metaphor of a journey to explain what mentoring means, its benefits to all involved, and how to explore the call to mentor others. It will encourage you to prioritise your own spiritual growth, as well as consider whether God may be calling you to be a ‘soul friend